Joy Blanchard (MIHE PhD) and Ashley Clayton (former postdoctoral associate) were honored for their contributions to the LSU community at a special awards ceremony on May 4 for university faculty.
Blanchard received the 2022 Brij Mohan Distinguished Professor Award. This award recognizes a full-time faculty member at the rank of associate professor who serves as a model for the community in demonstration of a commitment to peace, equality, and social justice.
Blanchard is an associate professor in the College of Human Sciences & Education.
Ashley Clayton received an LSU Alumni Association Rising Faculty Research Award, which recognizes faculty at the rank of assistant professor who have outstanding records of scholarship and published research.
Clayton joined the LSU faculty in 2017 and her research focuses broadly on practices and policies that address postsecondary access, equity, and success.