2019 Faculty Awards and Funding

SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award

Charlotte Gill

2019 Career Connection Faculty Award

Susan Howard

2018-2019 Fenwick Fellows

Jacqueline Burek and Mills Kelly

David J. King Award

Zofia Burr

University Teaching Excellence Award

Wendi Manuel-Scott and Justin Ramsdell

Adjunct Teaching Excellence Teacher of Distinction

Sherri Ann Huerta

Online Teaching Excellence Teacher of Distinction

Bill Howell

2019 Jack Wood Town Gown Award in the Faculty/Staff Category

Lauren Cattaneo

External Awards and Fellowships

Lincoln Mullen, assistant professor in the Department of History and Art History, was awarded the “Best First Book in the History of Religions Award” by the American Academy of Religion for his recent publication, The Chance of Salvation: A History of Conversion in America (Harvard University Press, 2017).

Rashmi Sadana, associate professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, received an NEH summer stipend, a Weatherhead Fellow award, and a fellowship award from the American Council of Learned Societies for her research on the Delhi metro system.

Sun-Young Park, assistant professor, and Robert DeCaroli, associate professor, both in the Department of History and Art History, have been named 2019 American Council of Learned Societies Fellows.

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars has awarded John Dale, associate professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, a residential fellowship for 2019-2020 to work on his research project, Outsmarting Ourselves? The Digital Transformation of Human Rights. While in residence, he will be affiliated with the Science, Technology, and Innovation Program.

Andrew Light, Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy director and University Professor of Philosophy, Public Policy, and Atmospheric Sciences, was one of the editors of the Fourth U.S. National Climate Assessment, released on November 23, 2018. Undertaken once every four years, the National Climate Assessment is a comprehensive review of how climate change will impact—and is already impacting—the United States.

Rei Berroa, Department of Modern and Classical Languages chair and professor, was appointed as a visiting professor at the University of Bergamo in Italy.

Angela J. Hattery, Women and Gender Studies Program professor and director, received the 2019 Sociologists for Women in Society Distinguished Feminist Lecturer Award.

Cortney Hughes Rinker, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, honored with a Stigma Warrior Award at the 10th Annual International Conference on Stigma.