The Dr. Marilyn Morris Award is awarded annually to a faculty member who has made outstanding contributions to the LGBTQ Studies Program at UNT. Award recipients represent the vanguard in creating innovative pedagogical and research strategies, fostering gender and sexuality as an analytical lens, and creating safe spaces for our students in the classroom. The award is named after its first recipient, Dr. Marilyn Morris, founder of the LGBT Studies Program in 2009, and a pioneer in scholarship on sexuality as interdisciplinary inquiry at UNT.
It is an honor to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of these exceptional faculty members.
Below are a list of awarded recipients of the award so far:
- 2019 - Dr. Marilyn Morris (History)
- 2020 - No one (COVID)
- 2021 - Dr. Jara Carrington (Anthropology)
- 2022 - Dr. Clark Pomerleau (History)