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American Education Research Association Outstanding Dissertation Awards

Divisions of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) award prizes for outstanding doctoral dissertations on an annual basis. The recipients of these competitive awards are recognized for significant scholarly research. To view dissertations in respective areas, click on the tabs above or on the links below.


Division A: Administration, Organization, and Leadership | Division B: Curriculum Studies | Division C: Learning and Instruction (No Awards Given)

Division D: Measurement and Research Methodology | Division E: Counseling and Human Development | Division F: History and Historiography (No Awards Given)

Division G: Social Context and Education | Division H: Research, Evaluation, and Assessment | Division I: Education in the Professions (No Awards Given)

Division J: Postsecondary Education | Division K: Teacher and Teacher Education | Division L: Education Policy and Politics