Campus: CSU, Long Beach -- May 04, 2001
Professor of Teacher Education at Cal State Long Beach
Recognized as Honorary Fellow by International Education Society
The Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) has named
Cal State Long Beach Professor Norma Tarrow an Honorary Fellow.
The award was established in 1982 to honor the foremost senior scholars
who through their initiative and accomplishments have significantly
advanced the field of comparative and international education. Tarrow
is just the 14th person in the society's history to receive the award.
A professor of teacher education, Tarrow has been involved in comparative
and interna-tional education for more than 30 years. She has published
three books and numerous articles and book chapters in the areas of
multicultural, bilingual and early childhood education.
In CIES, Tarrow has served on the board of directors, mentored doctoral
candidates' workshops and organized western regional meetings. Also,
she has been active in the European Comparative Education Society and
the World Council of Comparative Education Societies.
At Cal State Long Beach, Tarrow has developed innovative exchange programs
with institutions in the United Kingdom and Mexico, while also pursuing
research and directing programs in Israel and Spain.
A resident of Long Beach, she earned a B.A. from Brooklyn College, M.A.
from Queens College and a Ph.D. from New York University.