A&M-Commerce Alum Wins Two Dissertation Awards

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) named A&M-Commerce graduate Dr. Meghan Gowin winner of the 2023 Selma Greenberg Outstanding Dissertation Award for her Research on Women and Education special interest group dissertation.

The dissertation, titled “Sister outsider: Lived experiences of black women early childhood educators who employ culturally relevant pedagogy,” also received a dissertation award in the Critical Perspectives on Early Childhood Education special interest group.

Gowin—who earned a doctorate in supervision, curriculum and instruction, specializing in early childhood education from A&M-Commerce in 2022—is a post-doctoral researcher at Erikson Institute in Chicago, Illinois.

Learn more about AERA at their website and explore opportunities available through the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at A&M-Commerce.

(Photo courtesy of Erikson Institute.)