Published: Oct. 6, 2017

At the 12th annual Fall Convocation Awards and Presentations Celebrating Faculty Achivements Oct. 6, 2017, the campus honored faculty who were recently tenured or promoted, and faculty receiving the Provost's Achievment Award. Additional recognition went to several teaching professors.

Pre-tenure faculty

Alexia Brunet Marks (School of Law) has been granted this award for her law review article, “A New Government Recipe for Food Safety Regulations.”

Austin Okigbo (College of Music) has been granted this award for his book, Music, Culture, and the Politics of Health: Ethnography of a South African AIDS Choir.

Elias Sacks (Department of Religious Studies) has been granted this award for his book, Moses Mendelssohn’s Living Script: Philosophy, Practice, History, Judaism.

Leah Sprain (Department of Communication) has been granted this award for her article, “Communicating openness in deliberation.”

Post-tenure faculty

Nabil Echchaibi (Department of Media Studies) has been granted this award for his book, Voicing Diasporas: Ethnic Radio in Paris and Berlin Between Cultural Renewal and Retention.

Noah Fierer (Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology) has been granted this award for his gathering of articles using molecular techniques to examine fungi and bacteria that reside in homes.

Mahmoud Hussein (Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences) has been granted this award for his article, “Nanophonic metamaterial: Thermal conductivity reduction by local resonance.”

Carter Pann (College of Music) has been granted this award for his composition, The Mechanics: Six from the Shop Floor.

Sean Shaheen (Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering) has been granted this award for his research into flexible solar cells, including “Experimental demonstration of photon upconversion via cooperative energy pooling.”

Deborah Whitehead (Department of Religious Studies) has been granted this award for her book, William James, Pragmatism, and American Culture.

Rui Yi (Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology) has been granted this award for his article, “Foxc1 reinforces quiescence in self-renewing hair follicle stem cells.”

Teaching professors

Janet deGrazia
Chemical and Biological Engineering

Anne Dougherty
Applied Mathematics

John Drumheller
College of Music

Michael Dubson
Physics

Leland Giovannelli
Herbst Program of Humanities in Engineering

Tracy Jennings
Leeds School of Business

Kevin McMahon
Leeds School of Business

Catherine Milburn
Leeds School of Business

Susan Morley
Leeds School of Business

Rolf Norgaard
Program for Writing and Rhetoric

Derek Reamon
Mechanical Engineering

Lori Seward
Leeds School of Business