Honors and Awards

• Jerome D. Williams, the F.J. Heyne Centennial Professor in Communication at the University of Texas at Austin, will receive the 2009 Outstanding Marketing Teacher Award from the Academy of Marketing Science at the group’s annual convention in Baltimore this May.

• Richard L. Price, who retired in 2006 after 30 years on the mathematics faculty at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, received the Martin Luther King Humanitarian Award from the local chapter of the National Association for University Women.

Price is a graduate of Prairie View A&M University. He holds master’s degrees from the University of Texas and the Yale Divinity School and a doctorate in mathematics education from Ohio State University. An endowed scholarship for engineering students and an auditorium on the Lamar University campus bear his name.

• Leslie Brown, assistant professor of history at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, received the Frederick Jackson Turner Award from the Organization of American Historians. The award goes to first-time authors who have published on American history. Brown was recognized for her book Upbuilding Black Durham: Gender, Class, and Black Community Development in the Urban South.