Eggertsen Prize in History of Education

The History of Education Society is accepting submissions for the Claude A. Eggertsen Prize for the dissertation judged to be the most outstanding in the field of History of Education. This includes work on schooling and educational institutions more broadly, and the dissertation may have a domestic or international focus. The next award will be presented at the fall 2008 meeting of the History of Education Society. The prize carries an award of $1,000 for the winner. Self nominations are welcome. Qualified applicants must have completed the dissertation and graduated during the calendar year 2007. Entrants should send three copies of the dissertation and a cover letter to:

Joy Williamson
Dept. of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
College of Education
University of Washington
Box 353600
Seattle, WA 98195

The postmark date for entries has been extended to April 18, 2008.

About Jeremy Burman

Jeremy Trevelyan Burman is a senior doctoral student in York University’s Department of Psychology, specializing in the history of developmental psychology and its theory (especially that pertaining to Jean Piaget). Prior to returning to academia, he was a producer at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.