Sociology professor selected for book award


A book by ECU sociology professor Lee Maril, “The Fence: National Security, Public Safety, and Illegal Immigration along the US – Mexico Border,” was selected for the 2012 Ray and Pat Browne Award for the Best Single Work published in 2011 by the Popular Culture and American Culture Association.

Maril will receive the award at the organization’s national conference in Boston, April 14.

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