Faculty Honors

University of Houston Awards

These CLASS faculty members were recognized on April 24, 2013 at the Faculty Excellence Awards ceremony:


Distinguished Leadership in Teaching Excellence

This award is given to a previous University of Houston Teaching Excellence Award Recipient who in 10 years or more of teaching has made sustained and significant contributions to education. The recipient is honored with a trophy and a prize of $25,000, divided into a $15,000 cash award and a $10,000 in departmental support. In the subsequent year of the award, the recipient will mentor other faculty and serve as an adviser to the Center for Teaching Excellence.

Joseph Pratt Joseph Pratt
National Endowment for the Humanities – Cullen Professor of History and Business
Department of History and Bauer College of Business


Excellence in Research and Scholarship

Two awards each at the Assistant Professor and Associate Professor rank are presented individuals who have demonstrated great potential (Assistant Professor) or established a growing record (Associate Professor) of outstanding research, scholarship or creative contributions. Two awards at the Full Professor rank are presented to individuals who have complied a substantial continuing record of outstanding research, scholarship or creative activities. Each recipient receives a trophy and a $5,000 prize.

Carla Sharp

Carla Sharp
Associate Professor and Director of the Developmental Psychopathology Lab Department of Psychology


 

Mentoring Undergrad Research

This award is given to faculty in recognition of outstanding achievement in teaching. Recipients are honored with a trophy and an $8,000 prize.

Richard Armstrong

Richard H. Armstrong
Associate Professor
Department of Modern and Classical Languages and the Honors College


Thomas William Lowder

Thomas William Lowder
Assistant Professor
Department of Health and Human Performance

Ann C Cristensen

Ann C. Christensen
Associate Professor
Department of English



Excellence in Research and Scholarship

This award is given to faculty in recognition of outstanding teaching in the core curriculum. Recipients are honored with a trophy and an $8,000 prize.

Francesca D'Alessandro Behr

Francesca D’Alessandro Behr
Assistant Professor
Department of Modern and Classical Languages



Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award

These awards are given by the UH Commission on Women in recognition of faculty scholarly achievement. Recipients are honored with a $1,000 prize.

Samantha Kwan

Pre-Tenure
Samantha Kwan
Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology


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Post-Tenure
Rebecca E. Lee
Professor
Department of Health and Human Performance


Instructional/Clinical

This award is given in recognition of outstanding teaching by faculty instructors, clinical faculty, research faculty, artist affiliates and lecturers. The recipient is honored with a trophy and an $8,000 prize.

Patricia Dorsey
Lecturer
Department of Sociology
Kelly Y. Hopkins
Instructional Assistant Professor
Department of History
Iain Morrison
Instructional Assistant Professor
Department of Philosophy and the Honors College

Group Teaching Excellence

This award recognizes clusters of faculty in both formal and informal programs who demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and student success. A cash prize of $30,000 is distributed among the members of a group of faculty who have who have worked together collaboratively in the design, implementation and evaluation of a course or a series of courses to improve student outcomes and who demonstrate effective and innovative teaching over a three year period of time.

Department of Health and Human Performance

Lisa Alastuey, Clinical Assistant Professor; Charles Layne, Professor and Department Chair; Rebecca E. Lee, Professor; Prashant Mutgekar, Programmer Analyst 2; and Anne Ogburn, Second Life Developer.



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