Notable Honors or Awards for Three Women Associate Professors

Alexandra Hui, an associate professor of history at Mississippi State University, has received a Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Scholars from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany. Dr. Hui will spend the next three summers in Germany conducting research.

Dr. Hui is a graduate of Pomona College in Claremont, California, where she majored in physics. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in history from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Kristin Turney, an associate professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine, was named a 2016 William T. Grant Scholar by the William T. Grant Foundation. As a Grant Scholar, Dr. Turney will receive a five-year, $350,000 grant to fund her research on the intergenerational consequences of paternal incarceration during childhood and adolescence.

Dr. Turney is a graduate of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, where she majored in journalism and sociology. She holds a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Pennsylvania.

Julie-Ann Scott-Pollock, an associate professor of communication studies at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, was honored with the award for the Best Ethnographic Journal Article by the National Communication Association. Dr. Scott-Pollock was honored for her article “Narrative Performance Research: Co-Storying Almost Passing.” The article was published in the journal Departures in Critical Qualitative Research.

Dr. Scott-Pollock joined the faculty at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 2010. She holds a Ph.D. in communication from the University of Maine.

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