Thabiti Lewis, associate professor, English, WSU Vancouver, was awarded the 2019 Black Metropolis Research Consortium Short-term Fellowship to complete his book on Chicago’s role in shaping the Black Arts Movement. Lewis also was appointed interim associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at WSU Vancouver for AY 2019-20.
Justin Denney, professor, sociology, won a 2018 IPUMS Health Surveys Research Award from tne University of Minnesota Population Research Center for his coauthored article “Neighborhood Concentrated Disadvantage and Adult Mortality: Insights for Racial and Ethnic Differences” in Population Research and Policy Review.
Leah Ruiz and Brianne Posey, doctoral students, Melanie-Angela Neuilly, associate professor, and Craig Hemmens and Mary Stohr, professors, criminal justice and criminology, coauthored “Certifying Death in the United States” in Journal of Forensic Sciences. Their article also was selected as a “2018 Noteworthy Article” by the journal editors.
Sandra Cooper, associate professor, Mathematics and Statistics, was awarded a WSU Access Center Award for her work helping students in math 100 and 103.
Bala Krishnamoorthy, associate professor, mathematics and statistics, WSU Vancouver, received the WSU Vancouver Chancellor’s Award for Research Excellence.
Sergey Lapin, clinical professor, Mathematics and Statistics, was awarded the 2019 Arete Outstanding Faculty Award from the WSU Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life.
Nairanjana Dasgupta, professor, mathematics, was awarded the 2019 Washington State University President’s Award for Leadership and Engagement.
Carrie Cuttler, assistant professor, psychology, won the 2019 Student Choice Award for Best Professor at WSU.
Anna Plemons, clinical assistant professor, English, WSU Tri Cities, was named the University’s 2019 Woman of the Year.
Eric Dexter, doctoral candidate, environment, WSU Vancouver, was awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie post-doctoral research fellowship by the European Commission.