Georgia Tech Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts

Faculty Excellence

Distinguished Appointments

2013-2014

  • Mary Frank Fox, Council of the Section on Science, Knowledge, and Technology, American Sociological Association
  • Jennifer Clark, University of Virginia Milstein Symposium, manufacturing commission
  • Marilyn Brown, Confirmed to second term by President Obama on the Tennessee Valley Authority Board of Directors, 2013-2017
  • 2012-2013

    • Christine Ries, Georgia Cyber Academy Board
    • Joe Bankoff, Georgia Foreign-Trade Zone Board, 2013
    • Michael Best, National Conference of Lawyers and Scientists
    • Jennifer Clark, International Society for Optics and Photonics Engineering, Science & Technology Policy Committee (ESTeP)
    • Helena Mitchell, National Academies Committee on Geotargeted Disaster Alerts and Warnings
    • Sam Nunn, Hess Corporation's Board of Directors

    2011-2012

    • Jennifer Clark, International Society for Optics and Photonics Engineering, Science & Technology Policy Committee (ESTeP)
    • Michael Elliott, National Research Council Committee on Inherently Safer Chemical Processes
    • Hans Klein, U.S. Department of Transportation Intelligent Transportation Program Systems Committee
    • Aaron Levine, National Academies Institute of Medicine Committee
    • BJ Davis Rowe, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) Legislative Committee
    • Phil Shapira, National Academies Committee on 21st Century Manufacturing: The Role of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology

    2010-2011

    • Marilyn Brown, Appointed by President Obama to the Tennessee Valley Authority Board of Directors, 2010-2011; Appointed by President Obama to Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Member
    • Susan Cozzens, Appointed to the Board of Scientific Counselors at the Environmental Protection Agency
    • Seymour Goodman, Appointed to the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board (CSTB) of the National Research Council of the National Academies
    • Sam Nunn, Named a Georgia Trustee by the Georgia Historical Society and the Office of the Governor
    • Susan Herbst, Appointed as President of the University of Connecticut
    • William Long, Appointed as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Georgia State University
    • Christine Ries, Appointed to Georgia's Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness

    Previous Distinguished Appointments

    • Jason Borenstein, named a Executive Advisory Committee Member by Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI), 2009-2010; Science and Engineering Ethics Associate Editor, 2009-2010
    • Willie Jr. Pearson, Appointed by President Obama to Member of the Board for Historically Black Colleges and Universities, 2009-2010
    • Katia Weber, Election Observer on the delegation of U.S. scholars to Taiwan, 2007-2008
    • Nora Cottile-Foley, Société des professeurs français et francophones d'Amérique (SPFFA) Board Member, 2006-2007
    • Vicki Galloway, Contextos Multiculturales Editorial Board Member, 2006-2007
    • Nancy Nersessian, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences Foreign Member, 2005-2006
    • Vivek Ghosal, GEI Research Professor, 2004-2005
    • John Endicott, Honorary Consul of Mongolia for the state of Georgia, 2005-2006; Keynote Speaker at a meeting in Islamabad on "Arms Races and Nuclear Matters in South Asia", 2003-2004; U.S.-Korean Relations Task Force Member 2002-2003
    • Barry Bozeman, named Policy Council Member by Association for Public Policy and Management, 2003-2004
    • Molly Cochran, President and Chair of the International Ethics Section, 2003-2004

    • Appointments to Georgia Tech Leadership

      2011-2012


      Awards

      International Awards

      2013-2014

      2012-2013

      • Paul Baker, InfoSci-Journals Excellence in Research Award
      • Laura Bier, Fulbright Research Award
      • Sam Nunn, Knight Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
      • Paulette Richards, Fulbright Research Award
      • Alasdair Young, Jean Monnet Chair

      2011-2012

      • Vicki Birchfield, President of the French Republic's 'Chevalier de l'Ordre Nationale du Merite' (Knight in the French National Order of Merit)

