Resident and ASU professor Lester honored - Ahwatukee Foothills News: Neighbors

Resident and ASU professor Lester honored

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Neal Lester

Posted: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 9:49 am | Updated: 4:26 pm, Fri Sep 13, 2013.

Dr. Neal Lester, author and professor of English at Arizona State University, was honored with an achievement award for the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of West Georgia 36th annual Alumni Association Awards Gala. A native of Jefferson, Ga., Lester graduated from the University of West Georgia in 1981 with a bachelor of arts degree in English.

The UWG Alumni Association presents annual achievement awards to graduates who have brought credit to the University of West Georgia or the alumni association through career achievement in business, nursing, education, arts and humanities, science and mathematics, or social sciences.

Lester has received numerous awards throughout his career including the UWG David Bottoms Distinguished Alumni award, ASU parents Association Professor of the Year, ASU Foundation Professor of English and the Arizona Humanities Council Distinguished Public Scholar.

A professor of English at Arizona State University since 1997, Lester’s area of specialization is in African American literacy and cultural studies, a subject in which he has been published multiple times

More about

More about

More about

  • Discuss

CD9, Q1: Why are you running?

The Ahwatukee Foothills News hosts a forum with the 9th Congressional District US House of Rep...

Facebook

ahwatukee.com on Facebook

Twitter

ahwatukee.com on Twitter

RSS

Subscribe to ahwatukee.com via RSS

RSS Feeds

Spacer4px

CD9, Q1: Why are you running?

The Ahwatukee Foothills News hosts a forum with the 9th Congressional District US House of Rep...

JOP, Q4: Efficiency and Expenditures

The Ahwatukee Foothills News hosts a forum with the Kyrene Justice Precinct Justice of the Peace ...

JOP: Closing Remarks

The Ahwatukee Foothills News hosts a forum with the Kyrene Justice Precinct Justice of the Peace ...

prev next