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Shanna Corner and Justin Van Ness are Co-Winners of the Jeanine A. Becker Memorial Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper 2017

Author: Rae Hoffman

Jeanine A. Becker Memorial Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper 2017 Co-Winners:

“Global Secular Elites? Religious Identities, Context-Based Knowledge,and Meaning-Making Processes within UN Spaces” by Shanna Corner

and

“Information Transmission in situ: Communication Pathways in Protest Situations” by Justin Van Ness…

Read More about Shanna Corner and Justin Van Ness are Co-Winners of the Jeanine A. Becker Memorial Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper 2017