      Previous International Awards


      National Awards

      2013-2014

      2012-2013

      • Stuart Goldberg, Outstanding Academic Title by Choice Book Award
      • Marilyn Brown, Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic Science and Technology Book Award
      • Stuart Goldberg, Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic Science and Technology Book Award
      • Shatakshee Dhongde, Nancy and Richard Ruggles Memorial Fund Prize
      • Margaret Kosal, Dept. of the Navy, Advanced Systems and Concepts for Combating WMD (PASCC) Award
      • Thomas Lux, Governor's Award for the Arts and Humanities
      • Nancy Nersessian, 2012 William James Book Award
      • Sam Nunn, Carnegie Nunn-Lugar Nuclear Security Award, U.S. Defense Department Medal for Distinguished Public Service

      2011-2012

      • Ron Bayor, American Library Association Booklist Editors' Choice Award for Multicultural America: An Encyclopedia of the Newest Americans
      • John Krige, Winner of the Doreen and Jim McElvany 2011 Nonproliferation Challenge, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies
      • Aaron Levine, NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award
      • Bill Winders, American Sociological Association, Political Economy of the World-System Section Book Award; Journal of Agrarian Change Berenstein & Byres Prize for Best Article in 2009, 2011-2012

      2010-2011

      • Hanchao Lu, 2010 Honor for Academic Excellenceby the Association of Chinese Historians in the United States
      • Nancy Nersessian, Patrick Suppes Prize in Philosophy of Science presented by the American Philosophical Society
      • Jonathan Schneer, National Jewish Book Award
      • Bill Winders, Bernstein & Byres Prize in Agrarian Change

      Previous National Awards

      • Jennifer Clark, 2009 Regional Studies Association Best Book Award for her book Remaking Regional Economies, 2009-2010
      • Angela Dalle Vacche, Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic Book Award, 2009-2010
      • Fox Harrell, NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, 2009-2010
      • Byung-Cheol Kim, Public Utility Research Prize for the Best paper in Regulatory Economics, 2008-2009
      • John Tone, Society for Military History Distinguished Book Award, 2007-2008
      • Philip Auslander, Outstanding Book in Theatre Practice and Pedagogy Award, 2006-2007
      • John Endicott, General Ray David Award, 2006-2007
      • Douglas Flamming, Donald H. Pflueger Local History Award, 2006-2007
      • John Krige, The Alexandre Koyre Medal, 2008-2009; Dickenson Memorial Medal, 2005-2006
      • Sam Nunn, Benjamin Franklin Medal, 2005-2006
      • Ron Bayor, The Council of Editors of Learned Journals Distinguished Editor Award, 2008-2009; Asian American Studies Lifetime Service Award, 2005-2006
      • Barry Bozeman, Marshall Dimock Award, 2002-2003
      • Eleanor Alexander, New York Times Book Review Notable Books of the Year (Book also featured on cover), 2003-2004
      • Dan Breznitz, Don K. Price Award, 2007-2008; Alfred P. Sloan Industry Award, 2005-2006
      • Monica Gaughan, NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, 2005-2006
      • Alan Porter, Rose-Hulman Award for Contributions to Impact Assessment, 2004-2005
      • Steven Usselman, Ellis W. Hawley Prize, 2003-2004
      • Doug Davis, Nicholas Mullins Award for outstanding scholarship in the field of Science and Technology studies, 2002-2003
      • Willie Jr. Pearson, Service Recognition as the Chair of the National Science Foundation, 2002-2003
      • Sue Rosser, Betty Vetter Award for Research, 2002-2003
      • Jay Bolter, Lewis Mumford Award for Outstanding Scholarship in the Ecology of Technics, 2001-2002
      • Hanchao Lu,; Cecil B. Curry Best Book Award, 2006-2007; Chinese Historians in the United States Association Distinguished Service Award, 2006-2007; Scholarly Distinction Award for the Best Book in Non-North American Urban History, 2001-2002
      • Richard Grusin, Lewis Mumford Award for Outstanding Scholarship in the Ecology of Technics, 2001-2002
      • Andrea Tone, Pulitzer Prize Nominee, 2001-2002

