Platt Earns Historical Society Award

Platt Earns Historical Society Award

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The following is a news release from The University of Southern Mississippi

Dr. Eric Platt, assistant professor at The University of Southern Mississippi, was recently named a recipient of the Texas Catholic Historical Society's Patrick Foley Award for his article on Archbishop Joseph F. Rummel in the 2015 issue of Catholic Southwest.

A member of the USM College of Education and Psychology's Department of Educational Studies and Research faculty, Platt's research interests include History of Higher Education in the American South; College/University Survival; Religious Education and Foundations; Higher Education Law and Policy; and Informal Adult Learning and Adult Education Trends in Higher Education.

For information about the Department of Educational Studies and Research, visit http://www.usm.edu/higher-education-research-statistics; for information on the College of Education and Psychology, visit http://www.usm.edu/education-psychology.