Arts & Sciences recognizes outstanding faculty
Each year the College of Arts and Sciences at Mississippi State recognizes outstanding faculty for their efforts and success as teachers and researchers.
This year, Emily Ryalls from the Department of Communication received the Social and Behavioral Sciences Teaching Award, Stephen Brain from the Department of History received the Humanities Teaching Award, and Evan Kaplan from the Department of Biological Sciences received the Natural and Physical Sciences Teaching Award.
For the 2016 Research Awards, Evan Peacock from the Department of Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures received the Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Award, Peter DeGabriele from the Department of English received the Humanities Research Award, and Charles Edwin Webster from the Department of Chemistry received the Natural and Physical Sciences Research Award.
Legacy Awards were given out to five individuals in the College of Arts and Sciences who have left a lasting impact on the college and university: Gregory Dunaway, Charles Wax, Richard Raymond, Leslie Bauman and Arthur Cosby.
Also recognized at the recent meeting were College of Arts and Sciences faculty, staff and students who will receive research awards from the Office of Research and Economic Development during the University Research Program in April. Brian Counterman from the Department of Biological Sciences will receive the ORED Faculty Research Award, LeeAnn Funderburg from the Stennis Institute will receive the ORED Staff Award, Alexander Tice, a biological sciences graduate student will receive the ORED Graduate Student Award, and Meredith Pearson, a psychology undergraduate student, will receive the ORED Undergraduate Student Award.
The College of Arts and Sciences is very proud of its talented faculty and the faculty’s success in both teaching and research, as well as the deserving faculty, staff and students recognized and rewarded for their successes in research at the university level. The college also appreciates the Office of Research and Economic Development, and its support of research and scholarly activity within the College of Arts and Sciences.