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College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Honored at OU Awards Ceremony

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College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Honored at OU Awards Ceremony

Numerous faculty members from the College of Arts and Sciences were honored for their work at the 2018 OU Faculty Tribute.

OU celebrates the great achievements of its talented faculty through a variety of awards and recognitions. The Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost coordinates awards with other administrative offices and the event is hosted by the OU Board of Regents and President David L. Boren.

General Education Teaching Award

  • Catherine John, Department of English                  
  • Gregory Burge, Department of Economics
Catherine John, General Education Teaching Award
Gregory Burge, General Education Teaching Award

Gateway to College Learning Outstanding Instructor Award

  • Ryan Peters, Hobson Academic Services, College of Arts and Sciences
Ryan Peters, Gateway to College Learning Outstanding Instructor Award

President’s Distinguished Faculty Mentoring Program Outstanding Mentor Award

  • Eric Day, Department of Psychology
Eric Day, President’s Distinguished Faculty Mentoring Program Outstanding Mentor Award

Vice President for Research Award for Interdisciplinary Scholarship

  • Julie Miller-Cribbs, Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work
Julie Miller-Cribbs, Vice President for Research Award for Interdisciplinary Scholarship

Vice President for Research Award for Broadening the Participation of Traditionally Underrepresented or Underserved Populations

  • Shane Brady, Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work
Shane Brady, Vice President for Research Award for Broadening the Participation of Traditionally Underrepresented or Underserved Populations

Vice President for Research Award for Improving Quality of Life and Communities

  • Cynthia Rogers, Department of Economics
Cynthia Rogers, Vice President for Research Award for Improving Quality of Life and Communities

Vice President for Research Award for Exceptional Performance by a Post-Doctoral Researcher

  • Andrea Contina, Aeroecology NSF Research Traineeship, Oklahoma Biological Survey
Andrea Contina, Vice President for Research Award for Exceptional Performance by a Post-Doctoral Researcher

Nancy L. Mergler Faculty Mentor Award for Undergraduate Research

  • Samuel J. Huskey, Department of Classics and Letters
Samuel Huskey, Nancy L. Mergler Faculty Mentor Award for Undergraduate Research

Patent Awards

  • Jan Sunner, Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology
  • Kathleen E. Duncan, Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology
  • Jospeh M. Suflita, Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology
  • Matthew Kowalski, Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology

Regents’ Awards for Superior Research and Creative Activity

  • Shane Connelly, Department of Psychology
  • Young Yun Kim, Department of Communication
Shane Connelly, Regents’ Awards for Superior Research and Creative Activity
Young Yun Kim, Regents’ Awards for Superior Research and Creative Activity

George Lynn Cross Research Professorship

  • Xiangming Xiao, Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology

Presidential Professorships

  • Amy V. Callaghan, Department of Microbiology and Plant BiologyHenry Zarrow Presidential Professorship
  • Maria del Guadalupe Davidson, Women's and Gender Studies Program, L. J. Semrod Presidential Professorship of Arts and Sciences
  • Scott F. Johnson, Department of Classics and Letters, John F. Paxton Presidential Professorship
  • Michael R. Markham, Department of Biology, Sam K. Viersen Family Foundation Presidential Professor of Excellence
  • Joshua B. Nelson, Department of English; Film and Media Studies Program, President’s Associates Presidential Professorship
  • Carsten Schapkow, Department of History, L.R. Brammer, Jr. Presidential Professorship in History
  • Kathryn Schumaker, Department of Classics and Letters, Edith Kinney Gaylord Presidential Professor of Excellence
  • Krishnan Shankar, Department of Mathematics, Nancy Scofield Hester Presidential Professorship
Group photo of Presidential Professorships

Anniversary Recognition

  • Monte Cook, Department of Philosophy
  • Gary Barksdale, Department of Mathematics
  • Rachel Cortest, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
  • Daniel Glatzhofer, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • James Hartigan, Department of Economics
  • Edgar Heap of Birds, Department of Native American Studies
  • Young Kim, Department of Communication
  • Murad Ozaydin, Department of Mathematics
  • Steven Wells, Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work
  • Eric Abraham, Homer L. Dodge Department of Physics and Astronomy
  • Aimee Franklin, Department of Political Science
  • Marcia Haag, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
  • Catherine John, Department of English
  • Rosemary Knapp, Department of Biology
  • Thomas Ray, Department of Biology
  • Karin Schutjer, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Linguistics