Rebecca Sears (PhD 2012) received a 2012 ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award for her dissertation The Practical Muse: Reconstructing the Contexts of a Greek Musical Papyrus.  Rebecca defended her dissertation on April 24, 2012 under the direction of Arthur Verhoogt.

The purpose of the ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards is to recognize exceptional and unusually interesting work produced by doctoral students in the last phase of their graduate work. It is awarded by the Rackham School of Graduate Studies. For more information and a complete list of winners, see the Rackham announcement.

Congratulations to both Rebecca and Arthur!