Faculty and staff recognition, 2021-22

Photo Credit: Spring Award Recognition
Mon, 04/04/2022 - 13:36

The College of Arts and Sciences annually recognizes the outstanding achievements of its faculty and staff. Find out more about each award on their Recognition web page.

Congratulations to all!


Outstanding Teaching and Instructional Creativity Award

  • Robert Brooke, English
  • Vanessa Gorman, History, Classics and Religious Studies

Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award

  • Jordan Stump, Modern Languages and Literatures


Annis Chaikin Sorensen Award

  • Roland Végsö, English

James O'Hanlon Academic Leader Award

  • Dawn O. Braithwaite, Communication Studies

Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award

  • Kristi Montooth, Biological Sciences


  • Aaron Douglas: Eve Brank, Psychology, Center on Children, Families and the Law
  • Susan J. Rosowski: Rebecca Leigh Brock, Psychology
  • Charles Mach: Alexei Gruverman, Physics and Astronomy
  • Aaron Douglas: Shari Stenberg, Engish, Women's and Gender Studies


CAS Inclusive Excellence and Diversity Award

  • Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
  • Dawne Curry, History, Ethnic Studies
  • Kaitlin Tademy, Mathematics (graduate student cross-listed in student awards)

College Distinguished Teaching Award

  • Clayton Cressler, Biological Sciences
  • Huijing Du, Mathematics
  • Julia Frengs, Modern Languages and Literatures
  • Pascha Sotolongo Stevenson, English
  • Olha Tytarenko, Modern Languages and Literatures
  • Hope Wabuke, English

College Engagement Award

  • Hana Waisserova, Modern Languages and Literatures

College Mentoring Award

  • Katrina Jagodinsky, History

College Outstanding Research and Creativity (ORCA) Award

  • Kelsy Burke, Sociology
  • Iker Gonzalez-Allende, Modern Languages and Literatures
  • Mark Walker, Mathematics

Hazel R. McClymont Distinguished Teaching Fellow Award

  • Allan Donsig, Mathematics


Hitchcock Family Chair in Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs

  • Courtney Hillebrecht, Political Science, Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs

Happold Professor

  • Jeannette Eileen Jones, History, Ethnic Studies

Marjorie L. Dewey and Catherine H. Kelly Distinguished Professor of Chemistry

  • Jason Kautz, Chemistry

Cotner College Professor

  • Stephen Lahey, Classics and Religious Studies