Dewey Lectures & Achievement Awards

Dewey Lectures

The John Dewey Lecture is given annually at the John Dewey Society annual meeting (held in conjunction with the American Educational Research Association) and again at Teachers College. The lecture includes the opportunity to publish a book with Teachers College Press. This is a partial list of the lectures. Those that have been published are designated with an asterisk (*).

2017 – Harry Boyte, John Dewey and Citizen Politics
2016 – Ellen Condliffe Lagemann, The Continuing Challenges of Progressive Thought: With Attention to the Case of the U. S. Prison Crisis
2015 – Larry Hickman, What Can We Teach When We Teach (about) Religion
2014 – Diane Ravitch, Privatization of Public Schooling
2013 – David Labaree
2012 – Jim Garrison
2011 – Madeleine Arnot
2010 – Denis Phillips
2009 – Angela Valenzuela
2008 – Pedro A. Noguera
2007 – Charlene Haddock Seigfried
2006 – Walter Feinberg
2005 – Herbert M. Kleibard
2004 – Benjamin Barber
2003 – Jeannie Oakes & John Rogers, Learning Power: Organizing for Education and Social Justice*
2002 – Eliott Eisner
2001 – David Berliner
2000 – Morton White
1999 – Philip W. Jackson, John Dewey and the Philosopher’s Task*
1998 – Charlene Seigfried
1997 – Thomas Alexander
1996 – Jane Roland Martin, Cultural Miseducation*
1995 – Lee Shulman
1994 – John Goodlad, In Praise of Education*
1993 – Wayne Urban
1992 – Michael W. Apple, Cultural Politics and Education*
1991 – Nel Noddings, Educating for Intelligent Belief or Unbelief*
1990 – Donald Schon
1989 – Clayborn Carson
1988 – Maxine Greene, The Dialectic of Freedom*
1988 – Frederick Crews
1988 – Elise Boulding, Building a Global Civic Culture*
1986 – James Gouinlock, Excellence in Public Discourse*
1984 – Thomas F. Green, The Formation of Conscience in an Age of Technology*
1984 – C. A. Bowers, The Promise of Theory*
1982 – Elliott W. Eisner, Cognition and Curriculum*
1981 – Harry S. Broudy, Truth and Credibility*
1977 – David Hawkins, The Science and Ethics of Equality*
1976 – Lawrence A. Cremin, Public Education*
1973 – Theodosius Dobzhansky, Human Equality and Genetic Diversity*
1971 – Robert Nisbet, The Degradation of the Academic Dogma*
1970 – Bentley Glass, The Timely and the Timeless*
1968 – Donald N. Michael, The Unprepared Society*
1967 – Robert Schaeffer, The School as a Center of Inquiry*
1966 – Abraham Maslow, The Psychology of Science*
1965 – Houston Smith, Condemned to Meaning*
1963 – Freeman Butts, American Education in International Development*
1962 – Loren Eiseley, The Mind as Nature*
1961 – Gardner Murphy, Freeing Intelligenee Through Teaching*
1960 – Seymour Harris, More Resources for Education*
1959 – Oscar Handlin, John Dewey’s Challenge to Education*
1958 – Ordway Tead, The Climate of Learning*


 Outstanding Achievement Award

Since 1992, the John Dewey Society has also given an annual award for Outstanding Achievement. A list of winners is below.

2016 – Ken Howe, Lifetime Achievement Award
2016 – Richard Milner, Outstanding Achievement Award
2015 – Dennis Littky, Lifetime Achievement Award
2015 – Jason Irizarry, Scholarly Achievement Award
2014 – Walter Feinberg
2013 – Jane Roland Martin
2012 – Larry Hickman and Jo Ann Boydston
2011 – Nel Noddings and Eliot Eisner
2008 – Steven C. Rockefeller
2007 – David Hansen
2006 – Jim Garrison
2005 – Charlene Haddock Seigfried
2004 – John McDermott
2003 – Benjamin Barber
2002 – Thomas Alexander
2001 – Louise Rosenblatt
2000 – Vivian Paley
1999 – Philip Jackson and Herbert Kliebard
1998 – Thomas Green
1997 – Patricia Grahm
1996 – Alice Miel
1995 – Richard Bernstein
1994 – Harold Taylor and Deborah Meier
1993 – Ralph Tyler and Arthur Wirth
1992 – Maxine Greene