CLAS faculty are regularly recognized beyond the university by other local, national, and international groups related to their disciplines and professional areas, scholarly associations, publications and creative works, and research. This list is not all-inclusive and will feature a few previous months at a time. If we’ve inadvertently missed you, please tell us about your recent award by submitting your information.

September 2023

  • Luis Martín-Estudillo, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, 2023 Goldberg Prize

June 2023

  • Rachel Young, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Scripps Howard Teacher of the Year
  • E Cram, Departments of Communication Studies; Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies, 2023 Rhetoric Society of America Book Award 
  • Heidi McKay Casto, School of Art and Art History, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts Emerging Artist for 2023

May 2023

  • Christopher Harris, Department of Cinematic Arts, Herb Alpert Award

April 2023

  • Lan Samantha Chang, Writers' Workshop, Anisfield-Wolf Book Award
  • Mary Hall Reno, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Outstanding Referee Award 
  • Dale Zimmerman, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Institute of Mathematical Statistics Fellow 
  • Rebekah Kowal, Department of Dance, Regents Award for Faculty Excellence

March 2023

  • Gary Pierce, Department of Health and Human Physiology, American Physiological Society Fellow 

February 2023

  • Anna Malkova, Department of Biology, American Academy of Microbiology Academy Fellow 
  • Grazyna Kochanska, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, 2022 fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science  
  • David Dowling, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Keynote address during The Future of Technological Mediation in Journalism and the Media, University of Paris

January 2023

  • Donika Kelly, Department of English, National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship
  • Hyaeweol Choi, Korean Studies, Department of Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies, and Department of Religious Studies, Association of Asian Studies Vice President

December 2022

  • Rebekah Kowal, Department of Dance, May Broadbeck Humanities Fellowship
  • Julianna Pacheco, Department of Political Science, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Interdisciplinary Research Leader
  • Annie Sand, Rhetoric, Longreads Best Personal Essays of 2022

November 2022

  • Weimin Han, Department of Mathematics, Fellow of the American Mathematical Society

October 2022

  • Tara Bynum, Department of Religious Studies, Barra Sabbatical Fellow
  • Craig Kletzing, Department of Physics and Astronomy, American Physical Society Fellow
  • Giovanni Zimotti, Division of World Languages and Cultures, Open Education Awards for Excellence 

September 2022

  • Kristy Nabhan-Warren, Department of Religious Studies, 2023 Distinguished Teaching Award from the American Catholic Historical Association

  • Gregory Howes, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Lev D. Landau and Lyman Spitzer Jr. Award for Outstanding Contributions to Plasma Physics Recipient

  • Benjamin Hassman, Department of Rhetoric, Teaching in Higher Education Conference Award

August 2022

  • Kellsie Busho, Communication Sciences and Disorders, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's Distinguished Early Career Professional Certificate
  • E Cram, Department of Communication Studies, Early Career Award from the Rhetoric and Communication Theory Division of the National Communication Association
  • T.J. Dedeaux-Norris, School of Art and Art History, Department of American Studies, Iowa Artist Fellowship Program
  • Allison Jaynes, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Solar and Space Physics (Heliophysics) Decadal Survey Steering Committee member

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