The 2014 John Pleas Faculty Recognition Award was presented to Dr. Sekou Franklin during a special ceremony in the Tom Jackson Building on the MTSU campus, Thursday, Feb. 27.
Franklin, a Nashville, Tenn., resident, is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at Middle Tennessee State University and is coordinator of the urban studies minor program. He received a Bachelor of Science from Santa Clara University, a Master of Arts from San Francisco State University and a doctorate from Howard University.
You can watch portions of the ceremony here.
The John Pleas Faculty Recognition Award, established in 1997, is presented to a minority faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in teaching, research, and service. You can learn more about the award and this year’s honoree at http://mtsunews.com/pleas-faculty-recognition-award-2014.