Congratulations to Carly S. Woods! Her book Debating Women: Gender, Education and Spaces for Argument 1835-1945 has won the 2018 Daniel Rohrer Memorial Outstanding Research Award (American Forensic Association), which honors the outstanding research monograph published in argumentation research. Woods received her award at the National Communication Association 104th Annual Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Among the most important activities of the American Forensic Association is recognizing achievement and quality in commitment to argumentation and public advocacy. Daniel Morgan Rohrer was Director of Forensics at Boston College from 1970 to 1982. His work with Alan J. Lichtman shaped intercollegiate debate in important ways in the 1980s and 1990s. Each year the American Forensic Association recognizes the outstanding monograph in the research concerns of the Association with the Daniel Rohrer Memorial Award.
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