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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 […]

Profile in Leadership: James Frazier comes ‘home’ in new role as dean of FSU’s College of Fine Arts

More than 30 years ago, an undergraduate at Florida State University named James Frazier was running errands to and from the dean’s office of the College of Fine Arts, then the School of Visual Arts and Dance, as a work-study student. Today, Frazier occupies that same office, but as dean of the College of Fine […]

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 […]

FSU launches Africa Network Colloquium Series with first speaker

Florida State University has launched a new colloquium series, organized by the FSU Africa Network, with a focus on faculty research and teaching in Africa. The FSU Africa Network brings together faculty from across the university to share ideas and identify ways FSU can strengthen its research, teaching and service by connecting with each other […]

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 […]

FSU Faculty Luncheon Series unveils Spring 2020 lineup

The Florida State University Faculty Luncheon Series has announced its lecture schedule for Spring 2020. Established 1981, the Faculty Luncheon Series is Florida State’s longest-running, regularly occurring, interdisciplinary lecture series. This is a unique opportunity for the university and Tallahassee communities to enjoy lunch while learning about the research and creative activities of FSU’s faculty. […]

FSU faculty participate in Florida-Dominican Republic Higher Education Summit

Five Florida State University faculty members presented at the Florida-Dominican Republic Higher Education Summit held in Santo Domingo last month. U.S. Ambassador Robin S. Bernstein reached out to FSU President John Thrasher to invite FSU faculty to participate in the summit hosted by the Embassy of the United States and the Dominican-American Cultural Institute. The […]

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 […]

FSU Faculty Senate presents 2019 Torch Awards at annual reception

Florida State University’s Faculty Senate presented five members of the FSU community with Torch Awards for their contributions to further the academic excellence of the university. The awards were presented Thursday, Nov. 21, during the annual reception and dinner. Named for the trio of torches depicted in the university’s seal, the three categories of Torch […]

Color, culture or cousin: FSU researcher explores interracial dating

The U.S. Census predicts America will become a majority-minority country between 2040 and 2050, with great growth projected for multiracial populations. A new study from Florida State University researcher Shantel G. Buggs examined how this growing population of multiracial women view interracial relationships and what that illustrates about American’s broader views about race. Buggs wanted […]

FSU innovations in criminal justice nationally recognized

Carrie Pettus-Davis, the executive director and founder of Florida State University’s Institute for Justice Research and Development, has received the 2019 Marguerite Q. Warren and Ted B. Palmer Differential Intervention Award, presented by the American Society of Criminology. Pettus-Davis, who joined FSU as an associate professor in 2018, received the award during the society’s annual […]

FSU researchers lead grant to study technology impact on increasing support for individuals under community supervision

Is a smart phone app the answer to increasing support and improving well-being among individuals under community supervision? A team of researchers led by two Florida State University scholars intends to find out with the help of a $1.9 million grant from the National Institute of Justice. Carrie Pettus-Davis, executive director and founder of the […]