About the Midgley Doctoral Award
The James and Khadija Midgley Doctoral Award was established by dean emeritus James Midgley and Khadija Midgley in 2006. The Midgley Doctoral Award is awarded to the best doctoral dissertation within the School of Social Welfare each year. The dissertation shall have policy relevance for the field of social welfare and shall have attained a high level of academic distinction and originality. The Doctoral Chair solicits nominations from doctoral faculty at the beginning of each spring term. The annual award amount is currently $3,000.
Midgley Doctoral Awardees
Katharyn D. Cordell