Divergent Award for Excellence

  • Hicks, Troy Wayne (Recipient)

Prize: Honorary award

Description

Dr. Troy Hicks is a 2021 recipient of The Divergent Award for Excellence in 21st Century Literacies Research. Dr. Hicks is Professor of English and Education at Central Michigan University (CMU). He directs both the Chippewa River Writing Project and the Master of Arts in Learning, Design & Technology program. A former middle school teacher, he collaborates with K–12 colleagues and explores how they implement newer literacies in their classrooms. Since beginning work at CMU in 2007, he has earned numerous distinctions including the Michigan Council of Teachers of English Charles Carpenter Fries Award (2008), CMU’s Provost’s Award for junior faculty who demonstrate outstanding achievement in research and creative activity (2011), the Richard A. Meade Award for scholarship in English Education (2014), the Michigan Reading Association’s Teacher Educator Award (2018), and CMU’s Excellence in Teaching Award (2020). An ISTE Certified Educator, Dr. Hicks has authored numerous books, articles, chapters, blog posts, and other resources broadly related to the teaching of literacy in our digital age. Follow him on Twitter: @hickstro

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Degree of recognitionNational
Granting OrganizationsInitiative for 21st Century Literacies Research

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