SED Professor wins 2010 Kuhmerker Dissertation Award

SED Assistant Professor Scott Seider was named the winner of the 2010 Kuhmerker Dissertation Award. The annual award given out by the Association for Moral Education recognizes outstanding doctoral dissertations and gives recognition and commendation to doctoral students addressing work that informs, develops, or relates to, the understanding of moral development, moral functioning or moral education.

The award winning dissertation is titled, “Literature, Justice, & Resistance: Engaging Adolescents from Privileged Groups in Social Action.” The dissertation used a mixed methods design to consider the effectiveness of a social justice education course upon participating high school students.

Professor Seider will be presented the Award at the Association for Moral Education conference in St Louis, Missouri in November.