Honoring Our Scientists

The FABBS Foundation’s “In Honor Of...” program recognizes eminent, senior scientists who have made important and lasting contributions to the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior.

Current Honoree

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Carol D. Lee, PhD
Edwina S. Tarry Professor of Education
Northwestern University

Carol D. Lee is the Edwina S. Tarry Professor of Education in the School of Education and Social Policy and in African-American Studies at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, U.S.A. She has worked in the Learning Sciences Program at Northwestern from its inception, the first such program in the U.S. She received a B.A. in the Teaching of English from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana in 1966, a Masters of Arts in English from the University of Chicago in 1969, and a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Chicago in 1991. Her career spans a 49 year history, including work as an English Language Arts teacher at the high school and community college levels, a primary grade teacher, and her current university professorship. She is a founder of four African centered schools and institutions that span a 46 year history, including three charter schools under the umbrella of the Betty Shabazz International Charter Schools (est. 1998) where she serves as chair of the Board of Directors.

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donate.jpgMake a Donation to the “In Honor Of…” Program

Thank you for your interest in making a donation through the FABBS Foundation "In Honor Of..." program. You may make a donation in honor of the current honoree or one of our past honorees. 

Selection Process

Is there an eminent, senior scientist to whom you would like to pay tribute, while simultaneously demonstrating your support for the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior? Through the FABBS Foundation "In Honor Of..." program, individuals can make donations that recognize senior scientists for his or her achievements and contributions.

The FABBS Foundation Board will periodically select honorees who have been nominated by their peers. These individuals will receive recognition on our website, including a biographical sketch, photograph, and listing of those who contributed to the honoree's campaign. This is a wonderful way to pay tribute to someone who has had a lasting impact on our sciences.

We encourage you to submit nominations for the "In Honor Of..." program to the Executive Director.