Arts & Sciences A-List, We Salute You
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.
Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Research Award
Dimitri Pappas, Associate Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Outstanding Researcher Awards
Guigen Li, Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Texas Tech Parents Association Barnie E. Rushing Jr. Faculty Distinguished Research Award
Patricia DeLucia, Professor, Psychology
President’s Academic Achievement Awards
Lee Cohen, Chair, Psychology
President’s Excellence in Teaching Awards
Lars Christensen, Associate Professor, Mathematics & Statistics
Erin Hardin, Associate Professor, Psychology
President’s Book Awards
Kanika Batra, Assistant Professor, English
Sean Cunningham, Assistant Professor, History
Cristina Garcia, Professor, English
Gloria Lyerla Memorial Library Research Travel Grants
Cordelia Barrera, Assistant Professor, English
Karlos Hill, Assistant Professor, History
Brett Houk, Assistant Professor, Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work
Texas Tech Alumni Association New Faculty Awards
Laura Calkins, Assistant Professor, History
Emeritus Faculty Certificates
Bryce Conrad, English . Joe King, Economics . Ronald Rainger, History
Thomas Steinmeier, Economics . David Williams, Communication Studies
Achievements Beyond the Faculty Awards
In addition to recognizing faculty, the convocation also honored doctoral student Laurie Anderson, Department of English, with the Horn Professor Graduate Achievement 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.