Faculty Honors & Awards '09-'10

Faculty Honors & Awards '09-'10

Steve Bowman, Judaic Studies
Bowman's book, "Agony of Greek Jews, 1940—1945" was optioned by independent filmmaker Dimitri Vorris.

Jana Braziel, English and Comparative Literature
Received the George Rieveschl Award for Creative and/or Scholarly Works at UC's 2010 Faculty Awards Celebration.

Carlton Brett, Geology
Received the George Rieveschl Award for Distinguished Scientific Research at UC's 2010 Faculty Awards Celebration.

Mary Fox, Biology
Received the 2010 Outstanding Advisor Award from the UC Undergraduate Academic Advising Association.

Richard K. Harknett, Political Science
Received the University System of Ohio Faculty Innovator Award.

Ken Hinkel, Geography
Received the 2010 Francois Emile Matthes Award for lifetime achievement by the Cryosphere Specialty Group.

Gerry Matthews, Psychology
Co-authored "What We Know About Emotional Intelligence: How it Affects Learning, Work, Relationships, and Our Mental Health." The book was awarded the American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence—the PROSE Awards—in the biological and life sciences category of biomedicine and neuroscience.

Magda Peligrad, Mathematical Sciences
Peligrad, a leader in the field of probability theory, was honored at a conference entitled "Limit Theorems for Dependent Data and Applications," in Paris.

Mark Raider, History
Won this year's prestigious Leo Wasserman Prize for best journal article in Jewish history for his article, titled "The Aristocrat and the Democrat: Louis Marshall, Stephen S. Wise and the Challenge of American Jewish Leadership," published in the journal American Jewish History (2009, v.94).

Vernon Scarborough, Anthropology
Named Distinguished Research Professor at UC's 2010 Faculty Awards Celebration.

Leah Stewart, English and Comparative Literature
Received a creative writing fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Howard Tolley, Political Science
Received a Faculty Award for Exemplary Contributions in Service to the University of Cincinnati at the 2010 Faculty Awards Celebration.

Judith Trent, Communication
Received National Communication Association's Francine Merit Award for Outstanding Contributions to Women.

Faculty Positions of Distinction '09-'10

Joseph Caruso, Chemistry
Named a fellow of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy.

Gail Fairhurst, Communication
Elected a fellow of the International Communication Association.

Valerie Gray Hardcastle, Dean
Elected to the board of directors of the Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences (CCAS), a national forum for arts and sciences deans to exchange ideas about higher education. She also served as president of the Ohio Council of Arts and Sciences Deans.

Ken Hinkel, Geography
Named co-editor of Permafrost and Periglacial Processes.

James Mark, Chemistry
Honored as an inaugural fellow of the ACS Division of Polymer Chemistry.

Chris Phillips, History
Selected to serve as a Distinguished Lecturer by the Organization of American History, the premier American history organization in the United States. 

Paula Shear, Psychology
Elected to the board of governors for the International Neuropsychological Society (INS) and to an APA commission called the Commission for the Recognition of Specialties and Proficiencies in Professional Psychology (CRSPPP), a group responsible for reviewing and implementing specialties and proficiencies in the field.