Previous Faculty Convocation Award Recipients

Award Recipients

University Awards for Excellence

Internationalization Award 
Naoki Kanaboshi, LL.M., S.J.D.
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Outstanding Advising and Student Services Award
Tara Kneeshaw, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Geology

Outstanding Community Service Award
Todd Aschenbach, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology         

Outstanding University Service Award 
C. “Griff” Griffin, Ph.D.
Professor of General Education and Biology

Distinguished Contribution in a Discipline Award
Jack Mangala, Ph.D.
Professor of Area and Global Studies and Political Science

University Outstanding Teacher Award
Sally Pelon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Social Work

Glenn A. Niemeyer Award
Felix Ngassa, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry

Pew Awards for Excellence

Burch, Jacobs, and Moore Diversity Teaching Excellence Award
Reginald Blockett, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Counseling

Pew Teaching Excellence Award for Part-Time Faculty
Isaac Simon, M.A.
Adjunct Instructor of Communications

Pew Excellence Award for Teaching and Learning Enrichment 
Gayle Schaub, M.L.I.S.
Associate Librarian of University Libraries

Pew Teaching with Technology Award
Krista Benson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor for Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies

Pew Teaching with Technology Award 
Elizabeth Storey, M.Ed.
Assistant Professor of Teaching and Learning

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Carrie Buist, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Pew Teaching Excellence Award 
Erica Hamilton, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Literacy and Technology

Pew Teaching Excellence Award 
Laura Hawk, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Pew Teaching Excellence Award 
Misti Ryefield, M.S.
Assistant Professor of Allied Health Sciences

CSCE Awards for Scholarly and Creative Excellence

Distinguished Graduate Mentoring Award 
Andrea Bostrom, Ph.D.
Professor of Nursing

Distinguished Graduate Mentoring Award 
Karyn Rabourn, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Counseling

Distinguished Undergraduate Mentoring Award 
Lori Houghton-Rahrig, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Nursing

Distinguished Undergraduate Mentoring Award
Randy Winchester, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry      

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award 
Abdullah Alrebh, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Sociology

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award 
Jaclyn Cwick, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award 
Byron DeVries, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Computing and Information Systems

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award 
Leanne Kang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Educational Foundations       

University Awards for Excellence

Internationalization Award
Anne Caillaud, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures

Outstanding Advising and Student Services Award
Feryal Alayont, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics

Outstanding Community Service Award
Richard Rediske, Ph.D.
Professor of Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute

Outstanding University Service Award
Brian Johnson, Ph.D.
Professor of Criminal Justice

Distinguished Contribution in a Discipline Award
Craig Benjamin, Ph.D.
Professor of History, Frederik Meijer Honors College

University Outstanding Teacher Award
Susan Strouse, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Nursing

Glenn A. Niemeyer Award
D. Robert Adams, Ph.D.
Professor of Computing and Information Systems

Pew Awards for Excellence

Burch, Jacobs and Moore Diversity Teaching Excellence Award
Ana Posada, M.S.
Affiliate Faculty of Computing and Information Systems

Pew Teaching Excellence Award for Part-Time Faculty
Elizabeth West, M.A.
Senior Adjunct Instructor of Chemistry

Pew Teaching with Technology Award
Carla Floyd-Slabaugh, Dr.O.T.
Assistant Professor of Occupational Science and Therapy

Pew Teaching with Technology Award
Denise Goerisch, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Nicholas Baine, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Engineering

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Christopher Harper, M.B.A.
Affiliate Faculty of Accounting

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
David Leonard, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Figen Mekik, Ph.D.
Professor of Geology

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Karen Pezzetti, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Robin Spring, M.S.
Assistant Professor of Communications

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Glenn Valdez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology

CSCE Awards for Scholarly and Creative Excellence

Distinguished Graduate Mentoring Award
Robert Hollister, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology

Distinguished Undergraduate Mentoring Award
Jonathan Hodge, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Carrie Buist, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Caitlin Callahan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Geology

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Christopher Dondzila, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Movement Science

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Huafang Li, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Public, Nonprofit, and Health Administration

 

University Awards for Excellence

Internationalization Award
Sherie Klee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Teaching and Learning

Outstanding Advising and Student Services Award
Lorie Jager, M.A.
Senior Affiliate of Communications

Outstanding Community Service Award
Nagnon Diarrassouba, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Literacy and Technology

Outstanding University Service Award
Janel Pettes Guikema, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures

