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Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor

The title of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor serves to honor full professor colleagues who have excelled in teaching, service, and research/creative activity, and whose work has demonstrated significant impact on their fields, students, college and university, and/or the public.

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2022

  • Irina Artsimovitch
  • Cynthia Clopper
  • Yana Hashamova
  • Dana Haynie
  • Marcus Kurtz
  • Margaret Newell
  • Barry Shank
  • Nandini Trivedi

2021

  • Andréa Grottoli 
  • Christopher Jaroniec
  • Dorothy Noyes
  • Richard Pogge
  • Randolph Roth

2019

  • Alice L. Conklin
  • Steve MacEachern
  • Linda Mizejewski 
  • Mark Pitt

2018

  • John Bruno
  • Claudia Buchmann
  • Frank Coulson
  • Thaliyil RajanBabu

2017

  • Juan Alfonzo
  • Barbera Andersen
  • John Beacom 
  • David Hoffman
  • Ellen Peters
  • Allison Snow
  • Hugh Urban

2016

  • Peter Culicover
  • Tina Henkin
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Diversity Enhancement Faculty Award

The Diversity Enhancement Faculty Award recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of any faculty member or team of faculty members in the College of Arts and Sciences whose research, teaching and/or service/outreach activities promote diversity and support a culture that embraces and exhibits inclusive excellence, community and openness.

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2022

  • Joni Acuff
  • Alcira Dueñas
  • Pranav Jani

2021

  • Matthew Anderson
  • Ryan Friedman
  • Clayton Howard

2020

  • John Brooke
  • Michael Ibba
  • Karin Musier-Forsyth
  • Stephanie Shaw
  • Inés Valdez

2019

  • Alice Conklin
  • Treva Lindsey
  • Maria Miriti

2018

  • Susan Cole
  • Venkat Gopalan
  • Jane Jackman
  • Hasan Jeffries
  • Zakee Sabree
  • Amanda Simcox

2017

  • Jay Gupta
  • Michael Ibba
  • Jonathan Pelz
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Early-Career Faculty Excellence Award

The Early-Career Faculty Excellence Award recognizes outstanding performance in all three areas of research, teaching and service of early-career faculty at the time of promotion.

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2022

  • Ruben Petreaca
  • Hillary Shulman
  • Elissa Washuta

2021

  • Melissa Curley
  • Jasmeet Hayes
  • Laura Lopez

2020

  • Kathryn Lenz
  • Eden Lin
  • David Penneys
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Harlan Hatcher Arts and Sciences Distinguished Faculty Award

The Harlan Hatcher Arts and Sciences Distinguished Faculty Award recognizes a full professor who has a truly exceptional record in teaching, research, and service. The award was established in 2002 with gifts from Anne Hatcher and her family from Ann Arbor, Michigan, in honor and memory of Dr. Harlan Hatcher, an alumnus and former dean of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University and then president of the University of Michigan from 1951 until his retirement in 1967.

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2022

  • Bryan Carstens

2020

  • Jonathan Parquette
  • Vincent Roscigno

2019

  • Margaret Newell
  • Claudia Turro

2018

  • Jill Bystydzienski
  • Scott McGraw

2017

  • Russell Fazio

 

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Joan N. Huber Faculty Fellow Award

The Joan N. Huber Faculty Fellowships are supported from endowment funds in honor of Joan Huber, who in her own scholarly career and as Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences from 1984-1992 set the highest standards for all. This fellowship program recognizes some of the very strongest scholars in the social and behavioral sciences disciplines.

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2022

  • Sarah Schoppe-Sullivan
  • Alexander Thompson

2021

  • Samuel Clark
  • Paul Healy

2020

  • Michael Neblo
  • Zheng Wang

2019

  • Douglas Downey
  • Luc Lecavalier
  • Kendra McSweeney

2018

  • Theodore Beauchaine
  • Sarah Brooks
  • Ryan King

2017

  • Becky Mansfield
  • Samuel Stout
  • Kristi Williams
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Mid-Career Faculty Excellence Award

The Mid-Career Faculty Excellence Award recognizes outstanding performance in all three areas of research, teaching and service of mid-career faculty at the time of promotion.

