Johnie Christian Family Peace Professor David Mason has won UNT's Eminent Faculty Award, which recognizes a faculty member, who has made outstanding and sustained contributions to scholarly-creative activity, teaching, and service and has served as an inspiration to the University of North Texas community. This award is one of the university's highest faculty honors and is given to one full-time faculty member annually. The annual award includes a one-time payment of $15,000.00, a commemorative engraved gift, and the distinction of Eminent Faculty. Professor Mason has been a pioneer in the study of peace after civil war and is recognized as one of the world's leading authorities on civil wars, human rights abuses and land reform. We are very proud of all Dr. Mason has accomplished in his distinguished career at UNT!