Special Education Alumnus Recognized with Early Career Research Award

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Chris Lemons

The Department of Special Education is proud to share the achievements of Dr. Chris Lemons, now on faculty in the Department of Special Education at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Lemons is a three-time Longhorn (MA 2000; BS Special Education 1999; BA Psychology 1996). Most recently, he graduated with a master’s of special education in 2000 under the supervision of Dr. Diane Bryant. At the annual convention of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) in April 2017, Dr. Lemons was honored with the “Distinguished Early Career Research Award” by the Division for Research. This award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding scientific contributions in basic and/or applied research in special education within the first 10 years after receiving the doctoral degree.