African Studies affiliate named nation’s third most influential “edu-scholar”

Ladson-Billings (Photo courtesy of UW-Madison School of Education)

Gloria Ladson-Billings can add another honor to an impressive resume.

Last week, the UW professor was ranked number three on a list of the nation’s most influential education scholars.

The rankings were published by Education Week’s Rick Hess on his blog, Rick Hess Straight Up. Rankings are based on metrics such as newspaper and Congressional Record mentions and Amazon rankings.

Ladson-Billings is the Kellner Family Distinguished Chair in Urban Education and teaches in the departments of Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Policy Studies, and Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.

“Ladson-Billings ranked No. 3 among nation’s most influential education scholars,” University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Education News, 1/11/17.
“The 2017 RHSU Edu-Scholars Public Influence Rankings,” Education Week, 1/11/17.