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College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Honored at OU Awards Ceremony

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College Faculty Honored at 2019 OU Awards Ceremony

Numerous faculty members from the College of Arts and Sciences were honored for their work at the 2019 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 James L. Gallogly. 

Good Teaching Award

Barbara Safiejko-Mroczka, Department of Biology


General Education Teaching Award

Ann Beutel, Department of Sociology

Merrick Foundation Teaching Award

Myongjin Kim, Department of Economics

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

Lori Anderson Snyder, Department of Psychology


Regents' Award for Superior Teaching

Anthony Natale, Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work
Megan Sibbett, Department of Women's and Gender Studies
Lawrence Weider, Department of Biology

Regents' Award for Superior Professional and University Service and Public Outreach

Wayne Riggs, Department of Philosophy


George Lynn Cross Research Professorship

  • Helen Zgurskaya, Department of Chemistry and Biochemisty

Presidential Professorships

Braden Abbott, Homer L. Dodge Department of Physics and Astronomy, Brian and Sandra O'Brien Presidential Professorship
Jennifer Barnes, Department of Psychology, Robert Glenn Rapp Foundation Presidential Professorship
Loretta Bass, Department of Sociology, Edith Kinney Gaylord Presidential Professorship
Michael Patten, Oklahoma Biological Survey, President's Associates Presidential Professorship
Rachel Shelden, Department of History, President's Associates Presidential Professorship
Le Wang, Department of Economics, President's Associates Presidential Professorship
Janet Ward, Department of History, Brammer Presidential Professorship in History

Anniversary Recognition

  • Scott D. Gronlund, Department of Psychology
  • Phillip Gutierrez, Homer L. Dodge Department of Physics and Astronomy
  • Bruce A. Mason, Homer L. Dodge Department of Physics and Astronomy
  • Chanda L. Robinson, Department of Biology
  • Melissa Stockdale, Department of History
  • Caryn C. Vaughn, Department of Biology
  • Julia L. Abramson, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Loretta E. Bass, Department of Sociology
  • Richard E. Broughton, Department of Biology
  • Jose J. Colin, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
  • Mary Shane Connelly Mumford, Department of Psychology
  • Kathleen E. Duncan, Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology
  • Stephen E. Ellis, Department of Philosophy
  • Amy J. Johnson, Department of Communication
  • Emily D. Johnson, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
  • Brenda Lloyd-Jones, Department of Human Relations
  • Michael Mumford, Department of Psychology
  • Rodger A. Randle, Department of Human Relations
  • Carolin J. Showers, Department of Psychology
  • Joseph M. Sullivan, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
  • Lawrence J. Weider, Department of Biology
  • Michael E. Winston, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
  • Grady C. Wray, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
  • Linda T. Zagzebski, Department of Philosophy
  • Meijun Zhu, Department of Mathematics