Faculty/Staff Briefs

Faculty and Staff Briefs: October 2020 

HONORS AND AWARDS Rick Burnette, Ph.D., Heather Epstein-Diaz, Galiya Tabulda, Ph.D., Caitlyn Jessee, Eugene Hernandez, Zack Stoffers, Patrick Martin, Mev Verzaal, Samantha Nix, Ph.D., Joling Emerick, Andrew Brady, Matthew Earhart and James M. Hunt, Ph.D. (Office of Institutional Research) were awarded first place for Best Website, second place for Best Fact Book and third place for Best Interactive Report at the regional Southern Association for Institutional Research conference. […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: September 2020

HONORS AND AWARDS Amy Ai, Ph.D. (College of Social Work) was recognized by the American Psychological Association for outstanding contributions in science for trauma psychology. She was honored by APA’s Trauma Psychology Division (Division 56) in an online ceremony Aug. 19. Kelly Farquharson, Ph.D. (College of Communication and Information) received meritorious poster submission recognition by […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: August 2020

HONORS AND AWARDS  Michelle Whyman, Ph.D. (Political Science) and co-authors won the 2020 Fenno Prize for best book in the area of legislative studies, “The Great Broadening: How the Vast Expansion of the Policymaking Agenda Transformed American Politics.” The American Political Science Association will present the award during its virtual meeting in September.  Dave R. King, Ph.D. (College of Business) was recognized as the 2019 […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: July 2020

HONORS AND AWARDS University Communications were recognized with a National CASE award and received Bronze in the category of Advocacy/Issue Campaigns. “FSU Soars to 18th Ranking” was an effort to elevate the academic preeminence of the university, perhaps known more widely for its athletics prowess. The FSU Foundation won a Silver medal in the category […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: June 2020

HONORS AND AWARDS  Hans Hassell, Ph.D. (Department of Political Science) won the 2020 Best Paper Award from the American Political Science Association’s Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior (EPOVB) Section for “Mobilize for Our Lives? School Shootings and Retrospective Voting in U.S. Elections.”  Hannah Schwadron, Ph.D. (School of Dance) received the 2019 de la Torre Bueno® First Book Award by the Dance Studies Association […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: May 2020

HONORS AND AWARDS Hans Hassell, Ph.D. (Political Science) and a co-author won the Beryl A. Radin Best Article Award for their paper “When Your Group Fails: The Effect of Race-Based Performance Signals on Citizen Voice and Exit.” The award was presented by the Public Management Research Association for the best work published in the Journal of Public […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: April 2020

HONORS AND AWARDS  Jeff Broome, Ph.D. (Art Education) was named the 2020 Southeastern Region Higher Education Art Educator of the Year by The National Art Education Association. The southeastern region of NAEA represents art educators from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and the Virgin Islands.   Marin Wenger, Ph.D. (Criminology) was awarded the […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: March 2020

HONORS AND AWARDS Kathleen Blake Yancey, Ph.D. (English) received the James R. Squire Award, which is given to a National Council of Teachers of English member who has had a transforming influence and made a lasting intellectual contribution to the profession. Sonia Cabell, Ph.D. (Education) won the 2020 Robert M. Gagné Research Award for her […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: February 2020

HONORS AND AWARDS Kerry Fang, Ph.D. (Social Sciences and Public Policy) received the Lincoln Institute China Program International Fellowship. She and a colleague will use the fellowship to conduct research on “Land Tenure” and “Health of Children: Evidence from Rural China.” Peter Beerli, Ph.D. (Scientific Computing) was named a fellow of the American Association for […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: January 2020

HONORS AND AWARDS Brendan Lantz, Ph.D. (Criminology) has been named the recipient of the 2020 Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) Victimology Section New Scholar Award. Lantz will receive the award at the 2020 annual meeting of ACJS in San Antonio in March. This prestigious award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding scholarly contributions to the discipline […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: December 2019

HONORS AND AWARDS Larry G. Abele, Ph.D. (Institute for Academic Leadership and provost emeritus) is the 2019 recipient of the Stan Jones Legacy Award given annually by Complete College America. The award, established in 2016 in honor of CCA’s founder and inaugural president, is given to the individual, organization or state that has consistently embodied […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: November 2019

HONORS AND AWARDS Holly Hanessian, M.F.A. (Fine Arts) accepted the invitation to become a member of the International Academy of Ceramics after being nominated by international colleagues. Marina Duque, Ph.D. (Political Science) won best paper by a post-Ph.D. scholar at the 2019 meeting of the International Studies Association (ISA). Duque received the award from the […]