Hats Off to Arts & Sciences' A-List 2013

collage of A&S faculty winners, design by Toni Salama

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. Others were honored for their work at the 2013 Professing Excellence Awards, granted by University Student Housing.

During the spring 2013 awards, these A&S faculty members were applauded.

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 Teaching Award

Cohen LEE COHEN,
Chair, Psychology


President’s Academic Achievement Awards

photo placeholder bu Toni SalamaSTEVEN RICHARDS,
Professor, Psychology


President’s Excellence in Teaching Awards

Cunningham SEAN CUNNINGHAM,
Assistant Professor, History

Mark Gring, TTUMARK GRING,
Associate Professor, Communication Studies

Nanct McIntyre, TTUNANCY MCINTYRE,
Associate Professor, Biological Sciences

Roman Taraban, TTUROMAN TARABAN,
Professor, Psychology


President’s Book Awards

Mary Jane Hurst, TTUMARY JANE HURST,
Professor, English

Barbara Hahn, TTUBARBARA HAHN,
Associate Professor, History

Genaro perez, TTUGENARO PEREZ,
Professor, CMLL


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

William Poirier, TTUBILL POIRIER,
Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry


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

Genaro Perez, TTUGENARO PEREZ,
Professor, CMLL


Texas Tech Parents Association Hemphill-Wells New Professor Excellence in Teaching Award

Alan Barenberg, TTUALAN BARENBERG,
Assistant Professor, History


Gloria Lyerla Memorial Library Research Travel Grants

Alan Barenberg, TTUALAN BARENBERG,
Assistant Professor, History

Sara Guengerich, TTUSARA GUENGERICH,
Assistant Professor, CMLL


Texas Tech Alumni Association New Faculty Awards

Chris Witmore, TTUCHRISTOPHER WITMORE,
Associate Professor, CMLL


University Student Housing Professing Excellence Awards

Lauren Gollahon, TTULAUREN GOLLAHON,
Associate Professor, Biological Sciences

Brenda Rodgers, TTUBRENDA RODGERS,
Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences


Emeritus Faculty Certificates

Walter Borst, Physics . Peder Christiansen, CMLL

Yung-mei Tsai, SASW . Donald Walker, History

Students Awarded

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


Psychology major Brittany Lancaster was granted a 2012-2013 Student Academic Citizenship Award by the Texas Tech Parents Association.