Pam Parry, associate professor of journalism, was named Teacher of the Year by the Small Programs Interest Group (SPIG) at the annual meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Aug. 7 in Boston. Parry also will serve as the Teaching Co-Chair and Secretary of SPIG for 2009-2010. Parry is pictured at right with John Jenks, Head of SPIG.
Parry also had a book review published in the Spring 2009 issue of American Journalism, the publication of the American Journalism Historians Association. She reviewed Deborah Nelson’s The War Behind Me: Vietnam Veterans Confront the Truth About U.S. War Crimes. Parry is currently writing her dissertation for a doctor of philosophy degree in media history from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg.