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Washington State University
College of Arts and Sciences CAS Awards and Honors

2021 Award Recipients

Eighteen faculty, four staff, and four graduate students have been honored for their contributions to the WSU community and their commitment to excellence.

Faculty Career and Service AwardsFaculty Teaching AwardsFaculty Service Awards | Staff AwardsGraduate Student AwardsCommunity Slideshow

Click on the thumbnails to learn more about these exceptional individuals and their outstanding contributions to our community, our university, and our society.

Faculty Career Awards

Distinguished Faculty
Carol Siegel
Professor
English, WSU Vancouver
Outstanding Career Achievement
Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson
Chair and Professor
Sociology
Outstanding Career Achievement
Kathleen McAteer
Vice Chancellor, WSU Tri-Cities
Associate Professor, Career Track
Biological Sciences
Mid-Career Achievement
Joanna Kelley
Associate Professor
Biological Sciences
Mid-Career Achievement
Sergey Lapin
Scholarly Professor, Career-Track
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Early Career Achievement
Anne Pisor
Assistant Professor
Anthropology
Early Career Achievement
Tracey Hanshew
Assistant Scholarly Professor, Career Track
History, WSU Tri-Cities
Interdisciplinary Catalyst
Nairanjana Dasgupta
Professor
Mathematics and Statistics

Faculty Teaching Awards

Mullen Memorial Teaching Award
Chris Dickey
Assistant Professor
Music
Lutz Teaching Excellence Award
Erica Crespi
Associate Professor
Biological Sciences
Excellence in Graduate Advising and Mentoring
Michael Tsatsomeros
Professor
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Excellence in Teaching by Career-Track Faculty Member
Elly Sweet
Associate Professor, Career Track
Biological Sciences, WSU Tri-Cities
Excellence in Graduate Teaching
Jesse Brunner
Associate Professor
Biological Sciences

Faculty Service Awards

Excellence in Professional Service
David Marcus
Professor and Chair
Department of Psychology
Excellence in Institutional Service
Pavithra Narayanan
Associate Dean and Associate Professor
English, WSU Vancouver
Faculty Peer Mentoring
Eric Roalson
Professor
Biological Sciences
Outstanding Achievement in International Activities
Sukanta Bose
Professor
Physics and Astronomy
Public and Community Engagement
Desiree Hellegers
Associate Professor
English, WSU Vancouver

Staff Awards

Outstanding Career Achievement
Debbie Brudie
Finance and Budget Manager
Mathematics and Statistics
Mid-Career Achievement
Lauren Hatley
Finance and Budget Manager
Chemistry
Early Career Achievement
Kimberly Pedersen
Lead Secretary
English
Excellence in Undergraduate Advising
Sisouvanh Keopanapay
Academic Coordinator and Advisor
Criminal Justice and Criminology

Graduate Student Awards

Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student Award
Jakob Streipel
Mathematics and Statistics
Master’s Student Achievement in Arts
Max Harrington
Music
Doctoral Student Achievement in Sciences
Alexandra Fraik
Biological Sciences
Doctoral Student Achievement in Social Sciences
Rebecca Lindsey
Psychology

 

Community Slideshow

Six images from the community slideshow.

Scroll through our Flickr gallery for an informal look back at 2019-2020 (May to April).