Distinguished Contribution in a Discipline Award
Rebecca Davis, Ph.D.
Professor of Nursing

University Outstanding Teacher Award
Joseph Fisher, Ph.D.
Professor of Teaching and Learning

Glenn A. Niemeyer Award
Stephen Mattox, Ph.D.
Professor of Geology

Pew Awards for Excellence

Burch, Jacobs, and Moore Diversity Teaching Excellence Award
Lisa Perhamus, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Educational Foundations

Pew Teaching Excellence Award for Part-Time Faculty
Richard Willobee, M.Ed.
Part-time Instructor of Teaching and Learning

Pew Teaching with Technology Award
Julia VanderMolen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Public Health

Pew Teaching with Technology Award
Julie White, M.A.
Senior Affiliate of Writing

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Susan Carson, Ph.D.
Professor of Educational Foundations

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Patrick Gerkin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Christopher Haven, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Writing

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Barbara Hooper, D.N.P.
Assistant Professor of Nursing

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Ingrid Johnson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Movement Science

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Virginia Peterson, Ph.D.
Professor of Geology

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Mary Bower Russa, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology

CSCE Awards for Scholarly and Creative Excellence

Distinguished Undergraduate Mentoring Award
Paul Cook, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Kyle Barnes, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Movement Science

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Katherine Corker, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Cáel Keegan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Liberal Studies

Distinguished Early Career Scholar Award
Bethany Peterson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Writing

Special Recognition

Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year
Deborah Herrington, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry

Photos from the Event

University Awards for Excellence

Internationalization Award
John Constantelos, Ph.D.
Professor of Political Science

Outstanding Advising and Student Services Award
Judy Whipps, Ph.D.
Professor of Liberal Studies

Outstanding Community Service Award
Elizabeth Storey, M.Ed.
Assistant Professor of Teaching and Learning

Outstanding University Service Award
David Bair, Ed.D.
Professor of Educational Foundations

Distinguished Contribution in a Discipline Award
Patricia Clark, Ph.D.
Professor of Writing

University Outstanding Teacher Award
Azfar Hussain, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Liberal Studies

Glenn A. Niemeyer Award
Jeanine Beasley, Ed.D.
Professor of Occupational Science and Therapy

Glenn A. Niemeyer Award
Sheldon Kopperl, Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Sciences and Liberal Studies

Glenn A. Niemeyer Award
Neal Rogness, Ph.D.
Professor of Statistics

Pew Awards for Excellence

Burch, Jacobs, and Moore Diversity Teaching Excellence Award
Chasity Bailey-Fakhoury, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Educational Foundations

Pew Teaching Excellence Award for Part-Time Faculty
Roger Allman, M.A.
Part-time Instructor of Communications

Pew Teaching with Technology Award
Rosemary Cleveland, Ed.D.
Senior Affiliate of Teaching and Learning

Pew Teaching with Technology Award
Andrew Korich, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Ellen Adams, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Art History, Frederik Meijer Honors College

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Shawn Bultsma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Counseling

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Susan Cleghorn, Dr. OT
Associate Professor of Occupational Science and Therapy

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Jacquelynn Doyon-Martin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Dalila Kovacs, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Christine Smith, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Pamela Wells, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics

CSCE Awards for Scholarly and Creative Excellence

Distinguished Graduate Mentoring Award
Barbara Hoogenboom, Ed.D.
Professor of Physical Therapy

Distinguished Undergraduate Mentoring Award
William Dickinson, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics

Distinguished Undergraduate Mentoring Award
Merritt DeLano-Taylor, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Erica Hamilton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Literacy and Technology

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Kimberly McKee, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Liberal Studies

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Christopher Shaffer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Photos from the Event

University Awards for Excellence

Internationalization Award
Carol Sanchez, D.B.A.
Professor of Management

Outstanding Advising and Student Services Award
Brian Johnson, Ph.D.
Affiliate Faculty of Leadership and Learning

Outstanding Community Service Award
Charlene Beckmann, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics

Outstanding University Service Award
Donald Mitchell Jr., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Leadership and Learning

Distinguished Contribution in a Discipline Award
William Ryan, D.M.A.
Professor of Music and Dance

University Outstanding Teacher Award
Mary Bair, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Special Education, Foundations, and Technology

