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2008 Faculty Awards

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CHASS faculty awards were presented on April 29, 2008.

Maxine Atkinson

CHASS Nominee for UNC Board of Governors’ Teaching Award
Professor of Sociology Maxine Atkinson was the CHASS nominee for the UNC Board of Governors’ Teaching Award. This university award, coordinated by the Office of the Provost, is the most prestigious award given to faculty for teaching excellence.

University Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor
Professor of English Mike Grimwood was a University Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor selected by the NC State Alumni Association.

Tom Hess
CHASS Nominees for University Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor
Professor of Psychology Tom Hess (pictured at right) and Professor of English John Kessel were the CHASS nominees for the University Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor. This award is given by the NC State Alumni Association.

John Mertz
2008 Outstanding Teachers
CHASS recognizes our outstanding teachers with college-wide awards. Recipients are inducted into the NC State University Academy of Outstanding Teachers. The 2008 Outstanding Teachers are:

  • Barbara Bennett, English
  • Timothy Hinton, Philosophy
  • John Mertz, Foreign Languages and Literatures (pictured at right)

Shevaun Neupert
Lonnie and Carol Lynn Poole Award
Professor of Psychology Shevaun Neupert received the Lonnie and Carol Lynn Poole Award for Excellence in Teaching.

CHASS Outstanding Lecturer Award
Daun Daemon, Department of English, won the CHASS Outstanding Lecturer Award.

Tim WallaceCynthia Pullen
CHASS Outstanding Advising Award
Cynthia Pullen, Department of Communication, and Tim Wallace, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, are this year’s winners of the CHASS Outstanding Advising Awards. Nominations for these awards come from our students.

CHASS Outstanding Junior Faculty Award
Jason Allaire, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, received the CHASS Outstanding Junior Faculty Award. This award recognizes the assistant professor in the College judged to have the most significant professional accomplishments during the first years of his or her career at NC State.

Holly Brewer
Outstanding Research Award
Tom Hess, Psychology, and Holly Brewer, History, (pictured at right) were the CHASS nominees of the NC State Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award.
Brewer was also the recipient of the CHASS Outstanding Research Award.

University Outstanding Extension Awards
University Outstanding Extension Awards recognize excellence and promote collaborative and interdisciplinary contributions with off-campus constituencies. Pamela Martin, Department of Psychology, and Walt Wolfram, Department of English, received this year’s awards. Both recipients were inducted into the Academy of Outstanding Faculty Engaged in Extension. Walt Wolfram also received the Alumni Outstanding Extension Service Award.