Dr. Maria Dixon Hall
Dr. Maria Dixon Hall, an associate professor of Communication Studies at Southern Methodist University and an ordained minister will give the Baccalaureate address.
Dr. Dixon holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Communication from the University of Missouri-Columbia, a Th.M. in Homiletics from Candler School of Theology at Emory University, a M.Div. from Candler School of Theology at Emory University, and a B.S. in Marketing from the Culverhouse School of Business at the University of Alabama.
Recognized throughout her SMU career by students and peers alike for her passion for teaching/research, Dr. Dixon has received the 2005-2006 Willis M. Tate award for service to Student Body; the 2009 Golden Mustang for outstanding teaching and research by junior faculty; the 2010 Rotunda Award for Outstanding Teaching; and the 2011 “M” Award, SMU’s highest award for outstanding service to the university.
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