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Cheryl J. Craig is a Professor, an Endowed Chair of Urban Education and the Program Lead for Technology and Teacher Education in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, Texas A&M University. She is an American Educational Research Association (AERA) Fellow, a recipient of the AERA Division B (Curriculum) Outstanding Lifetime Career Award, a winner of the AERA Division K (Teaching & Teacher Education) Legacy Award and has been honored with AERA's Michael Huberman Award for Outstanding Contributions to Understanding the Lives of Teachers. She additionally was awarded the AERA Exemplary Research in Teaching and Teacher Education in 2021. Craig also has been honored with the International Study Association on Teachers and Teaching STAR Award for Significant and Exemplary Contributions through Research, Teaching and Professional Service in the International Field of Teaching and Teacher Education. Being an AERA Fellow and an ISATT STAR awardee, coupled with her many other recognitions (including KDP Teacher of the Year) make her one of the most distinguished professors in teaching and teacher education and the general field of education today. Further proof is that she is the only professor in AERA history to be honored with the Division K Legacy Award and Division K Exemplary Research Award in the same year (2021).

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Academic Articles109
  • Hill-Jackson, V., Ladson-Billings, G., & Craig, C. J. (2022). Teacher Education and “Climate Change”: In Navigating Multiple Pandemics, Is the Field Forever Altered?. Journal of Teacher Education. 73(1), 5-7.
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  • Li, J., & Craig, C. J. (2021). A beginning teacher’s living of counter stories in a high-needs school in rural China. Research Papers in Education. 1-20.
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  • Craig, C. J., Li, J., & Kelley, M. (2021). ‘Charting waters of New Seas’: the scholarly contributions of Elliot Eisner. Journal of Curriculum Studies. 1-18.
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  • Craig, C. J. (2020). Fish Jumps Over the Dragon Gate:An Eastern Image of a Western Scholar’s Career Trajectory. Research Papers in Education. 35(6), 722-745.
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Books5
  • Craig, C. J. (2020). Curriculum Making, Reciprocal Learning, and the Best-Loved Self. Palgrave MacMillan.
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  • Craig, C. J., Turchi, L., & McDonald, D. M. (2020). Cross-Disciplinary, Cross-Institutional Collaboration in Teacher Education Cases of Learning and Leading. Palgrave MacMillan.
  • Craig, C. J., Curtis, G. A., Kelley, M., Martindell, P. T., & Pérez, M. M. (2020). Knowledge Communities in Teacher Education. Springer International Publishing.
  • Clift, R. T., Loughran, J., Mills, G. E., & Craig, C. J. (2015). Inside the Role of Dean. Routledge.
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Chapters38
  • Craig, C. J., & Auzenne-Curl, C. T. (2021). Community, Identity, and Change: An Inquiry into Professional Development Partnerships for Literacy Education in Urban Context. Advances in Research on Teaching. Advances in Research on Teaching. 1-18. Emerald Publishing Limited.
  • Martindell, P. T., Craig, C. J., & Auzenne-Curl, C. T. (2021). Reflective Conversation on the Value of Longevity as Collaborators in Education. Advances in Research on Teaching. Advances in Research on Teaching. 153-167. Emerald Publishing Limited.
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  • Evans, P. K., Stokes, D. W., & Craig, C. J. (2021). A Narrative Inquiry into Teaching Physics as Inquiry: One Teacher's Journey. Advances in Research on Teaching. Preparing Teachers to Teach the STEM Disciplines in America’s Urban Schools. 41-64. Emerald Publishing Limited.
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  • Stokes, D. W., Evans, P. K., & Craig, C. J. (2021). Collaboration between a Physics Professor and a Physics Teacher/Teacher Educator. Advances in Research on Teaching. Preparing Teachers to Teach the STEM Disciplines in America’s Urban Schools. 27-40. Emerald Publishing Limited.
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  • Evans, P. K., McAlister-Shields, L., Manuel, M., Stokes, D. W., Nguyen, H. a., & Craig, C. J. (2021). Examining the Impact of Informal Experiences on Preservice Teachers' Self-efficacy. Advances in Research on Teaching. Preparing Teachers to Teach the STEM Disciplines in America’s Urban Schools. 85-108. Emerald Publishing Limited.
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chaired theses and dissertations
Email
cheryljcraig@gmail.com
First Name
Cheryl
Last Name
Craig
mailing address
EDCT 402; Texas A&M University; Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4232
USA