Chantel Prat Named the Society for Text and Discourse's Young Investigator for 2011

Assistant Professor Prat will be awarded the Tom Trabasso Young Investigator Award at Society for Text and Discourse's annual meeting in Poitiers, France this July. The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding early career contributions to text and discourse research. Recipients have demonstrated exceptional and innovative contributions to discourse research and show superior promise as leaders in the field.

This award commemorates Professor Tom Trabasso's dedication to fostering young scholars and his untiring efforts to shape the Society for Text and Discourse community as a supportive context for them.