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Daughtery wins UA award

A Brewton native is one of 16 University of Alabama undergraduate researchers who earned recognition through the Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Program.

The program recognizes the best research activity conducted by UA undergraduates, who are nominated by faculty and staff research directors.

Ashley Daugherty is one of 16 UA undergrads recognized for research. She is pictured with a UA staff member.

Ashley Daugherty is one of 16 UA undergrads recognized for research. She is pictured with a UA staff member.

Ashley Daugherty, an anthropology and Spanish major from Brewton, for “Sexual Fluidity and Prosociality.” Nominator was Dr. Christopher Lynn, associate professor of anthropology.

In 1997, the Randall Publishing Co., now Randall-Reilly Publishing, and the H. Pettus Randall III family created the Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Program in memory of Henry Pettus Randall Jr., a distinguished UA alumnus and creator of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.

A panel of UA research faculty and past winners of the Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award selects the winners.

In addition to the Randall Award, Daughtery also won the Hughes Prize.

She is the daughter of James and Stacey Daughtery.