Congratulations to recipients of our 2020 Faculty Awards
Congratulations to recipients of our 2020 Faculty Awards
University of Tennessee Knoxville

College of Arts & Sciences

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Congratulations to the recipients of the 2020 College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Awards. We will not host a banquet and have the opportunity to congratulate everyone in person this year, but will feature a video slideshow and more information about each winner in the January 2021 edition of Dialogue.
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Calvin MacLean
Calvin MacLean, Department of Theatre

Lorayne W. Lester Award
Derek Alderman
Derek H. Alderman, Department of Geography

Academic Outreach Awards
Faculty Academic Outreach Research Award
Kimberly K. Sheldon
Kimberly K. Sheldon, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Liem T. Tran
Liem T. Tran, Department of Geography

Faculty Academic Outreach Service Award
Paul Armsworth
Paul Armsworth, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Nicole Eggers
Nicole Eggers, Department of History

Faculty Academic Outreach Teaching Award
Jessica M. Budke
Jessica M. Budke, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Katy L. Chiles
Katy L. Chiles, Department of English

Outstanding Service Award
Nina Fefferman
Nina Fefferman, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Diversity Awards
Senior Diversity Award
Stephanie Bohon
Stephanie Bohon, Department of Sociology

Daniel M. Roberts
Daniel M. Roberts, Department of Biochemistry and Cellular & Molecular Biology

Junior Diversity Award
Kirsten A. Gonzalez
Kirsten A. Gonzalez, Department of Psychology

Excellence in Research Award/Creative Achievement Awards
Early Career
Aaron T. Buss
Aaron T. Buss, Department of Psychology

Stephen A. Collins-Elliott
Stephen A. Collins-Elliott, Department of Classics

Mid-career
Brian C. O'Meara
Brian C. O'Meara, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Sara Ritchey
Sara Ritchey, Department of History

Senior
Adriana Moreo
Adriana Moreo, Department of Physics & Astronomy

Bin Zhao
Bin Zhao, Department of Chemistry

Distinguished Research Career at UT
Karen W. Hughes
Karen W. Hughes, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

New Research, Scholarly and Creative Projects in the Arts & Humanities
Michelle Brown
Michelle Brown, Department of Sociology

Interdepartmental Collaborative Scholarship and Research
Jacob Levy
Jacob Levy, Department of Psychology

Barbara A. Murphy
Barbara A. Murphy, School of Music

Teaching Awards
Cunningham Award
Edward E. Schilling
Edward E. Schilling, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Urmila Seshagiri
Urmila Seshagiri, Department of English

Senior
Rachelle M. Scott
Rachelle M. Scott, Department of Religious Studies

Junior
Justin Arft
Justin Tyler Arft, Department of Classics

Erin Darby
Erin Darby, Department of Religious Studies

Lecturer Excellence Teaching Award
Margie Mahmoud Abdelrazek
Margie Mahmoud Abdelrazek, Department of Physics & Astronomy

Bob DuBois
Bob DuBois, Department of Psychology

Sally Harris
Sally C. Harris, Department of English

Patricia Brake Rutenberg
Patricia Brake Rutenberg, Department of History

Faculty Advising Awards
Erin Darby
Erin Darby, Department of Religious Studies

Jennifer Schweitzer
Jennifer Schweitzer, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Contact Us

College of Arts & Sciences
Office of the Dean
312 Ayres Hall
1403 Circle Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-1330
Phone: 865-974-5332
artscidean@utk.edu
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