FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Anderson named MUW Faculty Member of the Year
May 5, 2012
Contact: Anika Mitchell Perkins
COLUMBUS, Miss. – Dr. Brian Anderson, chair of the Department of History, Political Science, and Geography and professor of political science, was named Faculty Member of the Year at Mississippi University for Women.
The Faculty Member of the Year Award, which includes an award in the amount of $1,000, is an honor bestowed upon the faculty member of MUW who, above all, values quality teaching. The individual selected is truly a symbol of MUW’s highly regarded faculty.
MUW’s Mortar Board Honor Society coordinates this election each year, and the Alumni Endowment held by the Foundation furnishes the award, which was presented at graduation.
A member of MUW’s faculty since 1998, Anderson is a talented teacher who is beloved by his students and respected by his colleagues.
He received his doctorate and master’s in political science from Pennsylvania State University and his bachelor’s in international relations from the University of Virginia. His areas of specialization include lobbying, political parties, U.S. foreign policy and terrorism.