Adam Sharples Wins Top Student Paper Award

Research chair Genelle Belmas presents Adam Sharples with top student paper honors for the GLBT Interest Group at the 2013 AEJMC national convention.

Research chair Genelle Belmas presents Adam Sharples with top student paper honors for the GLBT Interest Group at the 2013 AEJMC national convention.

Adam Sharples, a doctoral student in communication and information sciences at the University of Alabama, won top student papers at the 96th Annual Conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Sharples was awarded the top faculty paper award from the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Interest Group at AEJMC’s annual conference in Washington, D.C., held in August 2013.

Sharples’ paper, titled “Remembering Rustin: Brother Outsider and the Politics of Intersectional Queer Memory,” explored the memory of Bayard Rustin as a gay civil rights leader in the 1940s and 1950s.

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