Honors Bestowed on Five University Women

Mallory Lucier-Greer, a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Georgia, was the recipient of the 2012 Outstanding Graduate Student Award from the National Council of Family Relations. The award will be presented at the council’s annual meeting in Phoenix this November.

Dr. Lucier-Greer holds master’s and doctoral degrees in human development and family studies from Auburn University in Alabama.

Erica Siegel, a graduate student at the University of California Riverside, was awarded the Nicholas Temperley Prize at the Biennial Conference of the North American British Music Studies Association. The award is given to the graduate student with the best paper presented at the conference. Her paper focused on the American students of British composer Ralph Vaughn Williams.

Siegel is a graduate of New York University. She earned a master’s degree at the University of California Riverside, where she is now pursuing a Ph.D.

Mary Emery, professor and chair of the department of sociology at South Dakota State University was awarded the 2012 Duane L. Gibson Distinguished Service Award from the Community Development Society.

Professor Emery holds a Ph.D. from Rutgers University.

Nina A. Kohn, professor of law at Syracuse University, was named a 2012 Judith Greenberg Distinguished Fellow. The award is given to a faculty member who has shown a passion for excellence and exceptional creativity in any academic or artistic field.

Professor Kohn is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School.

Janet Lanza, a professor of biology at the University of Arkansas Little Rock, received the Distinguished Service Citation from the Ecological Society of American. Professor Lanza has served for 20 years as the book review editor of the society’s flagship journal, Ecology.

Professor Lanza is a graduate of the State University of New York at Stoney Brook. She earned a master’s degree at the University of Massachusetts and did doctoral study at the University of Connecticut.

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