Faculty Honors & Awards '11-'12

Faculty Honors & Awards '11-'12

Cindy Berryman-Fink, Communication
Received the National Communication Association's Wallace A. Bacon Lifetime Teaching Award, which recognizes outstanding teaching by retired NCA members. The award was designed to encourage the recognition of outstanding teaching during a lifetime.

Gail Fairhurst, Communication
Received the National Communication Association's Distinguished Scholar Award, which recognizes and rewards a lifetime of scholarly achievement in the study of communication. The NCA selects Distinguished Scholars whose work showcases the profession.

Eric Jenkins, Communication
Won Top Paper in the Critical/Cultural Division at NCA for his paper titled "Life and Death of the American Pickers: Commodity Fetishism, Made for TV."

Faculty Positions of Distinction '11-'12

Joe Caruso, Chemistry
Elected with the rank of Fellow to the American Association for the Advancement of Science .

Vernon Scarborough, Anthropology
Elected with the rank of Fellow to the American Association for the Advancement of Science .

Peter van Minnen, Classics
Elected member of the International Committee for Papyrology of the International Association of Papyrologists.

Earl Wright II, Africana Studies
President elect of the Association of Black Sociologists and will serve during the 2011-2012 term.