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College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Awards



May 21, 2019

The mission of the College of Arts and Sciences and the University 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.

Please 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 our University.

University Research and Teaching Awards

Adjunct Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence
Presented to an adjunct faculty member who exemplifies the highest quality of teaching and mentorship of students

  • Chuck Galli, PhD, Department of Sociology

Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching
Presented to a faculty member who has demonstrated the highest achievements in teaching

  • Jonson Miller, PhD, Department of History

Collaborative Instructional Design Excellence

  • Robert J. Brulle, PhD, Department of Sociology
  • Susan S. Kilham, PhD, Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science

Dr. Mark L. Greenberg Distinguished Faculty Award for Community Based Learning
Presented to a faculty member who is deeply committed to improving the public good on the local, national or global level through community-based learning

  • Stacey Ake, PhD, Department of English and Philosophy

Faculty Summer Research Award
Presented to tenured and tenure-track faculty to support research activities that will enhance their careers and increase their contributions to Drexel

  • Debjani Bhattacharyya, PhD, Department of History, Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
  • Evangelia G. Chrysikou, PhD, Department of Psychology
  • David Velinksy, PhD, Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science
  • Ezra Wood, PhD, Department of Chemistry
  • Jennifer Yusin, PhD, Department of English and Philosophy
  • Asta Zelenkauskaite, PhD, Department of Communication

Harold M. Myers Award for Distinguished Service
Presented to an administrator, member of the professional staff, or full-time or part-time faculty member who has engaged in service work that has been recognized to be truly significant to the University

  • Abioseh Porter, PhD, Department of English and Philosophy

Provost Early Career Award for Outstanding Scholarly Productivity
Presented in recognition of a faculty member who has demonstrated unusual excellence in their scholarly field and who is considered an emerging leader in that field

  • Jordan Hyatt, PhD, Department of Criminology and Justice Studies

Scholarly and Creative Activity Awards
Presented to support the scholarly and creative activities of faculty members with an emphasis on fields and projects where limited external funding is available

  • Mary Ebeling, PhD, Department of Sociology
  • Deirdre McMahon, PhD, Department of English and Philosophy
  • Jennifer Yusin, PhD, Department of English and Philosophy

Scholarly Materials and Research Equipment Award
Presented to tenured or tenure-track faculty members to support the acquisition of materials, equipment, software, systems, library collections or other non-personnel items that will enhance their research enterprise

  • Evangelia G. Chrysikou, PhD, Department of Psychology

College of Arts and Sciences Awards

The Antelo Devereux Award for Young Faculty
Presented to a tenure-track assistant professor in support of his or her research

  • Ryan Petrie, PhD, Department of Biology

Teaching Excellence Award
Presented to a tenure-track assistant professor who has demonstrated unusual excellence and innovation in teaching

  • Jason Orne, PhD, Department of Sociology

Cooperative Education Awards

Faculty of the Year
Presented to a faculty member for their exceptional effort in fulfilling the goals and ideals of cooperative education

  • Karen Nulton, PhD, Department of English and Philosophy

Student Life IMPACT Awards

Student Organization Advisor of the Year Award
Presented to a recognized student organization advisor who has served as an outstanding mentor, impacting the growth and development of student leaders and organization members

  • Scott Tattar, Department of Communication