Honors and Awards

• E. R. Braithwaite, the author of the best-selling book To Sir, With Love, received an honorary doctorate from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. The book, which was made into a blockbuster film of the same name starring Sidney Poitier, related Braithwaite’s experiences teaching school in 1950s London.

• Ayo Coly, associate professor of African and African-American studies at Dartmouth College, received the John M. Manley Huntington Award for Newly Tenured Faculty from the office of the dean of the faculty of Arts and Sciences at the college.