Following is a partial list of honors recently received by College of Arts and Sciences faculty members.
Named professors in CAS
Named professorships recognize the broad and outstanding achievements of distinguished faculty. See the list of named professors in CAS.
University faculty awards for excellence, 2016
Christine Cucciarre, Department of English, Excellence in Teaching
Karl Booksh, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Excellence in Undergraduate Advising and Mentoring
Ken Haas, departments of Sociology and Criminal Justice and of Political Science and International Relations, Excellence in Undergraduate Advising and Mentoring
Chrysanthi Leon, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Excellence in Undergraduate Advising and Mentoring
CAS faculty awards for excellence, 2016
Brenda Shaffer, Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies, Excellence in Advising
Lindsay Hoffman, departments of Communication and of Political Science and International Relations, Excellence in Teaching
Dawn Berk, Bettyann Daley and Tammy Rossi, Department of Mathematical Sciences, team award for Excellence in Teaching
Paul Brewer, departments of Communication and of Political Science and International Relations, Excellence in Scholarship
Joseph Harris, Department of English, Excellence in Service
Francis Alison Award, 2016
Mary Dozier, the Unidel Amy E. du Pont Chair in Child Development in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, received the 2016 Francis Alison Faculty Award, the University of Delaware's highest competitive faculty honor.
Francis Alison Society's Gerard J. Mangone Young Scholars Award, 2015
Tania L. Roth, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Awards, 2016
Nayantara Bhatnagar, Department of Mathematical Sciences
Catherine Leimkuhler Grimes, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Jia Song, Department of Biological Sciences
Professional awards and honors, 2016
Iris Busch, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, received the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG)/Goethe-Institut Certificate of Merit for outstanding achievement in the teaching of German in U.S. schools.
James M. Brophy, Francis H. Squire Professor of History, was appointed to the academic advisory board of the Marx-Engels Gesamtausgabe (MEGA) by the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of the Sciences.
Jinfa Cai, Department of Mathematical Sciences, was named a fellow of the American Educational Research Association.
Kai Draper, Department of Philosophy, and his book War and Individual Rights were the subject of a two-day workshop at the Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace.
George Hadjipanayis, Richard B. Murray Professor of Physics and Astronomy, received the inaugural Karl J. Strnat Award at the 24th International Workshop on Rare-Earth and Future Permanent Magnets and Their Applications for his outstanding contributions in the field of rare-earth permanent magnets.
Christine Heyrman, Robert W. and Shirley P. Grimble Professor of American History, won the Society of American Historians' Francis Parkman Prize for her book American Apostles: When Evangelicals Entered the World of Islam.
Lisa Jaremka, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, was named a "Rising Star" by the Association for Psychological Sciences.
Stuart Kaufman, Department of Political Science and International Relations, was co-recipient of the Robert E. Lane Award for his book Nationalist Passions.
Minion K.C. Morrison, School of Public Policy and Administration, received the Lillian Smith Award from the Southern Regional Council and the University of Georgia Libraries for his book Aaron Henry of Mississippi: Inside Agitator.
Debra Hess Norris, Unidel Henry Francis du Pont Chair in Fine Arts, was honored jointly by the College Art Association and the American Institute for Conservation with their award for distinction in scholarship and conservation.
Karen F. Stein, School of Public Policy and Administration, was presented the Rosalie S. Wolf Memorial Award for Outstanding Scholarship and Professional Service to the field of Elder Justice and Elder Abuse Prevention.
Michael A. Stemniski, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Associate in Arts Program, was named a fellow of the American Chemical Society, in recognition of his long and productive career as an educator.
Harvey L. White, School of Public Policy and Administration, received the 2016 National Forum for Black Public Administrators Educator of the Year Award.