Peter Boag, professor, history, WSU Vancouver, co-curated the Washington State History Museum exhibit “Crossing Boundaries: Portraits of a Transgender West, 1860-1940” which won a 2022 Leadership in History Award of Excellence from the American Association of State and Local History.
Timothy Kohler, professor emeritus, anthropology, was named to the National Academy of Sciences.
Jazz Big Band, led by Greg Yasinitsky, professor, music, won DownBeat magazine’s 2022 Graduate College Large Jazz Ensemble Award recognizing the quality of the band’s asynchronous virtual recordings included on the group’s latest CD, “Jazz During Lockdown.”
Eric Remaley, associate teaching professor and alumnus (’02 PhD Math.), mathematics and statistics; Ruth Gregory, associate professor, digital technology and culture; and five graduate students: Reanne Chilton, psychology; Aditi Dahiya, chemistry; Arian Karimitar, anthropology; Paula Kimmerling, mathematics and statistics; and Kathryn Manis, English, each received a 2022 WSU President’s Award for Leadership.
Numerous publications, presentations, and other accomplishments of anthropology faculty can be found in the department’s winter/spring newsletter.
Sociology faculty, staff, students, and alumni regularly publish and present great work—find many of their achievements in the department’s spring newsletter.
Mary Stohr, professor, criminal justice and criminology, received the John Howard Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Corrections Section.
Io Palmer, professor, and Aisha Harrison, alumnus (’04), fine arts, received Artist Trust 2021 Grants for Artists’ Progress.
A.J. Miller, assistant professor, career track, music, received a Global Music Awards Silver Medal for Instrumental Music for his compact disc Scenes, released by Washington State University Recordings, with Yoon-Wha Roh, assistant professor of music, career track, featured on piano.
Aaron Whelchel, associate professor, history, received the 2021 UPCEA West Region Excellence in Teaching Award.