Cheryl J. Craig, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education, University of Houston, where she coordinates the teaching and teacher education program area. Her research niche unfurls at the intersection where curriculum and teaching meet. In 2010, she was honored with the Division B (Curriculum) Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and, in 2011, she was named an AERA Fellow.

In 2013, the International Study Association on Teachers and Teaching (ISATT) recognized her work with its Outstanding Paper Award. In 2015, she will receive the Michael Huberman Award from AERA in recognition of her scholarly contributions to the understanding of the lives of teachers.  

Cheryl Craig’s most recent articles are published in the Journal of Curriculum Studies, Journal of Educational Research, Asia-Pacific Journal of Education and Teachers College Record. In 2013, she edited the ISATT Yearbook, From Teacher Thinking to Teachers and Teaching: The Evolution of a Research Community (Emerald Publishing), with Paulien Meijer and Jan Broeckmans. With Lily-Orland Barak, she is currently editing the three-volume series, International Teacher Education: Promising Pedagogies (Emerald Publishing), with the books scheduled for release in 2014 and 2015.

Maria Assunção Flores 

Maria Assunção Flores is an associate professor with qualification at the University of Minho, Portugal. She received her Ph.D. at the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. She was a visiting scholar at the University of Cambridge, UK, in 2008/2009. Her research interests include teacher professionalism and identity, teacher education and professional development, teacher appraisal, and change as well as higher education. She has published extensively on these topics both nationally and internationally. She is currently the Chair of the International Study Association on Teachers and Teaching (ISATT) and the Chair of the Board of Directors of the International Council on Education for Teaching (ICET).