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Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor for Fall 2013
Outstanding Graduate Instructor - Fall 2013
Congratulations to Joshua Tom! He has been selected as a recipient of an Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award for Fall 2013.

This award is given to Baylor graduate students who serve as Teachers of Record and who are recognized for their outstanding teaching by students and faculty. He was selected by a committee of graduate faculty and graduate students as one of Baylor's outstanding teachers based on recommendations from his supervising faculty, evaluations and recommendations from his students, his teaching philosophy, and his participation in professional teaching development.

Joshua has taught the Sociology 1305 Introduction to Sociology course for several semesters.

His current research interests include religion, race, deviance and the sociology of science.  His research has been featured on the Huffington Post and a variety of other media outlets. 

Joshua is a Baylor University Presidential Scholar and undergraduate instructor for the sociology department. He is currently working towards the completion of his PhD., and a dissertation exploring the historical and sociological intersections of religion and interracial marriage in the United States.