Pam Parry, associate professor of journalism, will present a paper at the 2010 Graduate Student Research Symposium at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss. on March 26. She will present “Second Fiddle, Not Second Rate: Associate Role Obscures Anne Wheaton’s Contributions to Public Relations.” Parry presented this paper at the American Journalism Historians Association annual conference in October, where it won two honorable mention awards for best graduate paper and for best paper on women’s history. The USM graduate faculty selected it as one of eight papers to represent the School of Mass Communication/Journalism at the competitive graduate symposium, where each USM department nominates their top graduate student papers for the year. Parry is working on a doctorate of philosophy degree from Southern Mississippi.
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