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.

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