Research News

Baker receives Vilas Faculty Mid-Career Investigator Award

June 22, 2017

Extraordinary members of the UW-Madison faculty were honored during this past academic year with awards supported by the estate of professor, senator and regent William F. Vilas (1840-1908).

Bernadette Baker
And among the 34 faculty members from across campus being recognized with a Vilas professorship is the School of Education’s Bernadette Baker.

Baker, a professor with the No. 1-ranked Department of Curriculum and Instruction, was one of 11 faculty members to receive a Vilas Faculty Mid-Career Investigator Award.  These mid-career honors recognize research and teaching excellence, with the award providing flexible research funding for one year.

To learn about all the various Vilas professorships and the many talented faculty earning recognition, check out this University Communications report.