Nel Noddings

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Nominated by:  Michael Gunzenhauser

Nel Noddings, Lee L. Jacks Professor of Education, Emerita, at Stanford University, is a former teacher, administrator, and dean; past president of the National Academy of Education, Philosophy of Education Society, and John Dewey Society, and a Laureate member of Kappa Delta Pi. She holds numerous awards, including the Medal for Distinguished Service, Teachers College Columbia; Lifetime Achievement Award (AERA); Award for Distinguished Leadership in Education, Rutgers University. In addition to 19 books, she has authored more than 200 articles and chapters on topics ranging from the ethics of care to mathematical problem solving. Her work has been translated into 12 languages and had reached a worldwide audience.

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