American Educational Research Association Fellow, 2008.
George and Diane Weiss Professor of Education, 2007 to present.
American Educational Research Association Outstanding Reviewer Award, 2005 and 2006.
Affirmative Action Award, Vanderbilt University, 2005.
Alumni Achievement Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Education, 2005.
American Educational Research Association Outstanding Reviewer Award, 2005.
Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy, Vanderbilt University, 2003 to present.
Anderson-Bascom Professorship in Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002-2003.
Lifetime National Associate of the National Academies, 2001-Present.
President, American Educational Research Association, 2001.
Crystal Apple Award from Michigan State University for contributions to education, 2000.
School of Education Dean’s Club Faculty Distinguished Achievement Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1996.
Member, National Academy of Education, elected 1994.
Distinguished Alumni Award, Indiana State University, 1994.