40 from Liberal Arts and Sciences to receive college faculty, staff awards

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The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has announced that 40 faculty and staff members have received college awards this year. These recipients will be formally recognized at the LAS Faculty/Staff Convocation on Sept. 11, 2014.

2014 Liberal Arts and Sciences Award Recipients Outstanding Achievement in Teaching Kevin Amidon, Associate Professor, World Languages and Cultures Dennis Chamberlin, Associate Professor, Greenlee School of Journalism/Communication Douglas Gentile, Associate Professor, Psychology Dirk Deam, Senior Lecturer, Political Science Wendie Schneider, Adjunct Assistant Professor, History

Outstanding Teaching by a Lecturer Donald Heck, Lecturer, Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology Mark Looney, Lecturer, World Languages and Cultures

Early Achievement Award-Teaching Richard Crosby, Assistant Professor, English Raluca Cozma, Assistant Professor, Greenlee School of Journalism & Mass Communication Steve Butler, Assistant Professor, Mathematics

Introductory Teaching Award Cristina Pardo, Assistant Professor, World Languages and Cultures Jane Dusselier, Assistant Professor, Anthropology Terence Alexander, Senior Lecturer, Economics

Cassling Family Award Thomas Holme, Professor, Chemistry: Cassling Award for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching Steve Butler, Assistant Professor, Mathematics: Cassling Award for Early Achievement in Teaching

Shakeshaft Master Teacher in Humanities and Social Sciences Jacob Harrison, Assistant Professor, Music

Outstanding Career Research Award Martin Spalding, Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Professor, Genetics, Development and Cell Biology

Mid-Career Research Award Dean Adams, Professor, Ecology, Evolution & Organismal Biology Jae Kwang Kim, Professor, Statistics Matt Delisi, Professor, Sociology

Early Achievement Research Award Jonathan Kelly, Assistant Professor, Psychology Christina Gish Hill, Assistant Professor, Anthropology Javier Vela, Associate Professor, Chemistry

International Service Award Ellen Pirro, Lecturer (Professor), Political Science Barbara Schwarte, Associate Professor, English

Institutional Service Award Denise Vrchota, Assistant Professor, English Dianne Bystrom, Director, Catt Center for Women and Politics

Ruth W. Swensen Award for Outstanding Advising Terence Alexander, Senior Lecturer, Economics

Graduate Mentoring Award Jacob Petrich, Professor, Chemistry Max Morris, Professor, Statistics Joseph Shinar, Professor, Physics and Astronomy

P&S Excellence Award Janet McMahon, Administrative Specialist II, Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology Melissa Gruhn, Program Coordinator I, Chemistry Larry Curry, Department Facilities and Technical Director, Music

P&S Outstanding New Professional Award Abigail Andrews, Administrative Specialist II, Computer Science

P&S Research Award Ann Perera, Associate Scientist, Biotechnology

Merit Excellence Award Carla Holbrook, Secretary II, Chemistry Susan Radke, Secretary II, Naval Science Gloria Oberender, Secretary III, Physics and Astronomy

Learning Community Leadership Award Dave Flory, Senior Lecturer, Geological and Atmospheric Sciences