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UTSA’s Abraham DeLeon receives Critics Choice Award from education association

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(Dec. 22, 2011) -- Assistant Professor Abraham DeLeon in the UTSA Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (ELPS) received the American Educational Studies Association (AESA) Critics Choice Award for his lead-edited book "Critical Theories, Radical Pedagogies and Social Education: New Perspectives for Social Studies Education," co-edited by Wayne Ross from the University of Vancouver, B.C., and published by Sense Publishers in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

A prolific scholar who joined the UTSA faculty in 2009 from the University of Rochester, DeLeon is the recipient of the 2009 AESA Critics Choice Award for "Contemporary Anarchist Studies: An Introductory Anthology of Anarchy in the Academy," a co-edited volume published by Routledge Publishers in London.

He also has published articles in The Social Studies, The Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, Educational Studiesand Theory, and Research in Social Educationand other top journals. Additionally, he has written several encyclopedia entries dealing with critical pedagogy, teacher unions and anarchist theory.

Founded in 1968, the American Educational Studies Association is the major international professional and scholarly association comprised of researchers whose primary interest is in the social foundations of education.

 

 

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A revolution in cloud computing is underway, and Ravi Sandhu believes it will be much bigger than the PC and Internet revolutions that have already changed the way we live. Sandhu, director of the UTSA Institute for Cyber Security, says UTSA is taking a leadership role in tackling three fundamental cloud technology problems: how to build and operate the cloud, how to use it profitably for diverse applications and how to keep it secure.

Sandhu, the Lutcher Brown Distinguished Chair in Cyber Security in the College of Sciences, and Ram Krishnan, assistant professor of electrical engineering in the UTSA College of Engineering, are funded by a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to improve cloud security.

Did you know? Sandhu, a world-renowned cybersecurity expert, holds 30 patents, has authored more than 250 papers and been cited more than 30,000 times.

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