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Maurice Daniels honored with award

Maurice Daniels-4-13-2009
Maurice Daniels

Maurice C. Daniels, dean of the School of Social Work, was honored by Indiana University with its Distinguished Alumni Award.

The dean was among four individuals recognized on Oct. 12 at the 37th annual IU School of Education Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony, which honors individuals who hold a degree from the school and have made a lasting impact through their work since leaving the school.

Daniels, who received his doctorate in higher education from Indiana University, is founder and director of the Foot Soldier Project for Civil Rights Studies and Research at UGA. He is the author of Saving the Soul of Georgia: Donald L. Hollowell and the Struggle for Civil Rights and Horace T. Ward: Desegregation of the University of Georgia, Civil Rights Advocacy and Jurisprudence.