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Westphal Faculty and Staff Recognized with Awards for Research, Scholarship, Creativity, Teaching, and Service

May 24, 2022

As a means of supporting the ongoing development of faculty research, scholarship, and creative activities, as well as recognizing excellence in teaching and professional service, the Office of Research & Innovation and the Office of Faculty Advancement and Undergraduate Affairs announced the recipients of the 2021-2022 Research, Scholarship and Creativity Awards and the 2021-2022 Provost Awards for Teaching, Scholarship and Professional Service. Among the recipients of the awards are 10 faculty and staff members from the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.

Ulrike Altenmüller-Lewis, Dr.-Ing, AIA, Associate Professor and Program Director of Architecture
Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching

The most prestigious award given to full-time faculty members who over the years have demonstrated the highest achievements in teaching.

Kate Walbert, Senior Academic Advisor
Outstanding Professional Advisor Award

The Outstanding Professional Advisor award recognizes the extraordinary contributions of advisors who guide student progress through their academic paths across the University.
 

Tsz Kwok, PhD, Adjunct Professor of Retail & Merchandising
Adjunct Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence

This award recognizes adjunct faculty members who exemplify the high quality of teaching and mentorship of students.
 

Rosemary Murphy, Adjunct Professor of Graphic Design
Adjunct Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence

This award recognizes adjunct faculty members who exemplify the high quality of teaching and mentorship of students.

Joseph Larnerd, PhD, Assistant Professor of Art & Art History
Allen Rothwarf Award for Teaching Excellence

This award is given to a tenure-track junior faculty member with at least two years of service at Drexel who exemplifies and coordinates high standards of teaching while developing research in their areas of expertise.

Benjamin Kalina, PhD, Assistant Professor of Film & Television
Freddie Reisman Faculty Scholarly and Creative Activity Award

This award supports scholarly and creative activities of faculty in fields and on projects where limited external funding is available.

Mark Stockton, MFA, Associate Teaching Professor of Art & Art History
Freddie Reisman Faculty Scholarly and Creative Activity Award

This award supports scholarly and creative activities of faculty in fields and on projects where limited external funding is available.

Jen Blazina, MFA, Professor of Art & Art History
Summer Research Award for Tenure/Tenure Track Faculty

This award provides faculty members with the opportunity to pursue research activities that will enhance recipient careers as well as increase their contributions to Drexel.

Pia Brancaccio, PhD, Professor of Art History
Summer Research Award for Tenure/Tenure Track Faculty

This award provides faculty members with the opportunity to pursue research activities that will enhance recipient careers as well as increase their contributions to Drexel.

Linda Kim, PhD, Professor of Art History
Summer Research Award for Tenure/Tenure Track Faculty

This award provides faculty members with the opportunity to pursue research activities that will enhance recipient careers as well as increase their contributions to Drexel.