Dr. Douglas Mitchell & Dr.Tedi Mitchell Endowed Graduate Student Award Fund


SOE Dean's Office Dept D01000


Graduate Student Support

History and Purpose:

Drs. Douglas and Tedi Mitchell have a long history with the UC Riverside Graduate School of Education. Doug has been on the GSOE faculty for the past 40 years. He is past-president of both the Politics of Education Association and the Sociology of Education Association and recipient of the Stephen K, Bailey Award for research contributions to the politics of education. Education politics and policy have been the focus of his research and scholarly writing. Published writings include more than 100 books, journal articles, and monographs covering topics in social science theory and utilization, school program and policy analysis, state legislative decision-making, labor relations, teacher incentive systems, public support for public schools, school desegregation and school board elections. Doug's wife, Dr. Tedi Mitchell, earned both her MA and PhD from UC Riverside's Graduate School of Education, her area of specialization being education policy and law. Prior to retirement she lectured on the politics of education and on educational policy and the law at UCR. Her publications include chapters on student due process and civil rights. She has also worked with her husband on various education projects. Income from this endowment will be used to provide financial aid to graduate students in the Graduate School of Education, in accordance with established University policy.

Selection and Guidelines:

All current MA and PhD students in the Graduate School of Education are eligible for this award. Recipient(s) will be selected by a committee appointed by the Dean. The Fund will be administered by the Graduate School of Education under the direction of the Dean's office and in cooperation with the Graduate Division. In years where there is no candidate(s) selected, awards may be held until the following year.

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