Alumna Named Recipient of 2016 Society for Social Work and Research Dissertation Award

SSW Alumna, Megan Paceley, PhD 2015, was named the recipient of the 2016 Society for Social Work and Research Outstanding Social Work Doctoral Dissertation Award for her dissertation entitled “Social and Community Support Among Nonmetropolitan Gender and Sexual Minority Youth: A Mixed Methods Study.” Paceley’s research was judged by members of the Society to be most deserving of this prestigious award. In conferring the award, the Society recognizes the significance of the problem addressed in her research, the rigor of the analysis and its contribution to knowledge in social work and social welfare.

Megan is set to receive her award on January 16, 2016 at the SSWR Annual Conference in Washington, DC.