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College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Awards



October 28, 2020

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

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

  • Debjani Bhattacharyya, PhD, Associate Professor, History

Provost 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

  • Michael Lowe, PhD, Professor, Psychology

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

  • Jacqueline Sadashige, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies

Barbara Hornum Teaching Award for Teaching Excellence
Presented to a teaching faculty member that exemplifies the highest quality of teaching and pedagogical innovation and rigor

  • Christina Love, PhD, Associate Teaching Professor, Physics

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

  • Scott Warnock, PhD, Professor, English; Director, University Writing Program

Donna M. Murasko Distinguished Faculty Award for Innovation in Civic Engagement
Presented to a faculty member who has incorporated the value of civic engagement into their teaching, research, clinical practice, or other academic pursuit or activity in new and innovative ways.

  • Rachel Wenrick, Associate Teaching Professor, English; Founding Director, Drexel Writers

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

  • Richard McCourt, PhD, Professor, Biodiversity, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Academy of Natural Sciences
  • Rogelio Miñana, PhD, Department Head and Professor, Global Studies & Modern Languages
  • Kelly Underman, PhD, Assistant Professor, Sociology

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

  • Zoltán Búzás, PhD, Assistant Professor, Politics and Global Studies & Modern Languages
  • Shannon Jacobsen, PhD, Assistant Professor, Criminology and Justice Studies
  • Sean O’Donnell, PhD, Professor, Biodiversity, Earth & Environmental Sciences and Biology

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

  • Vincent Duclos, PhD, Assistant Professor, Global Studies & Modern Languages

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

  • Kelly Underman, PhD, Assistant Professor, Sociology