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Schuster and Propen win John R. Hayes Award

Congratulations to Writing Studies professor Mary Schuster, and RSTC alumna Amy Propen. Their article, "Understanding Genre Through the Lens of Advocacy: The Rhetorical Work of the Victim Impact Statement" won the John R. Hayes Award for Excellence in Research for 2010 from Written Communication.

The award was presented February 17th at the Writing Research Across Borders conference in Fairfax Virginia.

Propen, A. D. & Schuster, M. L. (2010). Understanding genre through the lens of advocacy: The rhetorical work of the victim impact statement. Written Communication, 27(1), 3-35.