The Association for the Study of Higher Education has selected Wei LAB Director and Chief Research Scientist, Dr. Jerlando F. L. Jackson, as the recipient of the CEP Mildred Garcia Award for Exemplary Scholarship.
The CEP Mildred Garcia Award for Exemplary Scholarship recognizes seminal, exemplary scholarship that focuses on research and issues specifically related to underrepresented populations of color. The award is named in honor of Dr. Mildred Garcia, President of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.
Dr. Jackson was presented with the award at the 43rd Annual ASHE Conference in Tampa, Florida on November 14, 2018 at the CEP Business Meeting. He was also acknowledged on November 16, 2018 at the ASHE Awards Ceremony.