Lindsey Page receives Early Career Award for education research

Lindsay Page, an associate professor in the School of Education and a research scientist in Pitt’s Learning Research and Development Center, received the Early Career Award from the American Educational Research Association. 

The AERA’s Early Career Award is given once a year to a scholar who received his or her doctoral degree within the past 10 years, and honors exemplary research and service in the education research field. The winners were announced on July 22 and will be honored in a virtual ceremony on Sept. 12. 

Page specializes in using quantitative methods to investigate the impact of educational policies and practices. She is motivated to find solutions to improve college access and success, particularly among minoritized, low-income, and first-generation college students. 

Among subjects studied by Page is the phenomenon of summer melt in college admissions. Summer melt occurs when college-bound high school students, for a variety of reasons, do not successfully transition to college. Melt most often among low-income and first-generation college student.

Find more information about Page and award on the School of Education website.