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July 25, 2022

AERA Highlights: Submissions Deadline for 2023 Annual Meeting Extended to August 1, John B. Diamond to Deliver 2022 Brown Lecture, and More!

An update from the folks at the American Educational Research Association.

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July 2022


Submissions Deadline for 2023 Annual Meeting Extended to August 1

The deadline for submissions for the 2023 AERA Annual Meeting has been extended from July 27 to August 1. Read more

AERA Selects John B. Diamond to Deliver 2022 Brown Lecture in Education Research

John B. Diamond, professor of sociology and education policy in Brown University’s department of sociology and Annenberg Institute for School Reform, has been selected to present the 2022 Brown Lecture in Education Research. Read more

From the Desk of the Executive Director: Expert Researchers Invited to Join Social Scientists’ Amicus Briefs

I am writing to you through Highlights to reach relevant experts in the education research community who may be interested in signing on to two Supreme Court amicus briefs that will be heard this fall: SFFA v. Harvard and SFFA v. University of North Carolina–Chapel HillRead more

2022 Annual Meeting Paper Authors Encouraged to Create or Upload Presentations in the AERA i-Presentation Gallery—Deadline: August 15

AERA encourages all 2022 Annual Meeting paper authors to take advantage of the opportunity to create or upload their 2022 presentation to the AERA i-Presentation Gallery if they have not done so already. Read more

AERA Nominations Sought

AERA Nominating Committee Seeks Recommendations for 2023 Elected Officers—Deadline: September 8

The AERA Nominating Committee seeks recommendations of candidates for AERA-wide offices. Read more

Nominating Committee for AERA Graduate Student Council Welcomes Recommendations—Deadline: September 15

The AERA Graduate Student Council Nominating Committee welcomes recommendations of well-qualified individuals as potential candidates to run for GSC office in the 2023 election. Read more

Nominating Committee for AERA SIG Executive Committee Seeks Recommendations—Deadline: September 15

The Nominating Committee for the AERA Special Interest Groups Executive Committee seeks recommendations for well-qualified candidates to run for the positions of chair-elect and member-at-large in the 2023 election. Read more

2023 Annual Meeting Submissions Deadline Fast Approaching!

Don’t Miss Out – Submit by August 1!
The call for submissions for the 2023 Annual Meeting will close on August 1 (extended from July 27). Learn more about the theme.
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AERA Publications News

Special Issue of Educational Researcher Aims to Advance Trans Research in K–12 Education

A newly released special issue of Educational Researcher, titled “Trans Studies in K–12 Education,” focuses on trans studies—and trans justice—in K–12 education and the critical need for this emergent field in education research. Read more

Outgoing EEPA Editor Julie Marsh Offers 10 Tips on Submitting Papers for Review

As I begin to transition off the editorial team for EEPA, I’ve been reflecting on reviews seen and decisions made these past four years. Read more

Research and Science Policy News

Senate Commerce Committee Holds Hearing on the Nomination of Arati Prabhakar as OSTP Director

On July 20, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Arati Prabhakar to serve as director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Read more

Slimmed-Down Competitiveness Bill Introduced with NSF Reauthorization Language

On July 19, the Senate advanced a procedural motion on a 64–34 vote that opened consideration of the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors Act. Read more

AERA Calls
AERA Publications Calls
New AERA Videos
Watch open access videos of other selected prominent sessions from the 2022 Annual Meeting.
Beyond AERA
Visit the Beyond AERA webpage for professional advancement opportunities from other organizations, including calls for papers and submissions, meetings and conferences, and other activities.


In Memoriam

AERA members who have recently passed away

Zollie Stevenson, Jr., 69, died on July 8. He served at Philander Smith College as vice president for academic affairs before retiring in 2019. Stevenson was a member of the AERA Council and served as vice president of Division H: Research, Evaluation, and Assessment in Schools. Read more

AERA in the News

Recent media coverage of AERA and AERA-published research

More AERA in the News



AERA Highlights is published by the American Educational Research Association monthly to inform members and others interested in education research about the latest news and developments in AERA and in the field.

Editor: Felice J. Levine

Managing Editors: Tony Pals and John Neikirk

Contributors: Nathan Bell, Marla Koenigsknecht, Audrey Poe, Christy Talbot, and Martha Yager


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