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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

Pappas
Dimitri Pappas, Associate Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry


 

Outstanding Researcher Awards

Li
Guigen Li, Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry


 

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

DeLucia
Patricia DeLucia, Professor, Psychology


 

President’s Academic Achievement Awards

Cohen
Lee Cohen, Chair, Psychology


 

President’s Excellence in Teaching Awards

Christensen
Lars Christensen, Associate Professor, Mathematics & Statistics

Hardin
Erin Hardin, Associate Professor, Psychology


 

President’s Book Awards

Batra
Kanika Batra, Assistant Professor, English

Cunningham
Sean Cunningham, Assistant Professor, History

Garcia
Cristina Garcia, Professor, English


 

Gloria Lyerla Memorial Library Research Travel Grants

Barrera
Cordelia Barrera, Assistant Professor, English

Hill
Karlos Hill, Assistant Professor, History

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


 

Texas Tech Alumni Association New Faculty Awards

Calkins
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.