Karsten Zegwaard, known to many ACEN members via conferences and publications, has been awarded the James W. Wilson Award For Outstanding Contribution to Research in the Field of Cooperative Education and Internships.
The award was presented at the Cooperative Education and Internship Association in Chicago.
This award recognizes outstanding contributions to the promotion and advocacy of research activity in cooperative education. The award is not given every year. The award is competitively determined and is intended to recognize longstanding contributions to the field both by participating in research activity and providing leadership for others.
Karsten is Editor-in-Chief for the International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, co-editor of the International Handbook on Cooperative and Work-integrated Education, vice-president of New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education, board member of the World Association of Cooperative Education (WACE), and Vice-Chair (Oceania) of the WACE International Research Committee. In 2013, he was the recipient of the CEIA Ralph W. Tyler Award for Outstanding and Distinguished Research, and in 2015, the recipient of WACE Donald McLaren Academic Award for Professional Achievement in Cooperative and Work-Integrated Education.