guerraThe Florida Education Fund recently announced it will present UF professor Lillian Guerra with the 2014 William R. Jones Outstanding Mentor Awards for her distinguished contributions to the McKnight Doctoral Fellowship Program.

After Considering a pool of statewide candidates, the selection committee cast a unanimous vote for Dr. Guerra. History Department chair Dr. Sean Adams said, Guerra’s award “is yet one more reminder of the strength and vitality of our graduate program.” The Florida Education Fund will officially recognize Dr. Guerra at its annual awards and induction ceremony, which also acknowledges newly minted McKnight Ph.D.s.