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Virginia Busby ('09) Wins Wilcomb Washburn Award

— from Eve Danziger

Congratulations to recent graduate Virginia Busby (Ph.D. 2009) who has been named the recipient of the Wilcomb Washburn Award for her dissertation “Transformation and Persistence: The Nanticoke Indians and Chicone Indian Town in the Context of European Contact and Colonization.”

The award recognizes new research deemed to be of great significance to the cultural history of the Chesapeake/Eastern Shore region of the Eastern U.S. It has only been granted four times in the past decade.

Congratulations Virginia!

Date: 
Thursday, 19 April 2012