Thursday, March 17, 2016

AESA 2016 Critics Choice Book Award Selection Committee and Book Nominations

AESA Critics Choice Book Award Selection Committee and Book Nominations

Two important deadlines:
A. Committee Membership, 4/15/16
B. Book nominations, 5/1/16

A. **Call for Committee Membership** Apply by 4/15/16

The AESA Critics Choice Book Award Committee is seeking interested
AESA members to serve a three-year term to participate in this
important endeavor. During the period June 15 – August 15, 2016 the
committee will review texts nominated for the award as outstanding
titles of interest to foundations scholars.

Please read through the information below and let me know of your
interest to be considered for the committee no later than April 15th,
2016 (

Selection for the committee will be based on considerations of
diversity of membership.

In your email please include the following information:
1. rank
2. discipline
3. race/ethnicity
4. gender
5. geography
6. scholarly interest
7. type of institutional affiliation (e.g. liberal arts vs. research
8. other factors of diversity which merit consideration.

B. **Call for Book Nominations** Nominate by 5/1/16

The AESA 2016 Critics Choice Book Award Selection Committee (CCBASC)
announces the call for book nominations to be considered for the 2016
Critics Choice Book Award.  Recipients of the award will be honored at
the 2016 annual meeting of the American Educational Studies
Association and will be displayed in our Book Exhibit room.

The CCBASC is eager to identify and bring attention to texts that are
of general appeal, interest and significance to the area of
Foundations of Education.  Through an open nomination process, we hope
to produce a broad range of nominated titles across all areas of
Foundations of Education, including scholarship that foregrounds
historical, philosophical, sociological and/or cultural studies
approaches to educational inquiry. We seek to maintain the spirit of
the Critics Choice Book Award (outlined in the AESA bylaws) as a
noncompetitive way to call attention to outstanding contemporary
publications, which may be of interest and professional use to AESA
members in their scholarship and teaching.

per member. Publishers may not nominate books. Books with a
publication date of 2014, 2015 or 2016 will be considered for the 2016
Critics Choice Book Award.  Self-nomination is allowed.  To nominate a
text, please include the full citation as well as a brief rationale
(no more than 100 words) outlining how the book demonstrates
excellence according to the following criteria: 1) relevance to
Foundations of Education and the mission of AESA; 2) originality of
research; 3) scholarly or intellectual impact on the field; and/or 4)
significance of topic.

Please submit all nominations by May 1, 2016 to Jason Goulah, chair of
the CCBASC, at

Thank you,
Jason Goulah, PhD
Associate Professor of Bilingual-Bicultural Education and
Director of the Institute for Daisaku Ikeda Studies in Education;
Director of Bilingual-Bicultural Education and World Languages Education

DePaul University
College of Education
Department of Leadership, Language & Curriculum
2247 N. Halsted Street, 354
Chicago, IL 60614-3624

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