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2021 Awards

Faculty Awards for Global Engagement

Evren Celick Wiltse, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Political Science

Awarded by Jon Stauff Assistant Vice President for International Affairs

Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring Award

Sharon Smith, Ph.D., Associate Professor, English

Awarded by Nicole Lounsbery, Ph.D., Director, Graduate School

Excellence in Online Teaching Award

Marina Hendricks, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, School of Communication and Journalism

Awarded by Carey Kilmer, Assistant Director, Continuing and Distance Education 

Presentation of Outstanding Researchers, Scholars, Performers, and Artists

College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences Outstanding Researcher

Anne Fennell, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Agronomy, Horticulture and Plant Science

College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences Outstanding Researcher

Luz Angélica Kirschner, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of American and Global Studies

College of Education and Human Sciences Outstanding Researcher

Hung-Ling (Stella) Liu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Health and Nutritional Sciences

Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering Outstanding Researcher

Xijin Ge, Ph.D., Professor, Mathematics and Statistics

College of Natural Sciences Outstanding Researcher

Xiaoyang Zhang, Ph.D., Professor/Senior Research Scientist, Geospatial Sciences Center for Excellence 

 College of Nursing Outstanding Researcher

Sarah Mollman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Nursing

College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions Outstanding Scholar

Joshua Reineke, Pharm.D., Assistant Professor, Pharmacy and Allied Health

Awarded by College Deans

Dr. Sherwood and Elizabeth Berg Research Young Faculty Award

Alham Abuatiq, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Nursing

Awarded by Daniel Scholl, Ph.D., Vice President for Research and Economic Development

Dr. Berg was president of SDSU from 1975-1984 and was the first SDSU graduate to serve in this role. He served in World War II and was a U.S. Agricultural Attaché. Mrs. Berg, First Lady Emeritus, was awarded the Honorary Doctorate of Public Service for her volunteer leadership and service.

Award for Excellence in Outreach and Engagement

Matt Miller, Ph.D., Assistant Department Head and Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Timothy J. Nichols Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Student Advising

Howard Bonnemann, M.S., Lecturer, Dairy and Food Science

Edward Patrick Hogan Awards for Teaching Excellence

Rosie Nold, Ph.D., Assistant Department Head and Professor, Animal Science 

and

Rebecca Kuehl, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Communication and Journalism

Dr. Hogan served many different roles during his 36-year career at SDSU including professor and head of the Department of Geography, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, assistant vice president for academic affairs and chief information technology officer

Dr. Harold and Barbara Bailey Award for Excellence in Academic Department Leadership

Teresa Hall, Ph.D. Department Head, Director, Professor, Construction and Operations Management

Dr. Bailey served SDSU as vice president for academic affairs for 24 years. From 1979-1985, he also directed programs to develop departmental leadership for the South Dakota and North Dakota Boards of Regents and the American Council on Education.

The previous awards are awarded by Dennis D. Hedge, Pharm.D., Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs.

David Fee Memorial Lecture

Maaz Gardezi. Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Sociology and Rural Studies

Dr. David Fee was a professor of philosophy and religion at SDSU from 1964-1987. He was known to live “the life of the mind” and was an advocate for cross-disciplinary learning, inquiry and collegiality.

F.O. Butler Award for Excellence in Teaching

Madhav Nepal, Ph.D., Professor, Biology and Microbiology

F.O. Butler Award for Excellence in Research

Wenfeng An, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences 

F.O. Butler Award for Excellence in Outreach

 Emmanuel Byamukama, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Agronomy, Horticulture and Plant Science

F.O. Butler Award for Excellence in Community Service

Jim Wood, MFA, Associate Professor, Theatre

Distinguished Professor

Robert Thaler, Ph.D., Professor/Extension Specialist, Animal Science

 

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