Powell Wins 2018 Early Career Research Award

Dec. 5, 2017

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Sarah Powell

Sarah Powell, assistant professor in the Department of Special Education, has been named the recipient of the Division for Research 2018 Distinguished Early Career Research Award by the Council for Exceptional Children Division for Research (CEC-DR). This prestigious award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding scientific contributions in basic and/or applied research in special education within the first 10 years after receiving the doctoral degree.

CEC-DR called Powell one of the most promising young scholars in the area of mathematics education and high incidence disabilities, citing her mathematics intervention work, which is gaining considerable recognition in the United States and internationally. She will be recognized at a ceremony during the 2018 Council for Exceptional Children convention in February.