Texas Tech University

Faculty, We Salute You!

Convocation 2012

This fall, students can look forward to starting classes with virtuoso professors, many of whom were hailed for their work during TTU's spring Faculty Honors Convocation. During the spring 2012 awards, 95 faculty members—including previously awarded Horn Professors—were applauded, 35 of them from the College of Arts & Sciences.

Paul Whitfield Horn Professors

Texas Tech University's highest award is the Paul Whitfield Horn Professorship. Meet the College of Arts & Sciences' Paul Whitfield Horn Professors.

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Chancellor's Council Distinguished Research Award

Pappas
Dimitri Pappas,
Associate Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry

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Outstanding Researcher Award

Li
Guigen Li,
Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry

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Texas Tech Parents Association Barnie E. Rushing Jr. Faculty Distinguished Research Award

DeLucia
Patricia DeLucia,
Professor, Psychology

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President's Academic Achievement Award

Cohen
Lee Cohen,
Chair, Psychology

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President's Excellence in Teaching Awards

Christensen
Lars Christensen,
Associate Professor, Mathematics & Statistics

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Hardin
Erin Hardin,
Associate Professor, Psychology

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President's Book Awards

Batra
Kanika Batra,
Assistant Professor, English

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Cunningham
Sean Cunningham,
Assistant Professor, History

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Garcia
Cristina Garcia,
Professor, English

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Gloria Lyerla Memorial Library Research Travel Grants

Barrera
Cordelia Barrera,
Assistant Professor, English

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Hill
Karlos Hill,
Assistant Professor, History

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Houk
Brett Houk,
Assistant Professor, Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work

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Texas Tech Alumni Association New Faculty Awards

Calkins
Laura Calkins,
Assistant Professor, History

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Emeritus Faculty Certificates

Bryce Conrad, English . Joe King, Economics . Ronald Rainger, History

Thomas Steinmeier, Economics . David Williams, Communication Studies

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Student Award

In addition to recognizing faculty, the convocation also honored doctoral student Laurie Anderson, Department of English, with the Horn Professor Graduate Achievement Award.

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Department Award

Each spring, an entire department is recognized for outstanding achievement. The Department of Communication Studies received the Teaching Academy Departmental Excellence in Teaching Award.

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