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2009 Faculty Awards

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CHASS faculty awards were presented on April 28, 2009.

Maxine Atkinson

UNC Board of Governors’ Teaching Award
Maxine Atkinson is a Professor of Sociology and head of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at NC State. She was selected as the recipient of this year’s UNC Board of Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, the most prestigious teaching award given to faculty.

William Adler
University Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor
Professor of Religious Studies William Adler was a University Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor selected by the NC State Alumni Association.

Michael Schwalbe
University Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor
Professor of Sociology Michael Schwalbe (pictured) and Professor of History S. Thomas Parker were the CHASS nominees for the University Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor, an award given by the NC State Alumni Association. Parker was this year’s CHASS recipient.

2009 Outstanding Teachers
CHASS recognizes our outstanding teachers with college-wide awards. Recipients are inducted into the NC State University Academy of Outstanding Teachers. The 2009 Outstanding Teachers are (picutred left to right):

  • Deanna Dannels, Communication
  • Troy Case, Sociology and Anthropology
  • John Carroll, Philosophy and Religion

John Carroll

Troy Case

Deanna Dannels

Lonnie and Carol Lynn Poole Award
Professor of History Matthew Booker (not pictured) received the Lonnie and Carol Lynn Poole Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Matt Porter
CHASS Outstanding Lecturer Award
Matt Porter, Department of English, won the CHASS Outstanding Lecturer Award.

Jeffrey ReaserSandy Stallings
CHASS Outstanding Advising Award
Sandy Stallings, Department of Communication, and Jeffrey Reaser, Department of English, are this year’s winners of the CHASS Outstanding Advising Awards. Nominations for these awards come from our students.

Anna Bigelow
CHASS Outstanding Junior Faculty Award
Anna Bigelow, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, 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. Other nominees (not pictured) were Martha Crowley (Sociology and Anthropology), James Michnowicz (Foreign Languages and Litereatures), Shevaun Neupert (Psychology), Jeffrey Reaser (English), and Richard Waters (Communication).

CHASS Alumni Distinguished Research Award
Tom Hess, Professor of Psychology, and Scott Fitzpatrick, Professor of Anthropology, were the CHASS nominees of the NC State Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award. Hess was chosen as this year’s recipient (not pictured).

Neal Hutcheson
University Outstanding Extension Awards
The University Outstanding Extension Award recognizes excellence and promotes collaborative and interdisciplinary contributions with off-campus constituencies. Neal Hutcheson, Department of English, received this year’s award and was inducted into the Academy of Outstanding Faculty Engaged in Extension.