Dr. Dan Tao & Dr. Guangji Yuan were selected for UAlbany’s Presidential Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award

D5wMAWsXoAIoFSnTwo recent graduates from our research lab, Dr. Dan Tao and Dr. Guangji Yuan, were selected to receive the 2019-20 Presidential Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award from the University at Albany, SUNY.

Dan Tao’s dissertation: Reflective Structuration of Knowledge Building Practices in Grade 5 Science Classrooms (defended in April 2019). Committee members: Drs. Jianwei Zhang (chair), David Dai, and Reza Feyzi Behnagh.

Guangji Yuan’s dissertation: Cross Community Collaboration among Knowledge Building Communities (defended in May 2019). Committee members: Drs. Jianwei Zhang (chair), Alex Kumi-Yeboah, and Reza Feyzi Behnagh.

Congratulations to Dan and Guangji!