All Press Releases for July 12, 2019

Lillian Ackerman Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Ackerman has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the academic industry

A respected voice in her areas of expertise, Dr. Ackerman has been an active leader in her community.

    PULLMAN, WA, July 12, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Lillian Ackerman, PhD with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Ackerman celebrates many years of experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With nearly 60 years of professional experience, Dr. Ackerman has excelled with Washington State University as an adjunct professor since 2001 and an anthropology researcher with the school since 1982. Prior to her current roles, she worked as an instructor at Wenatchee Valley College in 1979 and at Washington State University from 1963 to 1965. Earlier in her career, Dr. Ackerman was a Russian translator with the Arctic Institute of North America from 1960 to 1962.
Dr. Ackerman began her career as a student at the University of Michigan, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology in 1950 and a Master of Arts in anthropology in 1951. Dr. Ackerman subsequently concluded her academic efforts at Washington State University, graduating with a Doctor of Philosophy in anthropology in 1982.

A respected voice in her areas of expertise, Dr. Ackerman has been an active leader in her community. She is a notable member of the American Anthropology Association, the American Ethnology Society, the Society for Applied Anthropology, and the Alaska Anthropology Association. A grantee of Sigma Xi and the Phillips Fund of the American Philosophical Society, she has been recognized as a Woodrow Wilson fellow and an American Association of University Women fellow. Likewise, Dr. Ackerman served as the chair of the Developmental Disabilities Board of Whitman County, WA, from 1969 to 1984.

Throughout her career, Dr. Ackerman has been celebrated for her achievements. She has accepted a number of awards and accolades for her contributions. Moreover, Dr. Ackerman has been featured in numerous publications, including Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in the West, and Who's Who of American Women.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Lillian Ackerman has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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