Texas Tech University

Faculty, We Salute You!

Convocation 2014

This fall, students can look forward to starting classes with virtuoso professors, many of whom were hailed for their work during TTU's spring 2014 Faculty Honors Convocation. Others were honored for their work at the 2014 Professing Excellence Awards, granted by University Student Housing.

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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Paul Whitfield Horn Professor Inductee

Bill Hase, TTU Professor
WILLIAM HASE,
Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry

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Chancellor's Council Distinguished Research Award

Jaclyn Canas-Carrell, TTU Professor, TIEHH
JACLYN CANAS-CARRELL,
Associate Professor, TIEHH

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Chancellor's Council Distinguished Teaching Award

Melanie Hart, Vice Provost, TTU, photo by Toni Salama
MELANIE HART,
Vice Provost and Professor, HESS

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President's Academic Achievement Awards

Roger Barnard, TTU Professor, Mathematics
ROGER BARNARD,
Professor, Mathematics & Statistics

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President's Excellence in Teaching Awards

Christopher Monico, TTU Professor, Mathematics
CHRISTOPHER MONICO,
Associate Professor, Mathematics & Statistics

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Abigail Swingen, TTU Professor, History
ABIGAIL SWINGEN,
Assistant Professor, History

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President's Book Awards

Howard curzer, TTU Professor, Philosophy
HOWARD CURZER,
Professor, Philosophy

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Stefano D'Amico, TTU Professor
STEFANO D'AMICO,
Associate Professor, History

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Texas Tech Parents Association Faculty Distinguished Leadership Award

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DANIEL NATHAN,
Associate Professor, Philosophy

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Gloria Lyerla Memorial Library Research Travel Grants

Emily Skidmore, TTU Professor, History
EMILY SKIDMORE,
Assistant Professor, History

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Texas Tech Alumni Association New Faculty Awards

Leif Ellingson, TTU Professor, Mathematics
LEIF ELLINGSON,
Assistant Professor, Mathematics & Statistics

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Outstanding Researcher Awards

Stefano D'Amico, TTU Professor
STEFANO D'AMICO,
Associate Professor, History

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ROBERT MORGAN,
Professor, Psychology

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Professing Excellence 2014

Since 2002, Texas Tech University Student Housing has invited all students who live on campus to nominate the instructors who they feel have demonstrated outstanding abilities in course instruction and particular dedication to student success. The following A&S faculty members were chosen by University Student Housing students and awarded during the March 2014 Professing Excellence ceremonies.

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Howard Curzer, TTU Professor, Philosophy

HOWARD CURZER
Professor, Department of Philosophy

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Robert Forbis, TTU Professor, Political Science

ROBERT FORBIS
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science

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MICHAEL FUERTES
Instructor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

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Greg Gellene, TTU Professor, Chemistry

GREG GELLENE
Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

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Bernadette Hinojosa, TTU Instructor, HESS

BERNADETTE HINOJOSA
Instructor of Aquatics, Department of Health, Exercise & Sport Sciences

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CHEN YU LIU
Graduate Part-Time Instructor of Applied Linguistics & Chinese, Department of Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures

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Mark McKenzie, TTU Professor, Political Science

MARK MCKENZIE
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science

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