      Georgia Tech Awards

      • Margaret Kosal, Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor, 2013-2014
      • Michael Best, Steven A. Denning Faculty Award for Global Engagement, 2013-2014
      • Blake Leland, 25-Year Service Award, 2012-2013
      • Bryan Norton, 25-Year Service Award, 2012-2013
      • Michael Best, Class of 1934 Outstanding Interdisciplinary Activities Award, 2009-2010
      • Richard Barke, Georgia Tech Outstanding Service Award, 2007-2008
      • Thomas Crawford, Don Bratcher Human Relations Award, 2007-2008
      • John Krige, Outstanding Faculty Research Author, 2007-2008
      • Carol Moore, Dean George C. Griffin Faculty of the Year Award, 2007-2008
      • Jay Bolter, Class of '38 Distinguished Professor, 2001-2002
      • Molly Cochran, Alpha Kappa Psi Exceptional Faculty Member Award, 2001-2002

      Georgia Tech Research Corporation (GTRC) Awards

      • Michael Best, People and Technology Award, 2011-2012
      • Dan Breznitz, Public Service, Leaderships, and Policy Award, 2011-2012
      • Thomas Lux, Innovation in Literature and Communication Award, 2011-2012
      • Alan Porter, Big Data Award, 2011-2012

      Georgia Tech Outstanding Undergraduate Academic Advisor

      ANAK Awards

      Teacher of the Year

      Staff Buzz Awards


      Endowed Awards

      • Marilyn Brown, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts Dean's Professorship, 2011-2012, 2008-2009; Brook Byers Professorship, 2013-2014
      • Janet Murray, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts Dean's Professorship, 2011-2012, 2008-2009
      • Jacqueline Royster, Ivan Allen Jr. Dean's Chair in Liberal Arts, 2009-2010
      • Michelle Dion, García-Robles Professor in the Department of Political Studies, 2004-2005
      • Kenneth Knoespel, McEver Professor of Engineering and the Liberal Arts, 2001-2002
      • Thomas Lux, The Margaret T. and Henry C. Bourne, Jr. Chair in Poetry, 2001-2002
      • Jay Bolter, James and Mary Wesley Chair in New Media, 2000-2001
      • Mary Frank Fox, ADVANCE Professorship in Ivan Allen College, 2000-2001
      • John Krige, Melvin Kranzberg Professorship in the History of Technology, 2000-2001
      • Rebecca Burnett, Class of ’58 Professorship

      Ivan Allen College Founder’s Day Awards

      • Doug Flamming, Ivan Allen Jr. Legacy Faculty Award, 2013-2014
      • Lisa Yaszek, Ivan Allen Jr. Legacy Faculty Award, 2012-2013
      • Margaret Kosal, Ivan Allen Jr. Legacy Faculty Award, 2011-2012
      • Haizheng Li, Ivan Allen Jr. Legacy Faculty Award, 2010-2011
      • Sam Nunn, Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage, 2010-2011
      • Adam Stulberg, Ivan Allen Jr. Legacy Faculty Award, 2009-2010
      • Michael Best, Ivan Allen Jr. Legacy Faculty Award, 2008-2009
      • Greg Nobles, Ivan Allen Jr. Legacy Faculty Award, 2007-2008
      • Douglas Noonan, Ivan Allen Jr. Legacy Faculty Award, 2006-2007
      • Danny Boston, Ivan Allen Jr. Legacy Faculty Award, 2005-2006
      • Katia Weber, Ivan Allen Jr. Legacy Faculty Award, 2004-2005
      • Roberta Berry, Ivan Allen Jr. Legacy Faculty Award, 2003-2004

      Fellows

      2013-2014

      2012-2013

      2011-2012

      • Shiri Breznitz, Visiting Professor Fellowship at Collegio Carlo Alberto and the University of Turino, Italy
      • Douglas Flamming, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
      • Andy Frazee, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
      • Narin Hassan, Hesburgh Award Teaching Fellow
      • Janelle Knox-Hayes, Social Science Research Council Abe Fellowship
      • Nihad Farooq, William S. Vaughn Fellowship at Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities at Vanderbilt University

