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Lovvorn Receives Outstanding Research Award from Peabody College

Jason Lovvorn (English) received the Otto C. Bassler Award for Outstanding Research from Peabody College at Vanderbilt University. The award is presented annually for the outstanding dissertation by a doctoral student in the Department of Teaching and Learning.  In February, in a talk titled “What’s in a Name? The Writing Center, The Writing Studio, and Authorship of Place,” Lovvorn presented work from his dissertation at the National Council of Teachers of English Assembly for Research in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  In April, he presented more of his dissertation work at the American Educational Research Association meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. His paper there was titled “Locating the Writing Center: Texts, Actor Networks, and Spatial Analysis.”

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