Townsend Harris Medal Presented to Naomi CONN Liebler ’62, Ph.D.

Naomi CONN Liebler, Ph.D. was awarded the prestigious Townsend Harris Medal by the City College of New York Alumni Association for outstanding postgraduate achievement in her field.  The award was presented by fellow CCNY alumnus, WNBC meteorologist Chris Cimino, at the 137th Annual Alumni Dinner at the New York Hilton on November 2.  Established in 1933, the Townsend Harris Medal has been awarded to Nobel Laureates, cabinet secretaries, Supreme Court Justices, and others.  Liebler, who specializes in Shakespeare, is Professor of English and University Distinguished Scholar at Montclair State University, where she has taught since 1972.