2024 Outstanding Postdoctoral Scholar Award

Lisa Covington headshot

Postdoctoral Affairs extends congratulations to the recipient of the 2024 Outstanding Postdoctoral Scholar Award: Dr. Lisa Covington.

Dr. Covington is a Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for Digital Humanities and Africana Studies. Her nominators describe her as an “exceptional scholar”. Her research focuses on media representation of Black Youth, especially Black girls in film. During her short time at the University of Arizona, Dr. Covington has been impressively productive, having given numerous presentations, including a keynote address, and publishing chapters and peer-reviewed articles. Dr. Covington’s passion for community outreach and her natural leadership in support of youth is demonstrated by her service at both local and national levels. 

Congratulations Dr. Covington!