College Faculty Honors (2010)

Dean’s Quarterly Report, March 30, 2010

Matthew Bernstein, professor and chair of film studies, had his book Screening a Lynching selected as an “outstanding academic title” by Publisher’s Choice Reviews.

Lisa Dillman, senior lecturer in Spanish, has been nominated for a 2010 Best Translated Fiction award for her translation of Op Oloop by Argentinian writer Juan Filloy.

James Flannery, Winship Professor of Arts and Humanities and director of the Yeats Foundation, has been named an International Associate Artist at the Abbey Theatre, Ireland’s national theatre.

Andra Gillespie, assistant professor of political science, received a Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowship and was honored by the urban politics section of the American Political Science Association for strong early career scholarship and future promise.

Caroline Schaumann, associate professor of German studies, received a Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers.

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Dean’s Quarterly Report, May 13, 2010

Herbert Bonario, Professor Emeritus of Classics, received a Special Service Award from the Classical Association of the Middle West and South.

Rudolph Byrd, Goodrich C. White Professor of American Studies, received the 2010 Governor’s Award in the Humanities, as well as Emory’s Thomas Jefferson Award recognizing service to the University.

Richard Doner, professor of political science, James Nagy, professor of math & computer science, and Deborah Elise White, associate professor of English and comparative literature, received the 2010 Emory Williams Award for Distinguished Teaching.

William Dillingham, Professor Emeritus of English, had his book Being Kipling named an “Outstanding Academic Title for 2009” by Choice.

Timothy Dowd, associate professor of sociology, was named co-editor of Poetics: Journal of Empirical Research on Culture, the Media and the Arts.

Astrid Eckert, assistant professor of history, won the Berlin Prize of the American Academy in Berlin, where she will be a fellow in spring 2011.

Shoshana Felman, Robert Woodruff Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature and French, has been elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Robyn Fivush, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor and chair of psychology, was elected to the American Psychological Association Board of Scientific Affairs.

James Flannery, Winship Professor of Arts and Humanities and director of the W.B.Yeats Foundation, has been named an International Associate Artist at the Abbey Theatre and a visiting professor at University College, Dublin.

Frances Smith Foster, Charles Howard Candler Professor of English and Women’s Studies, received the Francis Andrew March Award from the Association of English Departments, awarded for distinguished contributions to the profession of English.

Karen Hegtvedt, professor of sociology, and Cathryn Johnson, associate professor of sociology, have been named co-editors of Social Psychology Quarterly.

Craig Hill, Goodrich C. White Professor of Chemistry, was invited to speak on green energy and to lead discussion with presidents of 130 U.S. scientific societies and the Undersecretary of Energy in May.

Paul Lennard, director of the Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology program, received a “Courage to Inspire” award from the Neuroscience Initiative.

Andrew Mitchell, assistant professor of philosophy, has been awarded a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities for a pilot course, following a 2009 NEH fellowship to translate Heidegger.

Laura Namy, associate professor of psychology, became editor of the Journal of Cognition and Development.

Bobbi Patterson, senior lecturer in religion, received the 2010 Excellence in Teaching Award from the American Academy of Religion.

Irwin Waldman, associate professor of psychology, is president-elect of the Behavior Genetics Association.

Regina Werum, associate professor of sociology, has accepted a two-year appointment as Sociology Program Director at the National Science Foundation.

Student Honors

Copy, the journalism program’s student magazine, took third place in the Society of Professional Journalists (Region 3) awards for Best College Magazine after publishing only five issues.

Alex Kappus received the Marion Luther Brittain Award, Emory’s highest student honor, for exemplary service to both the University and the greater community.

Scot Seitz won the Lucius Lamar McMullan Award, given to a graduating senior who exhibits “outstanding citizenship, exceptional leadership and potential for service.”

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Dean’s Quarterly Report, May 13, 2010

Herbert Bonario, Professor Emeritus of Classics, received a Special Service Award from the Classical Association of the Middle West and South.

Rudolph Byrd, Goodrich C. White Professor of American Studies, received the 2010 Governor’s Award in the Humanities, as well as Emory’s Thomas Jefferson Award recognizing service to the University.

