Recent awards and achievements by faculty and staff

by The College of Education   /   Sep 07, 2011

The College of Education would like to congratulate the following individuals for the awards or achievements they recently received. While not a complete list, this is a snapshot of some of the awards received by faulty and staff of the college.

Lorenzo Baber and Jennifer Delaney, assistant professors in EPOL, are serving as divisional co-chairs for the 2011 annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE). The conference, which will be held in November, received more than 1,000 conference proposals, and the program committee was responsible for managing nearly 3,000 reviews. The association regards the co-chair position crucial to the success of its conference. The conference will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Tim Cain, assistant professor in EPOL, was awarded a $1,500 College of Education Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award (Graduate Teaching) at the college’s faculty and staff awards ceremony in May.


Hua-hua Chang, professor in Educational Psychology, has been elected President of the International Psychometric Society for 2012-13. The society is a nonprofit professional organization devoted to the advancement of quantitative measurement practices in psychology, education, and the social sciences.

 

Mark Dressman, professor in Curriculum and Instruction, received the $2,500 Dean’s Prize for Breakthrough Initiatives (Faculty) at the college’s faculty and staff awards ceremony in May.

 

Sonya Irving, teaching assistant in Curriculum and Instruction, was awarded a $1,000 College of Education Outstanding Teaching Award for Teaching Assistants at the college’s faculty and staff awards ceremony in May.


Helen Katz, office support specialist in Educational Psychology (now retired), received a $1,500 College of Education Distinguished Staff Award at the college’s faculty and staff awards ceremony in May.

 

Sarah McCarthey, professor in Curriculum and Instruction, was awarded a $1,500 College of Education Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award (Graduate Advising) at the college’s faculty and staff awards ceremony in May.

 

Kathy McCormick, human resources coordinator for Business Operations and resource policy analyst for Special Education, received a $1,500 College of Education Academic Professional Excellence Award at the college’s faculty and staff awards ceremony in May.     


Lisa Monda-Amaya, associate professor in Special Education, was awarded a $1,500 College of Education Outstanding Faculty Award for Service at the college’s faculty and staff awards ceremony in May.

 

Daniel Morrow, professor in Educational Psychology,  is editor of Volume 8 of the Annual Review of Human Factors and Ergonomics, which will be focused on health care and human factors. He will also co-edit a special issue on the same topic for the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, which will come out this month.


Elizabeth A. L. Stine-Morrow, professor in Educational Psychology, has been selected to serve a four-year term as a member of the Social Psychology, Personality, and Interpersonal Processes Study Section of the Center for Scientific Review at the National Institutes of Health.