Moffit to Receive National Award for Diversity Efforts

Thursday, July 1 2010


Christine Moffitt, professor of fishery resources and assistant leader of the Idaho Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, will receive the Emmeline Moore Career Achievement Award from the American Fisheries Society (AFS). The award is named after the first female AFS president, Emmeline Moore and recognizes efforts of an individual member in the promotion of demographic diversity in the society. Moffitt was selected for her incredible accomplishments over the years, unwavering dedication and leadership to ensure equality in the scientific community. The award consists of a bronze medal, a certificate, and travel related expenses up to $1,000. Moffitt will receive her award Sept. 13 at the AFS Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, Penn.