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College of Arts and Sciences CAS Awards and Honors

2019 Recipients

 

Sixteen faculty, six staff, and six graduate students from across the college received 2019 college awards for their contribution to the WSU community and their commitment to excellence at the 7th annual CAS Appreciation and Recognition Social on April 18, 2019. View photos from the event >>

Click on the poster images below to learn about these outstanding members of our community!

 

Faculty Career AwardsFaculty Teaching AwardsFaculty Service AwardsStaff AchievementGraduate Student Achievement

 

Faculty Career Awards

Mechthild Tegeder Distinguished Faculty
Mechthild Tegeder
Professor
School of Biological Sciences
Outstanding Career Achievement
Gary Collins
Professor
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Brendan Walker Mid-Career Achievement
Brendan Walker
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
Linda Russo Mid-Career Achievement
Linda Russo
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of English
Stephanie Porter Early Career Achievement
Stephanie Porter
Assistant Professor
School of Biological Sciences
Nelmi Devarie Baez Early Career Achievement
Nelmi Devarie Baez
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry

Faculty Service Awards

Judith McDonald Excellence in Institutional Service
Judith McDonald
Professor
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Aurora Clark Excellence in Professional Service
Aurora Clark
Professor
Department of Chemistry
Outstanding Achievement in International Activities
Nathalie Wall
Professor
Department of Chemistry
Krista Nishida Faculty Peer Mentoring
Krista Nishida
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry

Faculty Teaching Awards

Jan Peters William F. Mullen Memorial Teaching Award
Jan Peters
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
Catherine Cooper Thomas E. Lutz Teaching Excellence Award
Catherine Cooper
Associate Professor
School of the Environment
Kerry W. Hipps Excellence in Graduate Teaching
Kerry W. Hipps
Regents Professor
Department of Chemistry
Nairanjana Dasgupta Excellence in Graduate Advising and Mentoring
Nairanjana Dasgupta
Professor
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Clif Stratton Excellence in Teaching by a Clinical Faculty Member
Clif Stratton
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of History
Katherine Banks Excellence in Teaching by an Instructor
Katherine Banks
Instructor
School of Politics, Philosophy, & Public Affairs

Staff Awards

Charles Cody AP Outstanding Career Achievement
Charles Cody
Plant Growth Facilities Manager
School of Biological Sciences
Paul Wheeler CS Outstanding Career Achievement
Paul Wheeler
Research Technologist Supervisor
School of Biological Sciences
Stacie Olsen AP Early Career Achievement
Stacie Olsen
Academic Coordinator/Advisor
Department of Chemistry
Jordan Pike CS Early Career Achievement
Jordan Pike
Senior Secretary
Department of History
Tom Busch Staff Peer Mentoring
Tom Busch
Fiscal Analyst
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Chioma Heim Excellence in Undergraduate Advising
Chioma Heim
Academic Coordinator/Advisor
Department of Psychology

Graduate Student Awards

Joshua Premo Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student
Joshua Premo
School of Biological Sciences
Raul Blanco Master’s Student Achievement
in Arts
Raul Blanco
School of Music
Begona de Quintana Lasa Master’s Student Achievement
in Humanities
Begona de Quintana Lasa
School of Languages, Cultures, & Race
Maren Mossman Doctoral Student Achievement
in Sciences
Maren Mossman
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Samantha Riedy Doctoral Student Achievement
in Social Sciences
Samantha Riedy
Department of Psychology
Nicholas Krebs Doctoral Student Achievement
in Humanities
Nicholas Krebs
School of Languages, Cultures, & Race