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Honors & Awards

Dr. Ingersoll’s research, writing, and teaching have received national recognition and honors throughout his career. 

  • 2021, Appointed Senior Research Fellow, Learning Policy Institute

  • 2016, Inducted into Laureate Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, the International Honor Society in Education 

  • 2015, Teacher-Powered Schools Initiative Advancements in Research Award from Education Evolving—a national organization devoted to reforming and redesigning public schools

  • 2015, Lifetime Achievement Award from the Organizational Theory Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association

  • 2012, Outstanding Researcher Award from the Association of Teacher Educators

  • 2009, Elected as Fellow of the American Educational Research Association

  • 2004, Outstanding Writing Award from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education for book, Who Controls Teachers’ Work? Power and Accountability in America’s Schools, published by Harvard University Press

  • 2004, National Award of Distinction from the Penn Education Alumni Association

  • 1999, Richard B. Russell Award for Excellence in Teaching from the University of Georgia

  • 1998, Sandy Beaver Excellence in Teaching Award from College of Arts and Sciences of the University of Georgia

  • 1993, Finalist, American Sociological Association Annual Dissertation Award

  • 1992, E. Digby Baltzell Award for Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

  • 1992, Dean's Scholar, University Award for outstanding academic achievement by a PhD Student, University of Pennsylvania

  • 1991–92, Various awards for paper “Loosely Coupled Organizations Revisited”: 

    • 1992, Candace Rogers Award, Honorable Mention for second place, from the Eastern Sociological Society

    • 1991, Braverman Award, from the Society for the Study of Social Problems 

    • 1991, Thompson Award, Honorable Mention for second place, from the Section on Organizations, Occupations and Work of the American Sociological Association 

  • 1991–92, American Educational Research Association Fellowship

  • Magna Cum Laude, University of California, San Diego

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