Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor of Education, Sociology and Public Administration and Affairs
- Urban education
Alan R. Sadovnik is Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor of Education, Sociology and Public Administration and Affairs at Rutgers University-Newark, where he is the co-director of the Institute on Educational Law and Policy and the Newark Schools Research Collaborative, and coordinator of the educational policy track of the doctoral program in urban systems. He is the author, coauthor and coeditor of several books, as well as dozens of journal articles and book chapters and 10 major urban educational policy reports on Newark, N.J., and the nation. He received the American Sociological Association’s Willard Waller Award in 1991 and the American Educational Association Critics Choice Award for outstanding books in 1995, 2000 and 2002. He is coeditor, with Susan F. Semel, of the History of Schools and Schooling series at Peter Lang Publishing, the Palgrave series in urban education at Palgrave-MacMillan and the Schooling Around the World series at Greenwood Press. He is on the editorial boards of the American Education Research Journal, Teachers College Record, History of Educational Quarterly and The Urban Review.