Jody Fagan Honored with Madison Scholar Award

Posted on: June 13, 2021

We are pleased to share that Jody Fagan received the 2021 JMU Madison Scholar Award from the Division of Academic Affairs. 

Fagan is a JMU professor and Strategic Research and Assessment Librarian for JMU Libraries.

She was nominated by peers not only for her scholarly achievements, but also for her collegiality and willingness to share her knowledge with others:

“Jody’s curiosity and dedication make her a skilled researcher, but her patience and willingness to teach make her an invaluable collaborator.” – Nominator

“I have observed the work Jody has done to foster and encourage collaboration, to apply what she has gained through her work at JMU to influence change within the profession, and to mentor colleagues and share her knowledge. I can think of few others who have had such a positive impact on my own scholarly approach.” – Nominator

“She embodies the approach of a scholar-librarian and shares what she learns in her job with others in the profession. As Jody takes a practical approach, she is able to take complex ideas and share them with an extremely accessible writing style so that novices and experts alike can apply them at their own institutions.” – Nominator

“Overall, I am continually impressed by both the volume and caliber of the work that Dr. Jody Fagan is able to produce. I appreciate that she enjoys working with others, helping new scholars to publish, and constantly seeking to share her knowledge with others. I find that she is a delight to collaborate with and I look forward to any opportunity to work with her in the future.” – Nominator

Jody Fagan’s academic achievements and willingness to mentor others have made an impact at JMU and beyond. Please join us in thanking and congratulating Jody!

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