James S. Brown Award

The James S. Brown Award is given to honor the memory of Professor James S. Brown, a sociologist on the faculty of the University of Kentucky from 1946 to 1982, whose pioneering studies of society, demography, and migration in Appalachia (including his ethnography of “Beech Creek”) helped to establish the field of Appalachian Studies at U.K. and beyond.  This award is given to currently enrolled UK Graduate Students.  There will be 2 awards granted in 2017 of up to $1000 each.

Applications for this award are due by Friday, March 10, 2017.  Please, see the current announcement for application instructions.

The 2016 student recipients are:

Lesly-Marie Buer, Anthropology

Tammy Clemons, Anthropology

Zada Komara, Anthropology

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