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Cynthia B. Dillard

  • Mary Frances Early Professor of Teacher Education, Department of Educational Theory and Practice (Elementary Education)

Portrait of Cynthia Dillard

Contact Information

Office Location

609 Aderhold Hall
110 Carlton Street
Athens, Georgia 30602

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Degree Concentration Institution Year
Ph.D. Multicultural Education and Educational Leadership Washington State University 1991
M.S. Ed. Vocational Technical Education Washington State University 1987
B.A. Ed. Marketing Education Central Washington University 1982

Awards and Accolades

Year Award From
2014 Critics Choice Book Award for "Engaging Culture, Race and Spirituality: New Visions" (with Chinwe Okpalaoka) American Educational Studies Association (AESA)
2012 Distinguished Contributions to Gender Equity in Educational Research American Educational Research Association (AERA)
2008 Critics Choice Book Award for "On Spiritual Strivings: Transforming an African American Woman's Academic Life" American Educational Studies Association (AESA)
1999 Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching The Ohio State University
1997 Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni Award Washington State University