Cheryl J. Craig is a Professor, an Endowed Chair of Urban Education and the Program Lead for Technology and Teacher Education in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, Texas A&M University. She is an American Educational Research Association (AERA) Fellow, a recipient of the AERA Division B (Curriculum) Outstanding Lifetime Career Award, a winner of the AERA Division K (Teaching & Teacher Education) Legacy Award and has been honored with AERA's Michael Huberman Award for Outstanding Contributions to Understanding the Lives of Teachers. She additionally was awarded the AERA Exemplary Research in Teaching and Teacher Education in 2021. Craig also has been honored with the International Study Association on Teachers and Teaching STAR Award for Significant and Exemplary Contributions through Research, Teaching and Professional Service in the International Field of Teaching and Teacher Education. Being an AERA Fellow and an ISATT STAR awardee, coupled with her many other recognitions (including KDP Teacher of the Year) make her one of the most distinguished professors in teaching and teacher education and the general field of education today. Further proof is that she is the only professor in AERA history to be honored with the Division K Legacy Award and Division K Exemplary Research Award in the same year (2021).