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Faculty Awards

Teaching, Research and Scholarship that Build the Future

Faculty Awards at the Drexel University College of Arts and Sciences

The mission of Drexel University and the College of Arts and Sciences could not be accomplished without the dedication and support of our faculty members. It is their pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and scholarship that reinforces our position as a modern liberal arts college and enhances our University’s reputation as a world-class research institution. Our faculty are recognized experts who work to advance discovery and knowledge across diverse disciplines in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.

We invite you to join us in recognizing the outstanding faculty members who have gone above and beyond to further our College’s mission and advance the future of Drexel University.

The Antelo Devereux Award for Junior Faculty

This award is presented annually to a rising, tenure-track assistant professor in support of his or her research.

2022

Darij Grinberg, PhD, assistant professor, Math Department

Elizabeth Kimball, PhD, assistant professor, English & Philosophy Department

2021

Kari Lenhart, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Biology

Amanda McMillan Lequieu, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Sociology

2020

Vincent Duclos, PhD, former assistant professor, Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages

2019

Ryan Petrie, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Biology

2018

Jordan M. Hyatt, JD, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Criminology and Justice Studies

Naoko Kurahashi Neilson, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Physics

2017

Loÿc Vanderkluysen, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Hyunmin Min Lee, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Communication

Teaching Excellence Award

This award is presented annually to a tenure-track assistant professor who has demonstrated unusual excellence and innovation in teaching.

2022

Amanda McMillan Lequieu, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Sociology

Monica Illies, PhD, associate teaching professor, Chemistry Department

2021

Nic John Ramos, PhD, assistant professor, Department of History

Brenda Dyer, PhD, assistant teaching professor of French, Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages

2020

Kelly Underman, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Sociology

2019

Jason Orne, PhD, former assistant professor, Department of Sociology

2018

Debjani Bhattacharyya, PhD, former assistant professor, Department of History

2017

Fengqing Zhang, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Psychology