Charles Weller, assistant professor, history, received a Learning Communities Excellence Award from the WSU Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement.
R.J. Murphy, doctoral candidate, English, received a Learning Communities Excellence Award from the WSU Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement.
Allyson Beall King, associate professor, environment, received the Richard G. Law Excellence Award for Undergraduate Teaching.
An article coauthored by criminal justice and criminology faculty Mary Stohr, Dale Willits, David Makin, Craig Hemmens, Duane Stanton, and John Snyder; emeritus professor Nick Lovrich; and doctoral students Ruibin Lu, Guangshen Wu, and Mikala Meize, “The Cannabis Effect on Crime: Time-Series Analysis of Crime in Colorado and Washington State,” became the most read article in the nearly 40-year history of Justice Quarterly, with more than 41,000 views.
Edward Hagen, professor, anthropology, WSU Vancouver, received the 2021 Gabriel W. Lasker Service Award from the American Association of Biological Anthropologists.
Jeff Sanders, associate professor, history, received a Fulbright Scholars Award to conduct research in the UK.
Numerous publications, awards, and other accomplishments of sociology faculty, staff, students, and alumni can be found in the department newsletter.
Lawrence B.A. Hatter, associate professor, history, was elected a Fellow of the international Royal Historical Society.
A number of other achievements by history faculty can be found in the department newsletter.
David Makin, associate professor, criminal justice and criminology, received the WSU President’s Leadership Award for Faculty.
Aaron Whelchel, associate professor, history, WSU Vancouver and WSU Global, received the 2020-21 Excellence in Online Teaching Award, an annual student-nominated award sponsored by WSU Academic Outreach and Innovation.