Congratulations to Child and Family Studies Master’s Student Tanner Kilpatrick on receiving the Shipley-Swann Graduate School Fellowship. Tanner’s nomination was considered alongside PhD students, and receiving the award is recognition that he is one of the most promising graduate students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Kilpatrick is originally from Abilene, Texas, and came to the University of Tennessee after receiving his B.S. in Animal Science and MEd. in Agricultural Education from Texas A&M University. His primary research interests relate to incarceration of African American men and the impact on family relationships. Kilpatrick has contributed immensely to the Department of Child and Family Studies. We look forward to seeing what the coming year has in store!