- Arrington Distinguished Chair of Poetry and Professor of English Claudia Emerson was named one of seven "Women of Distinction" of 2012 by the Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Emerson received the award during a ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 26. The girl scouting review committee chose the “Women of Distinction” based on their ability to serve as examples of courage, confidence and character. Emerson’s award focused on her accomplishments in culture and communication.
- Arrington Distinguished Chair
- Engl, Ling & Communication
- M.F.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
- B.A., University of Virginia