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Riley Johnson Receives Baum Award

April 20, 2011

The English Department congratulates Riley Johnson, who has received this year’s Baum Award for his paper, “Solution, Epiphany, and Physical/Metaphysical Unity in the Novels of Vladimir Nabokov.”  The award was established in 2007 by the Department of English, alumni, family, and friends to honor the memory of beloved professor of English R. Jerold (Jerry) Baum. The award is granted to a senior whose senior seminar paper addresses the relationship between literature and history and is recognized as outstanding by the English faculty.  A $250 prize accompanies the award.