Richard Doner, professor of political science, James Nagy, professor of math & computer science, and Deborah Elise White, associate professor of English and comparative literature, received the 2010 Emory Williams Award for Distinguished Teaching.

William Dillingham, Professor Emeritus of English, had his book Being Kipling named an “Outstanding Academic Title for 2009” by Choice.

Timothy Dowd, associate professor of sociology, was named co-editor of Poetics: Journal of Empirical Research on Culture, the Media and the Arts.

Astrid Eckert, assistant professor of history, won the Berlin Prize of the American Academy in Berlin, where she will be a fellow in spring 2011.

Shoshana Felman, Robert Woodruff Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature and French, has been elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Robyn Fivush, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor and chair of psychology, was elected to the American Psychological Association Board of Scientific Affairs.

James Flannery, Winship Professor of Arts and Humanities and director of the W.B.Yeats Foundation, has been named an International Associate Artist at the Abbey Theatre and a visiting professor at University College, Dublin.

Frances Smith Foster, Charles Howard Candler Professor of English and Women’s Studies, received the Francis Andrew March Award from the Association of English Departments, awarded for distinguished contributions to the profession of English.

Karen Hegtvedt, professor of sociology, and Cathryn Johnson, associate professor of sociology, have been named co-editors of Social Psychology Quarterly.

Craig Hill, Goodrich C. White Professor of Chemistry, was invited to speak on green energy and to lead discussion with presidents of 130 U.S. scientific societies and the Undersecretary of Energy in May.

Paul Lennard, director of the Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology program, received a “Courage to Inspire” award from the Neuroscience Initiative.

Andrew Mitchell, assistant professor of philosophy, has been awarded a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities for a pilot course, following a 2009 NEH fellowship to translate Heidegger.

Laura Namy, associate professor of psychology, became editor of the Journal of Cognition and Development.

Bobbi Patterson, senior lecturer in religion, received the 2010 Excellence in Teaching Award from the American Academy of Religion.

Irwin Waldman, associate professor of psychology, is president-elect of the Behavior Genetics Association.

Regina Werum, associate professor of sociology, has accepted a two-year appointment as Sociology Program Director at the National Science Foundation.

Student Honors

Copy, the journalism program’s student magazine, took third place in the Society of Professional Journalists (Region 3) awards for Best College Magazine after publishing only five issues.

Alex Kappus received the Marion Luther Brittain Award, Emory’s highest student honor, for exemplary service to both the University and the greater community.

Scot Seitz won the Lucius Lamar McMullan Award, given to a graduating senior who exhibits “outstanding citizenship, exceptional leadership and potential for service.”

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Dean’s Quarterly Report, December 2010

Jean Campbell, Winship Distinguished Professor of Art History, is chair this year of the Board of Advisors at the National Gallery’s Center for Advanced Studies in the Visual Arts.

Micheal Giles, Goodrich C. White Professor of Political Science, is Emory’s new holder of the Fuller E. Callaway Chair, which recognizes superior teaching, research and service at a Georgia college or university.

Fraser Harbutt, professor of history, has received the Charles Smith Award from the Southern Historical Association and a special citation from the Academy of American Diplomacy for his book Yalta 1945: Europe and America at the Crossroads.

George Hentschel, professor of physics, has been elected a Fellow in the biological physics division of the American Physical Society.

Kristin Mann,  professor and chair of history, was awarded an NEH fellowship for next year.

Robert McCauley, William Rand Kenan Jr. University Professor of Philosophy, is serving a two-year term as president of the International Association for the Cognitive Science of Religion.

James Meyer, Winship Distinguished Associate Professor of Art History, is serving this year as associate curator of modern and contemporary art at the National Gallery.

Pamela Scully, professor and chair of women’s studies and professor of African history, was elected to the board of the International Federation for Research in Women’s History.

Karen Stolley, associate professor of Spanish, was a Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry Senior Fellow for 2009-10.

Sharon Strocchia, professor of history, received the Helen and Howard Marraro Prize from the American Catholic Historical Association for her book Nuns and Nunneries in Renaissance Florence.

Elaine Walker, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, received the 2010 Joseph Zubin Award from the Society for Research in Psychopathology for lifetime contributions to the field.

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