Edward (Ted) Warburton, Professor of Dance and Associate Dean of the Arts, was the recipient of the National Dance Education Organization’s 2016 Outstanding Dance Researcher Award. The biennial award is given to the individual who has made outstanding and sustained contributions to the field of dance through creative and scholarly research. Professor Warburton was recognized for “his rigorous research, national profile, and significant impact internationally.”
“I’m deeply honored to be recognized in this way,” said Professor Warburton. “I appreciate the fact that the award recognizes not only my research and writing on dance cognition and instruction, but also my abiding interest and work in practice-led research.”
The National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) is a nonprofit, membership organization dedicated to advancing dance education centered in the arts. NDEO provides the dance artist, educator and administrator a network of resources and support, a base for advocacy and research, and access to professional development opportunities that focus on the importance of dance in the human experience.
Of further note, the office of the Provost and Dean of Teachers College Columbia University named Professor Edward Warburton the Julius and Rosa Sachs Distinguished Lecturer for 2017-2018.