Glenn A. Niemeyer Award
Wendy Burns-Ardolino, Ph.D.
Professor of Liberal Studies

Glenn A. Niemeyer Award
Robert Franciosi, Ph.D.
Professor of English

Pew Awards for Excellence

Burch, Jacobs, and Moore Diversity Teaching Excellence Award
Susan Carson, Ph.D.
Professor of Special Education, Foundations, and Technology

Pew Teaching Excellence Award for Part-time Faculty
Tyler Klaskow, Ph.D.
Part-time Instructor of Philosophy

Pew Teaching with Technology Award
Erica Hamilton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Leadership and Learning

Pew Teaching with Technology Award
Sr. Lucia Treanor, Ph.D.
Senior Affiliate Faculty of Writing

Pew Excellence Award for Library Faculty
Hazel McClure, M.L.S.
Associate Librarian of University Libraries

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Tara Cornelius-Reece, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Mayra Fortes Gonzalez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literature

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Laurence José, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Writing

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Andrew Lantz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Marilyn Preston, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Liberal Studies

CSCE Awards for Scholarly and Creative Excellence

Distinguished Graduate Mentoring Award
Alexander Nesterenko, Ph.D.
Professor of Communications

Distinguished Undergraduate Mentoring Award
Wolfgang Friedlmeier, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology

Distinguished Undergraduate Mentoring Award
Roderick Morgan, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Paul Cook, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Daniel Graser, D.M.A.
Assistant Professor of Music and Dance

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Danielle Lake, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Liberal Studies

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Melissa Tallman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences

Photos from the Event

University Awards for Excellence

Internationalization Award
James Goode, Ph.D.
Professor of History

Outstanding Advising and Student Services Award
Patricia Videtich, Ph.D.
Professor of Geology

Outstanding Community Service Award
Deborah Lown, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences

Outstanding University Service Award
Amy Schelling, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Special Education, Foundations, and Technology

Distinguished Contribution in a Discipline Award
Brian Lakey, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology

University Outstanding Teacher Award
Thomas Pentecost, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Glenn A. Niemeyer Award
Matthew Boelkins, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics

Glenn A. Niemeyer Award
Simha Magal, Ph.D.
Professor of Management

Glenn A. Niemeyer Award
Gregory Wolffe, Ph.D.
Professor of Computing and Information Systems

Pew Awards for Excellence

Burch, Jacobs, and Moore Diversity Teaching Excellence Award
Amy Masko, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English

Pew Teaching Excellence Award for Part-Time Faculty
Nicholas Johnson, Ph.D.
Part-time Instructor of Liberal Studies and English

Pew Teaching with Technology Award
Meagan Luttenton-Knoll, M.B.A.
Affiliate Faculty of Management

Pew Teaching with Technology Award
Maureen Wolverton, M.A.
Affiliate Faculty of Liberal Studies

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Feryal Alayont, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Todd Aschenbach, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Richard Geisel, J.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Leadership and Learning

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Wendy Reffeor, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Engineering

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Ellen Shupe, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Jessica VandenPlas, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Severine Ward, Ph.D.
Affiliate Faculty of Modern Languages and Literatures

CSCE Awards for Scholarly and Creative Excellence

Distinguished Undergraduate Mentoring Award
Shannon Biros, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Distinguished Undergraduate Mentoring Award
David Eick, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Christopher Kurby, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Cynthia Thompson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences

Photos from the Event

University Awards for Excellence

Outstanding Advising and Student Services Award
Mary Bower Russa, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology

Outstanding Community Service Award
Yi Zhao, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science

Outstanding University Service Award
Anne Caillaud, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures

Distinguished Contribution in a Discipline Award
Jitendra Mishra, Ph.D.
Professor of Management

University Outstanding Teacher Award
Darren Walhof, Ph.D.
Professor of Political Science

Pew Awards for Excellence

Burch, Jacobs, and Moore Diversity Teaching Excellence Award
Regina McClinton, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Liberal Studies

Pew Teaching Excellence Award for Part-Time Faculty
Michael Braid, M.S.Ed.
Part-time Instructor of Movement Science

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Mary Bair, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Special Education, Foundations, and Technology

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Susan Harrington, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Nursing

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Lisa Kasmer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Thomas Pentecost, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Jason Yancey, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures

Pew Teaching with Technology Award
Robert Talbert, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics

CSCE Awards for Scholarly and Creative Excellence

Distinguished Undergraduate Mentoring Award
Tara Cornelius-Reece, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology

Distinguished Undergraduate Mentoring Award
Bradley Wallar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Distinguished Graduate Mentoring Award
Aaron Lowen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Economics

