Diana Hess

Dean

School of Education

Diana Hess is the Dean of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she holds the Karen A. Falk Distinguished Chair of Education. Her most recent book, The Political Classroom: Evidence and Ethics in Democratic Education, co-authored with Paula McAvoy, won the AERA’s Outstanding Book Award in 2016 and the prestigious Grawemeyer Award in 2017. In the same year, Dr. Hess was presented with the Grambs award for Dresden Grambs Distinguished Career Research Award from the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS).

Talks:

  • Teaching in Polarized Times
  • The Case for High Quality Discussion of Controversial Issues
  • How Political Polarization is Effective