The Martha Allexsaht-Snider Award

The Martha Allexsaht-Snider Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Multilingual and Transnational Education

Call for Applications

Martha Allexsaht-Snider, in whose tribute the award is named, is an Emerita Professor of Elementary Education at the University of Georgia. She has led efforts to support international and multilingual emerging scholars throughout her lengthy career. As a longstanding member of the Society of Professors of Education, she has received The Wisniewski Award for Teacher Education along with her colleagues at the University of Georgia in 2016. Dr. Allexsaht-Snider is an internationally recognized scholar, who spearheaded several scholarly and community projects to study and support emergent bilingual K-12 students and international graduate students through family and community engagement. She has contributed to educational research in Colombia, Mexico, Turkey, and the US as well as through collaborations with the European Research Network About Parents in Education.


March 12, 2022

Eligibility to Apply:

This award is given to doctoral students for outstanding achievements in promoting multilingual and transnational education.

Application Requirements:

Applications should be organized with the following components: CV, a 1-page cover letter addressing the qualifications of the applicant, and a letter of support from a doctoral committee member.

Submission Instructions:

Please, submit your application materials as a single PDF file titled as LASTNAME-MAS-2022. pdf to Dr. Rouhollah Aghasaleh at by March 12, 2022.

2022 Committee 

Chair: Rouhollah Aghasaleh, California State Polytechnic University, Humboldt  


Cory Buxton, Oregon State University

Elif Karsli-Calamak, University of South Carolina

Max Vazquez Dominguez, University of North Georgia

Amanda Latimer, Barrow County School District

Christina Patricia Hylton, Clark County School District


Emma Chen, University of Saskatchewan, 2022