Professor Cherry McGee Banks has been selected as a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association. This represents one of the highest honors that is awarded in the field of educational research. AERA is the premier research association in our field and this award is only offered to the most accomplished senior scholars in educational research.
Dr. Banks is world-renowned for her work in Multicultural Education. Dr. Banks' current research is concerned with teacher self-understanding and intergroup education. Professor Banks has published in numerous journals including thePhi Delta Kappan, Educational Policy, Theory into Practice, and Educational Horizons. She is also associate editor of the Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education and co-editor of Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives. Professor Banks serves on several national committees and boards including the American Educational Research Associations Outstanding Book Award Committee and the Board of Examiners for the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education.