Tamara Webb Scholarship Recipient
Tamara S. Webb, a National Urban Fellow of the Class of 2008, was recently selected as the recipient of the National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr./MWH Scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. Webb is currently in the third year of an EdD program in International Educational Development with a specialization in policy studies at Teachers College Columbia University.
Webb’s dissertation research is focused on the cultural politics of foreign aid in education. She is comparatively examining two government-sponsored foreign teaching volunteer programs, the United States Peace Corps and the Nigeria Technical Aid Corps, which have both been requested to help manage current teacher shortages in the southern African country of Namibia.
The formal presentation of the scholarship award was made at the NFBPA FORUM 2012 Annual Conference in Virginia Beach, Virginia.