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Athens, Ga. - Recent University of Georgia College of Education graduate C. Ryan Akers has received the Southern Association for College Student Affairs Dissertation of the Year award for 2008. This is the second consecutive year a UGA student has received this honor.

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Dissertation of the Year: Brian T. Kaylor, University of Missouri-Columbia, I'm a Believer: Presidential Campaign Rhetoric in an Age of Confessional Politics (Director: Mitchell S. McKinney)

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Dissertation of the Year: Jason R. Moyer, University of Iowa, Not Just Civil Religion: Theology in the Cases of Woodrow Wilson, John Kennedy, and Barack Obama

Dr. Ryan A. Miller, director of the  at UT Austin, has been honored with the 2016 Melvene D. Hardee Dissertation of the Year Award from NASPA.
STEPHENVILLE, Texas—Dr. Denae Dorris was awarded the inaugural Dissertation of the Year Award from the Texas Council of Professors of Educational Administration (TCPEA) for her doctoral dissertation, entitled A Validation of the Effective Learning Environments Assessment.Former Central Eurasian Studies Ph.D. student Daniel Beben has earned the “Best Ph.D. Dissertation of the Year on a Topic of Iranian Studies” from the Foundation for Iranian Studies for the 2014-15 academic year. Beben received his Ph.D. in Central Eurasian Studies and history July 2015 and currently works as an assistant professor of history at Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan. Beben’s award-winning dissertation, is titled “The Legendary Biographies of Nasir-i Khusraw: Memory and Textualization in Early Modern Persian Isma ilism.”Former Central Eurasian Studies Ph.D. student Daniel Beben has earned the “Best Ph.D. Dissertation of the Year on a Topic of Iranian Studies” from the Foundation for Iranian Studies for the 2014-15 academic year. Beben received his Ph.D. in Central Eurasian Studies and history July 2015 and currently works as an assistant professor of history at Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan. Beben’s award-winning dissertation, is titled “The Legendary Biographies of Nasir-i Khusraw: Memory and Textualization in Early Modern Persian Isma ilism.”Graduates who have completed their dissertation paper and completed their oral presentation by March 31st of the current academic year are eligible for the Dissertation of the Year award. Kenneth Meier, Butte College Vice President for Learning and Economic Development, has received the national 2009 Dissertation of the Year Award from the Council for the Study of Community Colleges (CSCC).Dr. Anta Fall Moore accepts the award for Dissertation of the Year at NCU's 2014 Academic Reception, and explores her dissertation on why some women choose to decline or delay breast cancer surgery and the social impact of the subject.
The AHRD Esworthy Malcolm S. Knowles Dissertation of the Year Award Committee evaluates each submission against five criteria:

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You might think that the road to Dissertation of the Year is an easy one, but Dr. Rebecca Collins proves that with a lot of hard work, determination and sacrifice, you can accomplish more than you ever thought possible.

Richard Haines receiving his certificate for best dissertation of the year from Head of Sport and Exercise Science, Dr Richard Thelwell

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Educational Research and Policy Analysis Ph.D. recipient, Dr. Stephany Dunstan, marks a third NC State student and advisee of Dr. Jaeger to be awarded a Dissertation of the Year Award this year. Dustan’s recognition was awarded by the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE). Her dissertation “The Influence of Speaking a Dialect of Appalachian English on the College Experience” sought to understand how dialect as an element of diversity shapes students’ college experiences, particularly when the dialect is one that might stand out on campus.

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CEUS student earns dissertation of the year honors

The AHRD Esworthy Malcolm S. Knowles Dissertation of the Year Award is given to commend an outstanding doctoral dissertation that exemplifies scholarly work and contributes to the HRD field.