MHLP Assistant Professor Receives Award

Khary Rigg, PhD, was recently selected as winner of the American Sociological Association Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco Section's 2015 Junior Scholar Award. This national award is given to a junior investigator who has displayed scholarly excellence thus far in their early research career. The recipient is also required to demonstrate an independent line of research. The award is based on accomplishments such as publications, grants, and overall contribution to the field of alcohol, drugs or tobacco. The award will be presented at the section's business meeting at the ASA annual meeting in Chicago on August 22, 2015.