Two Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Mary F. Evans, the Jerrine and Thomas Mitchell ’66 Associate Professor of Environmental Economics at Claremont McKenna College in California, received the Ralph C. d’Arge and Allen V. Kneese Award for Outstanding Publication from the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. Dr. Evans received the award for her paper ,”The Clean Air Act Watch List: An Enforcement and Compliance Natural Experiment.”

Dr. Evans is a graduate of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado.

Angela Mariani, an associate professor of musicology at Texas Tech University, received the Thomas Binkley Award from Early Music America. Binkley was a pioneer in medieval music, a respected educator in the field and founder of the Indiana University Early Music Institute, now known as the Historical Performance Institute. The Thomas Binkley Award recognizes one individual annually for outstanding achievement in performance and scholarship as director of a collegium musicum. The term “collegium musicum” has been used as far back as the Baroque period (from about 1600 to 1750) to describe a college or university music ensemble or an ensemble that had a pedagogical element.

Dr. Mariani is the author of Improvisation and Inventio in the Performance of Medieval Music (Oxford University Press, 2017). She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and holds a master’s degree and a doctoral degree in early music ensemble direction from Indiana University.

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