      2010-2011

      Previous Fellowships

      • Narin Hassan, Countyway Library Fellow, 2009-2010
      • Justin Hastings, National Asia Research Program Research Associate and Fellow, 2009-2010
      • Janelle Knox-Hayes, Truman National Security Fellowship, 2009-2010
      • Crystal B. Lake, Charles J. Cole Fellowship, 2009-2010
      • Nancy Nersessian, Cognitive Science Society Fellow, 2009-2010
      • Phil Shapira, Royal Society of Arts Fellow, 2009-2010
      • Aaron Levine, Class of 1969 Teaching Fellowship, 2008-2009
      • Philip Auslander, Melbern G. Glascock Center Visiting Fellow, 2007-2008
      • Ron Broglio, Robert Wark Fellow, 2007-2008; Yale Center for British Art Fellow, 2007-2008
      • Cheryl Leggon, American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow, 2007-2008
      • Angela Dalle Vacche, Birkbeck College Distinguished Visiting Professor, 2006-2007
      • Fei-Ling Wang, Institute of Oriental Culture, University of Tokyo Visiting Fellow, 2006-2007
      • Barry Bozeman, American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow, 2005-2006
      • Carol Colatrella, Fulbright New Century Scholar, 2005-2006
      • Willie Jr. Pearson, American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow, 2005-2006
      • John Krige, Charles A. Lindbergh Professor in Aerospace History, 2003-2004
      • Alice Bullard, American Council of Learned Societies Fellow, 2002-2003
      • Molly Cochran, Council of Foreign Relations and International Affairs Fellow, 2002-2003
      • Diane Gromala, International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences Member, 2002-2003
      • Sue Rosser, Clayman Institute Fellow, 2007-2008; American Association for Women in Science Fellow, 2002-2003

      Recognition

      • Kathleen Goonan, featured among Popular Science Magazine's "Best Science Fiction Writers Imagining the Future," 2013
      • Kenneth Knoespal, honorary doctorate from University of Umeå, Sweden, 2014
      • Willie Pearson, "40 @ 40" Featured Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science S&T Policy Fellowships, 2012-2013
      • Janet Murray, Prospect Magazine Top Ten Minds of the Digital Future, 2010-2011
      • Alan Porter, One of the top 50 authors of technology and innovation management of the last five years, 2008-2009

      Teaching Excellence

      2013-2014

      2012-2013

      • Rebecca Burnett, Association for Business Communication Meada Gibbs Outstanding Teacher Award
      • Carol Colatrella, GT-CETL Educational Partnership Award
      • Kelly Comfort, Class of 1940 W. Howard Ector Outstanding Teaching Award; CETL Innovation in Co-Curricular Education Award

      2010-2011

      • Thomas Crawford, Board of Regents' Excellence in Teaching Award
      • Mikulas Fabry, American Political Science Association Campus Teaching Award

      Previous Teaching Excellence

      • Kirk Bowman, Carnegie Foundation and Council for Advancement and Support of Education; Georgia Professor of the Year, 2008-2009
      • Georgia Persons, Anna Julia Cooper Outstanding Teaching Award, 2007-2008
      • Roberta Berry, Class of 1940 W. Howard Ector Outstanding Teacher Award, 2005-2006
      • Bryan Norton, Class of 1934 Distinguished Professor Award, 2005-2006
      • Roberta Berry, Class of 1940 W. Howard Ector Outstanding Teacher Award, 2004-2005
      • Greg Nobles, Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lecturer, 2003-2004
      • Barbara Blackbourn-Jansma, Roan W. Beard Outstanding Teaching Award, 2001-2002
      • Kirk Bowman, E. Roe Stamps, IV Excellence in Teaching Award, 2001-2002
      • Bettina Cothran, American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) Teacher of the Year Award, 2001-2002
      • Paul Young, E. Roe Stamps, IV Excellence in Teaching Award, 2001-2002

      GT-CETL Geoffrey Eichholz Teaching Award

      GT-CETL/BP Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award

      Georgia Tech Course Instructor Opinion Survey (CIOS) Teaching Excellence Awards

      2012-2013

      2011-2012

      2009-2010

       


      Leadership Development

      2011-2012

      • Tibor Besedes, attended the Georgia Tech College of Management Leadership Roundtable
      • Usha Nair-Reichert, attended the USG Executive Leadership Institute
      • Mark "Zak" Taylor, attended the Georgia Tech Leadership Roundtable, and the Georgia Tech College of Management Leadership Roundtable

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