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Texas A&M Distinguished Dissertation Award

Dr. Katherine Anne Calle Willyard, a recent Sociology Ph.D. graduate, was honored with a Distinguished Dissertation Award from Texas A&M’s Office of Graduate and Professional Studies this year.  This honor is bestowed upon only a select few each year across the entire university and recognizes dissertations that have made a significant and impactful contribution to their disciplines. Congratulations to Dr. Willyard for receiving this prestigious award honoring her dissertation research, “The Effects of Organizational, Community, and State Regulatory Characteristics on Oil and Gas Extraction Facility Venting and Flaring Practices”!