Previous recipients of the
David H. Russell Award for Distinguished Research in the Teaching of English
2008 Leila Christenbury: "Retracing the Journey: Teaching and Learning in an American High School"
2007 Sharon Crowley: Toward a Civil Discourse: Rhetoric and Fundamentalism
2006 Catherine Prendergast: Literacy and Racial Justice: The Politics of Learning after Brown v. Board of Education
2005 No award given
2004 Gerald Graff, Clueless in Academe
2003 Michael W. Smith and Jeffrey Wilhelm—Reading Don’t Fix No Chevys: Literacy in the Lives of Young Men
2002 Anne J. Herrington and Marcia Curtis—Persons in Process: Four Stories of Writing and Personal Development in College (2000)
2001 Geneva Smitherman: Talkin That Talk: African American Language and Culture
2000 Thomas Newkirk: The Performance of Self in Student Writing
1999 Vivian Gussin Paley: The Girl with the Brown Crayon: How Children Use Stories to Shape Their Lives.
1998 Arthur N. Applebee: Curriculum as Conversation: Transforming Traditions of Teaching and Learning
1997 George Hillocks, Jr.: Teaching Writing as Reflective Practice (1995) (A synthesis of theory and practice for the reflective teaching of writing)
1996 Brian Street: Social Literacies: Critical Approaches to Literacy Development, Ethnography, and Education (1995) (An exploration of multiple literacies in cross-cultural contexts)
1995 Victor Villanueva, Jr.: Bootstraps: From an American Academic of Color (1994) (An account and a study of race, class, literacy, and literacy instruction)
1994 Anne Haas Dyson: Social Worlds of Children Learning to Write in an Urban Primary School (1993) (A study of the social lives and literacy learning of urban school children)
1993 Deborah Brandt: Literacy as Involvement: The Acts of Writers, Readers, and Texts (1990) (A redefinition of literacy and literacy development through a process perspective)
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