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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 […]

FSU experts available to comment on topics concerning Alzheimer’s disease

November is nationally recognized as Alzheimer’s Awareness month. President Ronald Reagan made the designation in 1983 and today more than 50 million people are living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia worldwide. These Florida State University experts are available to comment on a variety of topics related to Alzheimer’s disease.   Walter R. […]

FSU expert available to discuss German reunification on 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall

When the Berlin Wall fell 30 years ago, it marked the opening of a border that had divided the German city for decades and a milestone on the way to the reunification of East Germany and West Germany the following year. “When the wall fell, Germans thought they were the happiest people in the world,” said […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: October 2019

HONORS AND AWARDS Miranda Waggoner, Ph.D. (Sociology) was awarded the 2019 Adele E. Clarke Book Award from ReproNetwork for her book “The Zero Trimester.” The award is offered every two years to honor a groundbreaking work judged to be the most potentially influential contribution to scholarship on reproduction. Kathy Burnett, Ph.D. and Melissa Gross, Ph.D. […]

FSU College of Education receives three grants for special education research

Florida State University’s College of Education has received three multimillion-dollar grants to fund projects aimed at addressing the shortage of qualified special education teachers faced by school districts across the nation. With funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs, each of these five-year grants will train future teachers and university […]