Honors and Awards

• Paula M. Poindexter, associate professor of journalism at the University of Texas, received the Lionel C. Barrow Jr. Award for Distinguished Achievement in Diversity Research and Education from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Barrow was the dean of the School of Communications at Howard University.

Dr. Poindexter is a graduate of the University of Texas. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in public communications from Syracuse University.