Dr. Laurie Johnson has won the College of Arts and Sciences’ most prestigious award for undergraduate advising, the William L. Stamey Advising Award. Dr. Johnson received the honor in recognition of the outstanding job she has done mentoring and advising not only political science students, but also students from all majors participating in KSU’s Primary Text Program.
Dr. Johnson helped to create the Primary Text Program at KSU nearly a decade and a half ago, and she has served as the Director of the program ever since. She is known for giving focused attention to political science and primary text students, and for being an outstanding and accessible advisor. Dr. Johnson becomes the 16th faculty member to receive this award since it was established in 1999.