Prof. RonNell Andersen Jones receives Distinguished Professor Award from University of Utah

May 09, 2023 | Faculty | RonNell Andersen Jones

RonNell Andersen JonesEach year, the University of Utah recognizes the achievements of exceptional faculty members in teaching, research, mentorship and service, and Professor RonNell Andersen Jones was among six professors who received the Distinguished Professor Award.

Professor RonNell Andersen Jones is the rare faculty member who is simultaneously a foremost scholar in her field, one of the college’s most popular teachers and dedicated mentors and an unfailingly generous institutional citizen. She can claim credit for sparking some of the most significant policy conversations on press freedom of the last two decades and for launching the careers of dozens of federal law clerks and public-interest lawyers. A leading thinker of her generation in the development of the constitutional theory of press protection, her performance as a scholar and researcher has been widely celebrated,” her nomination letter said in part.

Additionally, Professor Amos Guiora received a Distinguished Faculty Service Award, and Associate Professor Hallie Pope was recognized as a Public Service Professor. Read the full At the U article: