Department of English

Assistant Professor Matt Richardson wins 2011 John L. Warfield Teaching Award

Tue, May 17, 2011

The Department of English congratulates Assistant Professor Matt Richardson, winner of a 2010–2011 John L. Warfield Teaching Award.

The Warfield Center for African and African American Studies honors two faculty members annually with the John L. Warfield Teaching Award. Recipients are outstanding and innovative instructors who have a long-term impact on students and demonstrate the principles and mission of the WCAAS. The mission of the WCAAS is to create scholarship and culture in the intersections of Critical Race Theory, Black Feminist Theory, and Queer Theory.

Other UT faculty members nominate candidates, who are chosen for the award by a panel of their peers. Richardon’s award comes with a stipend of $500.

Matt Richardson is Assistant Professor in English and African and African Diaspora Studies. He is affiliated with the Center for African and African American Studies, and the Center for Women's and Gender Studies. He has published articles in The Journal of Women's History, Black Camera: A Journal Devoted to the Study and Documentation of the Black Cinematic ExperienceSexuality Research and Social Policy: Journal of the NSRC and The Journal of Women’s History, as well as works of fiction in publications like Queer Codex and Does Your Mama Know: African American Coming Out Stories. He received the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship National Fellowship for Junior Faculty and the Dean’s Fellowship in 2009.

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