Kathy Krone, professor of communication studies, received the Fredric M. Jablin Award for Outstanding Contributions to Organizational Communication from the International Communication Association on May 30. In a nomination letter, Michael W. Kramer of the University of Oklahoma said Crone is a dedicated scholar who has produced significant amounts of important research and has mentored important younger scholars in the communication studies field. Krone is an organizational communication scholar whose research highlights the ways in which various forms of organizing enable and constrain participation and the development of voice.
Kaci Nash, research associate at University Libraries, Robert Shepard, doctoral candidate in geography, and William G. Thomas III, professor of history and John and Catherine Angle Chair in the Humanities, have earned the John T. Hubbell Prize for the best article published in Civil War History during 2016. Their study, "Places of Exchange: An Analysis of Human and Materiél Flows in Civil War Alexandria, Virginia," Civil War History (December 2016), was selected by the journal's editorial advisory board. The recipients earn a $1,000 award from The Kent State University Press.