Professor and Communication Department Chair awarded 2013 Paul Boase Prize for Scholarship
Named in honor of Paul Boase, former Director of the School of Interpersonal Communication (now the School of Communication Studies) at Ohio University, this award honors distinguished scholarship in the field of communication. The Boase Prize honors scholars who have made an outstanding contribution to the discipline through recent scholarship that has had a major influence on the direction of scholarship within the field. The award is given to a person whose scholarship demonstrates a commitment to the field in ways that honor the spirit of Paul Boase‹his dedication to others, his dedication to making a difference, and his love of learning. The criteria we used for making this award selection included: the intellectual creativity and depth of the scholarship, its immediate impact on the community of scholars, and its potential for enduring value.