Parry Receives Research Grant

Pam Parry, associate professor of journalism, received a grant from the Dwight D. Eisenhower Foundation to conduct research at the presidential library in Abilene, Kansas. The research is for her dissertation, “Re-chiseling Mount Rushmore: Eisenhower’s Use of Public Relations as Political Strategy.” Parry is working on her doctor of philosophy degree from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. Her two areas of specialization are media history and public relations.