Contact: Levente Smith
SMU News and Communications
214-768-7650
smithl@smu.edu

February 23, 2006

SMU PROFESSOR NOMINATED
FOR GRAWEMEYER AWARD IN EDUCATION

SMU sociology professor Anthony Cortese has been nominated for the Grawemeyer Award in Education for his book, Opposing Hate Speech.

The Grawemeyer Awards are one of the world’s most prestigious and well-funded awards given each year for outstanding ideas in music, psychology, education, political science and religion.

The Grawemeyer Award in Education seeks to stimulate the dissemination, public scrutiny and implementation of ideas that have potential to bring about significant improvement in educational practice and advances in educational attainment.

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