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Amorak Huey, M.F.A.
Assistant Professor of Writing

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Richard Lord, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Donald Mitchell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Leadership and Learning

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Medar Serrata, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures

Photos from the Event

University Awards for Excellence

Outstanding Advising and Student Services Award
Matthew Boelkins, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics

Outstanding Community Service Award
Shawn Bultsma, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Leadership and Learning

Outstanding University Service Award
Karen Gipson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physics

Distinguished Contribution in a Discipline Award
Deborah Herrington, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Distinguished Contribution in a Discipline Award
Figen Mekik, Ph.D.
Professor of Geology

University Outstanding Teacher Award
Bradley Ambrose, Ph.D.
Professor of Physics

Pew Awards for Excellence

Burch, Jacobs, and Moore Diversity Teaching Excellence Award 
Rachel Peterson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Liberal Studies

Pew Teaching Excellence Award for Part-Time Faculty
Steven Hawks, M.B.A.
Part-time Instructor of Marketing

Pew Teaching Award for Library Faculty
Matthew Reidsma, M.L.I.S.
Assistant Librarian of University Libraries

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Timothy Evans, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Mandy Menke, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Terry Stockton, M.Ed.
Affiliate Faculty of Special Education, Foundations, and Technology

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Ayana Weekley, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Women and Gender Studies

CSCE Awards for Scholarly and Creative Excellence

Distinguished Undergraduate Mentoring Awards
Rachel Powers, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Distinguished Undergraduate Mentoring Awards
David Stark, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History

Distinguished Graduate Mentoring Award
Cynthia Coviak, Ph.D.
Professor of Nursing

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Shannon Biros, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Amanda Dillard, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Photos from the Event

University Awards for Excellence

Outstanding Advising and Student Services Award
Danielle Leek, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Communications

Outstanding Community Service Award
Zulema Moret, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures

Outstanding University Service Award
D. Robert Adams, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Computing and Information Systems

Distinguished Contribution in a Discipline Award
Helen Marlais, D.M.
Associate Professor of Music

University Outstanding Teacher
Janet Vigna, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology

Pew Awards for Excellence

Pew Teaching Excellence Award for Part-Time Faculty
Michael Seger, B.S.
Adjunct Instructor of Movement Science

Pew Teaching with Technology Award
Scott Truskowski, M.S.
Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Shannon Biros, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Mahendra Joshi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Management

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Jacquelyn Melin, M.A.
Affiliate Faculty of Leadership and Learning

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Roderick Morgan, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Debra Ross, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Andrew Spear, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Maureen Wolverton, M.A.
Affiliate Faculty of Liberal Studies

CSCE Awards for Scholarly and Creative Excellence

Distinguished Undergraduate Mentoring Award
David Leonard, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry

Distinguished Undergraduate Mentoring Award
Michael Lombardo, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology

Distinguished Graduate Mentoring Award
Carl Ruetz, III, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Water Resources

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Dawn Hart, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Amy Russell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology

Photos from the Event

University Awards for Excellence

Outstanding Advising and Student Services Award
Debra Burg, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences

Outstanding Community Service Award
Amy Matthews, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology

Outstanding University Service Award
Kathleen Underwood, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History and Women and Gender Studies

Distinguished Contribution in a Discipline Award
Paul Jorgensen, Ph.D.
Professor of Computing and Information Systems

University Outstanding Teacher Award
David Austin, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics

Pew Awards for Excellence

Pew Teaching Excellence Award for Part-Time Faculty
Justin Pettibone, M.A.
Adjunct Instructor of Liberal Studies

Pew Teaching with Technology Awards
Amy Schelling, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Special Education, Foundations, and Technology

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Nathan Barrows, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Alice Chapman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Maria Landon, M.M.
Affiliate Faculty of Marketing

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Michelle Miller-Adams, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Kirsten Strom, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Art and Design

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Richard Vallery, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physics

CSCE Awards for Scholarly and Creative Excellence

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Caitlin Horrocks, M.F.A.
Assistant Professor of Writing

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Jonathan Nichol, D.M.A.
Assistant Professor of Music

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Glenn Valdez, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Distinguished Undergraduate Mentoring Award
Felix Ngassa, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Distinguished Undergraduate Mentoring Award
Christine Smith, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology

Photos from the Event

University Awards for Excellence

Outstanding Advising and Student Services Award
Kathleen Bailey, Ed.D.
Professor of Criminal Justice

