IEA honors Amita Chudgar for research paper

September 11, 2010

Amita Chudgar, assistant professor of educational administration and education policy, has received the 2010 Dick Wolf Memorial Award for an outstanding published paper from the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA).

The paper she co-authored with Thomas F. Luschei, National Income, Income Inequality, and the Importance of Schools: A Hierarchical Cross-national Comparison, explores the role of schools in improving mathematics and science performance across 25 diverse countries.

The paper was published in the American Educational Research Journal in 2009.

The Dick Wolf Award includes a cash prize and a certificate from IEA.