Teacher’s College – Columbia University:
Faculty members Jeanne Brooks-Gunn and Herbert P. Ginsburg have been elected to the National Academy of Education (NAEd). They are among 11 education leaders who were elected to the Academy for their “pioneering efforts in education research and policy development,” the Academy announced.
“The newly elected members are preeminent leaders in their respective areas of educational research, and they have had extraordinary impact on education in the U.S.,” said TC President Susan H. Fuhrman, who is also President of NAEd.
Brooks-Gunn is the Virginia and Leonard Marx Professor of Child Development and Education at Teachers College, where she is co-director of the National Center for Children and Families. She is also a Professor of Pediatrics at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University, and co-director of the Columbia University Institute for Child and Family Policy.
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