A look back: Showcase 2020 honorees

Showcase.Each year the WSU Showcase awards recognize the outstanding achievements of faculty and staff. Eight CAS faculty were among those honored in the spring of 2020. These individuals stand among the world’s top scholars, the nation’s most effective and beloved instructors, and the University’s most dedicated and visionary professionals.

The 2020 CAS honorees are:

(Follow each link to read about the recipient and their achievements.)

Legacy of Excellence

Donald Matteson
Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemistry

Sahlin Faculty Excellence Awards

Steve Bollens
Professor, School of Biological Sciences and School of the Environment
Director, Meyer’s Point Environmental Field Station

Outreach and Engagement
Cheryl Schulz
Professor, School of Biological Sciences

Research, Scholarship, and Arts
Greg Yasinitsky
Regents Professor, Coordinator of Jazz Studies, School of Music

President’s Distinguished Teaching Award for Instructors and Clinical Faculty

Chris Dickey
Clinical Assistant Professor, Music

Janet Peters
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Association for Faculty Women Samuel H. Smith Leadership Award

Catherine “Katie” Marguerite Cooper
Associate Professor, School of the Environment

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award

Kim Christen
Professor and Director, Digital Technology and Culture Program; Director, Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation


See the full list of awardees at showcase.wsu.edu.