Bessman Taylor Awarded Presidential Fellowship

Bessman Taylor Awarded Presidential Fellowship

Joan Bessman Taylor, Assistant Professor of Library and Information Science, is a recipient of a 2010 University of Iowa Presidential Faculty Fellowship Award. The award supports research, projects to enhance teaching, or Iowa-based civic engagement. Bessman Taylor was one of 23 honorees campus wide.

In other news, Bessman Taylor was appointed to the Iowa Center for the Book's advisory council.

"Joan's perspective on the social dimensions of reading in the digital environment will add greatly to the expertise of the advisory council," said Robin Martin, Coordinator for the Center for the Book.