Montgomery and Honey receive Folsom, Graduate Studies awards

Joy Castro presents Sarah Fawn Montgomery with her dissertation award (left), and Maureen Honey poses with her nominator, Melissa Homestead.
Thu, 04/21/2016 - 16:39

Congratulations to Folsom and Graduate Studies award recipients Maureen Honey and Sarah Fawn Montgomery!

Sarah Fawn Montgomery, a Ph.D. candidate in English, received the Lowe R. & Mavis M. Folsom Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award.   Funded by the Folsom family through the University of Nebraska Foundation, this award recognizes and rewards distinguished scholarship and research at the doctoral level. Nominated dissertations represent original work making an extraordinarily significant contribution to the discipline. Sarah Fawn was nominated for her dissertation "We're All Mad Here: An American Pharma-memoir," supervised by Joy Castro.

Maureen Honey, nominated by fellow professor Melissa Homestead, received the Dean's Award for Excellence in Graduate Education. The award honors faculty members whose dedication to graduate students and commitment to excellent in graduate mentoring have made a significant contribution to graduate education.