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Faculty/Staff Briefs

Faculty and Staff Briefs: December 2017

HONORS AND AWARDS Antonio Méndez Esparza, (College of Motion Picture Arts) Filmmaker in Residence, was nominated for the John Cassavetes Award for his feature film “Life and Nothing More,” which follows a young African-American man on the edge of adulthood who is searching for his purpose in today’s America. The movie also received a Best […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: November 2017

HONORS AND AWARDS Dennis Slice, Ph.D. (Scientific Computing) received this year’s Rohlf Medal Award from his alma mater Stony Brook University for excellence in his body of work on the development of new morphometric methods or for their applications in the biomedical sciences, including evolutionary biology, population biology, physical anthropology and medicine. Cesar Rodriguez, Ph.D. […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: October 2017  

HONORS AND AWARDS Jen Atkins, Ph.D. (Dance) won the 2017 Jules and Frances Landry Award for her book, “New Orleans Carnival Balls: The Secret Side of Mardi Gras, 1870-1920,” recently published by the Louisiana State University Press. Eric Stewart, Ph.D. (Criminology and Criminal Justice) received the 2017 Outstanding Mentor Award for his work with the […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: September 2017

HONORS AND AWARDS Woody G. Kim (Hospitality Management) received the John Wiley & Sons Lifetime Research Achievement award at the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education’s annual summer conference held in Baltimore, Md., in July. Lydia Hanks, Ph.D. (Hospitality) will return to Penn State, her alma mater, on Oct. 11 to receive the […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: July 2017

  HONORS AND AWARDS James Bowman, Ph.D. (Public Administration) was awarded the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Society for Public Administration, Section on Ethics and Integrity in Governance. Jeffrey D. James, Ph.D. (Education) received the 2017 Earle F. Zeigler Lecture Award and delivered the Zeigler keynote address at the North American Society for Sport Management […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: June 2017

HONORS AND AWARDS Dawn Carr, Ph.D. (Sociology), Miles Taylor, Ph.D. (Sociology) and Walter Boot, Ph.D. (Psychology) have been elected as fellows of the Gerontological Society of America, the world’s oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education and practice in the field of aging. Fellowship is an acknowledgement of outstanding and continuing work in […]

Braddock named dean of College of Motion Picture Arts

Florida State University Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Sally McRorie has appointed Reb Braddock as the new dean of the College of Motion Picture Arts, effective June 1. Braddock has served twice as the college’s interim dean, most recently since January. One of the architects of FSU’s film school, he has been […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: May 2017

HONORS AND AWARDS Martin Mende, Ph.D. (Business) has been selected as the 2017 Emerging Scholar by the Marketing and Society Special Interest Group (MASSIG) of the American Marketing Association (AMA). The award honors the contributions of a researcher in the early stages of his or her academic career who tackles societal issues of significance that substantially advance our […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: April 2017

HONORS AND AWARDS Andrée Aubrey, MSW (Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine), director of the FSU College of Medicine’s Area Health Education Program (AHEC) Program, received Social Worker of the Year from the National Association of Social Workers, Florida Big Bend Chapter for demonstrating exceptional professionalism, commitment to the NASW Code of Ethics, dedication to the […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: March 2017

HONORS & AWARDS Robert Schwartz, Ph.D. (Education), was selected as the recipient of NASPA’s 2017 Robert H. Shaffer Award for Academic Excellence as a Graduate Faculty Member. The award, named for a dean and professor emeritus at Indiana University, recognizes a full-time, tenured faculty member in a graduate preparation program who has inspired and guided […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: February 2017

HONORS & AWARDS Jeffrey D. James, Ph.D. (Sport Management), has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Earle F. Zeigler Lecture Award. This distinction is the most prestigious North American Society for Sport Management award and recognizes significant contributions to NASSM and the field of sport management in terms of scholarship, research, leadership and […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: January 2017

HONORS AND AWARDS  Lisa Schelbe, Ph.D. (Social Work), has been selected as a member of the 2017 class of fellows of the Society for Social Work and Research. This distinction recognizes members of the society who have furthered its mission to advance, disseminate and translate research that addresses issues of social work practice and policy […]