Danielle Atkins, a recent Ph.D. graduate of the Department of Public Administration and Policy, was announced as the winner of the Robert C. Anderson Memorial Award. This award is presented to recent Ph.D.s for outstanding research at the University. Dr. Atkins is currently an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee. She researches the connection between policies related to women’s reproductive health and their decision-making and health outcomes. Her research focuses on federal and state-level policy changes that make emergency contraception available without prescription and how these policies have affected contraceptive behaviors of women.