Michelle Fine Receives APA Award for Distinguished Contributions
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Distinguished Professor Michelle Fine (Psychology/Urban Education/Women’s Studies) has received the 2017 Distinguished Contributions in Qualitative Inquiry Award, a prestigious honor bestowed by the American Psychological Association (APA).
The annual award honors an individual who demonstrates a “long and distinguished history of scientific contributions” within the areas of the APA’s Division 5, which promotes high standards in research and practical application of program evaluation, measurement, statistics, assessment, and qualitative methods.
Fine, a social psychologist who focuses on social injustice and its impact on marginalized communities and youth, is a founding faculty member of the GC’s Public Science Project, a collective that produces critical scholarship for use in social policy debates and organizing movements for educational equity and human rights.
She has authored, co-authored, or edited 20 academic books on topics such as high school dropouts, women with disabilities, critical race theory, feminist psychology, and Muslim American youth. Her many previous honors include the 2013 APA award for Distinguished Contributions to Research in Public Policy.
Submitted on: FEB 15, 2017
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