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Alumni Notes

May 28, 2009

Scott Bader-Saye (Ph.D. ’97) is the new professor of Christian ethics and moral theology at Seminary of the Southwest.

Charles C. Bolton (History, Ph.D. ’89) has won the Mississippi Historical Society’s award for the best article published in the Journal of Mississippi History.

Matthew Holland (A.M. ’98, Ph.D. ’01) was named president of Utah Valley University on March 7, 2009.

Deborah Lawrence (Ph.D. ’98) recently was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a Jefferson fellowship.

James Parise, Jr. (Ph.D. ’07) recently accepted a position at Duke University as an instructor and organic laboratory manager.

Gregory Della Rocca (Ph.D. ’98, M.D. ’99) has been awarded the prestigious North American Traveling Fellowship from the American Orthopaedic Association.

Marlene Jacobs Sandstrom (A.M. ’93, PhD ’96) was awarded a National Science Foundation Grant in support of research on school bullying.

Stephanie Smallwood (Ph.D. ’99) has been awarded the Frederick Douglass Book Prize for the best book on slavery or abolition. Smallwood, associate professor of History at the University of Washington, won the prize for her book, Saltwater Slavery: A Middle Passage from Africa to American Diaspora (Harvard University Press).

Timothy Michael Young (A.M. ’06) returned to Duke as the Assistant Director of Development and Alumni Relations at the Sanford Institute of Public Policy in November 2008.