Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award

Robert McKenna and Matthew Gentry

Congratulations to Robert McKenna, PhD, for receiving the 2022-2023 the Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award!

The UF Graduate School’s annual Faculty Doctoral Mentoring Award encourages and rewards excellence, innovation and effectiveness in mentoring doctoral and Master of Fine Arts students through their final dissertation or fine arts thesis project. Nominations for the award come from current graduate students, graduate alumni, faculty members, graduate coordinators, department chairs, school directors, college deans and higher-level administrators. Each year, the award gives $3,000 to approximately five faculty members, with an additional $1,000 deposited into each winner’s department account for use in supporting doctoral or Master of Fine Arts students.