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2022

  • Robert Baker
  • Treva Lindsey
  • Brandon Turner

2021

  • Elizabeth Hewitt
  • Amanda Hummon
  • Rin Reczek

2020

  • Joshua Goldberger
  • Christopher Otter
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Outstanding Graduate Associate Teaching Award

The Outstanding Graduate Associate Teaching Award was created by the College of Arts and Sciences Student Council and recognizes a college graduate teaching associate for excellence in teaching.  This award is unique in that the entire award process is administered by the College of Arts and Sciences Student Council. Only undergraduate students may submit nominations.

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2022

  • Dallas Carpenter

2021

  • Alan van Beek

2020

  • Noah Bukowski

2019

  • Ziv Bell

2018

  • Chad Iwertz

2017

  • Duncan Clark
  • Eric Garn
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Paul W. Brown Excellence in Teaching Award 

The Paul W. Brown Excellence in Teaching Award provides annual recognition for teaching excellence; one for a faculty member in the Department of English and one for a faculty member in the Department of History.

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2022

  • Robert Hughes
  • Margaret Sumner

2021

  • Jennifer Eaglin
  • Nick White

2020

  • Sarah Neville
  • Stephanie Smith

2019

  • Daniel Keller
  • Mytheli Sreenivas

2018

  • Christa Teston
  • Ying Zhang

2017

  • Theodora Dragostinova
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Rodica C. Botoman Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring

The Rodica C. Botoman Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring supports a member of the humanities faculty who best exemplifies excellence as a teacher of undergraduates.

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2022

  • Thomas McDow

2020

  • Angus Fletcher

2019

  • Frederick Aldama

2018

  • Christian Kleinbub

2017

  • Randolph Roth
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Ronald and Deborah Ratner Distinguished Teaching Award

The Ratner Distinguished Teachings Awards are presented annually for outstanding teaching by tenured faculty in the arts and humanities. The Ratner Awards recognize faculty who have exemplary records of engaging, motivating, and inspiring students as well as of making a difference in students’ educations, lives and careers.

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2022

  • Scott DeWitt
  • Elizabeth Hewitt
  • Ousman Kobo
  • Norah Zuniga Shaw

2021

  • David Brewer
  • David Hoffman
  • Paloma Martinez-Cruz
  • Valarie Williams

2020

  • Theodora Dragostinova
  • Robin Judd
  • Namiko Kunimoto
  • Shari Savage
  • Christa Teston
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Student Council Outstanding Teaching Award

The Student Council Outstanding Teaching Award recognizes a College of Arts and Sciences faculty member for excellence in teaching and is unique in that the entire award process is administered by the College of Arts and Sciences Student Council. Only undergraduate students may submit nominations for this award.

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2022

  • Jennifer Lundine

2021

  • Benjamin McKean

2020

  • Venkat Gopalan

2019

  • Hasan Kwame Jeffries

2018

  • Deanna Grimstead

2017

  • David Steigerwald
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Susan M. Hartman Mentoring and Leadership Award

The Susan M. Hartman Mentoring and Leadership Award is presented annually to a faculty member, regular staff member or student from within the College of Arts and Sciences who demonstrates outstanding mentoring to and/or leadership on behalf of women or other historically underrepresented groups at the university.

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2022

  • Ousman Kobo
  • MaryKatherine Ramsey

2021

  • Crystal Michelle Perkins

2020

  • Amy Connolly
  • Heather Tanner

2019

  • Frederick Aldama
  • Elena Foulis

2018

  • Sierra Jackson
  • Daniel Rivers
  • Devin Swiner

2017

  • Daniel Rodriguez
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Virginia Hull Research Award

The Virginia Hull Award fund supports diversity at the university, consistent with the university's mission, with particular attention to, but not limited to, female faculty members in the humanities who are assistant or associate professors.

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2022

  • Kris Paulsen

2020

  • May Mergenthaler

2019

  • Joan Flores-Villalobos

2018

  • Molly Farrell

2017

  • Harmony Bench