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Sara Swenson won the 2017 Theta Alpha Kappa, Albert Clark Award

Sara Swenson, PhD Student

Sara Swenson, PhD Student

March 23, 2017
Sara Swenson (PhD Student), won the 2017 Theta Alpha Kappa, Albert Clark Award for best graduate paper.  Her paper, “'Friending' Buddhists in the Field: Using Social Media as an Ethnographic Method” was judged to be the best from the 22 essays submitted at the graduate level by a panel of 3 judges who teach at institutions with TAK chapters.  In addition to a cash prize, her paper will be published in one of the two issues of the Journal of Theta Alpha Kappa in 2018.  JTAK is a peer-reviewed journal indexed by ATLA.