Outstanding Community Service Award
Barbara Lubic, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Special Education, Foundations, and Technology

Outstanding University Service Award
Shaily Menon, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology

Distinguished Contribution in a Discipline Award
Gary Stark, Ph.D.
Professor of History

University Outstanding Teacher Award
Vijay Gondhalekar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Finance

Pew Awards for Excellence

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Rebecca Davis, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Nursing

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Margaret Dietrich, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Jack Mangala, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of African/African American Studies

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Bruce Ostrow, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Gerald Simons, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Economics

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Heather Van Wormer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Pew Teaching with Technology Award
Jennifer Gross, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology

Pew Excellence Award for Library Faculty
Jodi Tyron, M.S.I.
Assistant Librarian

Pew Teaching Excellence Award for Part-Time Faculty
Norman Kravitz, J.D.
Adjunct Instructor of Honors College

CSCE Awards for Scholarly and Creative Excellence

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Rachel Powers, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award
Ryan Thum, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Annis Water Resources Institute

Distinguished Undergraduate Mentoring Award
Steven Schlicker, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics

Distinguished Graduate Mentoring Award
Deborah Herrington, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Photos from the Event

University Awards for Excellence

Outstanding Advising and Student Services Award
Christine Drewel, M.A.
Instructor of Liberal Studies

Outstanding Community Service Award
Ruth Ann Brintnall, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Nursing

Outstanding University Service Award
Lawrence Burns, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology

Distinguished Contribution in a Discipline Award
George McBane, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry

University Outstanding Teacher Award
Bradley Wallar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Pew Awards for Excellence

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Matthew Daley, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Danielle DeMuth, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Women and Gender Studies

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
John Kilbourne, Ph.D.
Professor of Movement Science

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Ellen Pool, M.M.
Associate Professor of Music

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Andrew Sterian, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Engineering

Pew Teaching with Technology Award
Nathan Barrows, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Pew Teaching with Technology Award
Susan Swartzlander, Ph.D.
Professor of English and Honors

Pew Teaching Excellence Award for Part-Time Faculty
Norine Cunningham, M.S.N.
Affiliate Faculty of Nursing

Photos from the Event

University Awards for Excellence

Outstanding Advising and Student Services Award
Christine Yalda, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Outstanding Community Service Award
Barbara Reinken, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education

Outstanding University Service Award
Milton Ford, Ph.D.
Professor of Liberal Studies

Distinguished Contribution in a Discipline Award
Thomas Herzog, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology

University Outstanding Teacher Award
Donald Pottorff, Ph.D.
Professor of Education

Pew Awards for Excellence

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Peter Anderson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Classics

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Rachel Anderson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Neil MacDonald, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology

Pew Teaching Excellence Award for Part-Time Faculty
Sheryl Vlietstra, M.Ed.
Adjunct Faculty in the College of Education

Photos from the Event

University Awards for Excellence

Outstanding Advising and Student Services Award
Mary Schutten, P.E.D.
Associate Professor of Movement Science

Outstanding Community Service Award - 2007 Recipient
George Grant, Jr., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Social Work

Outstanding Community Service Award - 2008 Recipient
John Shinsky, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education

Outstanding University Service Award - 2007 Recipient
Beverly Seley, M.F.A.
Professor of Art and Design

Outstanding University Service Award - 2008 Recipient
Neal Rogness, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Statistics

Distinguished Contribution in a Discipline Award - 2007 Recipient
Ashok Kumar, Ph.D.
Professor of Management

Distinguished Contribution in a Discipline Award - 2008 Recipient
Stephen Rowe, Ph.D.
Professor of Philosophy

University Outstanding Teacher Award - 2007 Recipient
Star Swift, J.D.
Associate Professor of Management

University Outstanding Teacher Award - 2008 Recipient
Gayla Jewell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Nursing

Pew Awards for Excellence

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
John Gabrosek, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Statistics

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Frank Hughes, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Parag Kosalge, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Management

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Aaron Lowen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Economics

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Ross Reynolds, Ph.D.
Professor of Physics

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Darren Walhof, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science

Pew Teaching Excellence Award
Ellen Yezierski, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Pew Teaching Excellence Award for Part-Time Faculty
Tom Ebels, M.A.
Adjunct Faculty in the College of Education

Pew Excellence Award for Library Faculty
Doug Way, M.L.I.S.
Assistant Librarian

Photos from the Event