SOCIOLOGY & ANTHROPOLOGY
Distinguished Faculty and Staff Awards
College of Liberal Arts - Outstanding Teacher of the Year
In 1985, the College of Liberal Arts began this award to recognize faculty members who demonstrate excellence of class instruction, intellectual stimulation of students, and concern for students welfare.
- ROSS JAY HAENFLER - ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SOCIOLOGY (2009)
Frist Service Award
- VAUGHN L GRISHAM - PROFESSOR EMERITUS AND DIRECTOR OF THE GOEORGE MCLEAN CENTER FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (1998)
Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher Award
The Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher of the Year for the University is selected from nominations submitted by students, alumni and faculty.
- VAUGHN L GRISHAM - PROFESSOR EMERITUS AND DIRECTOR OF THE GOEORGE MCLEAN CENTER FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (1978)
Distinguished Faculty Fellows (Liberal Arts)
In 2002, the College of Liberal Arts began the Distinguished Faculty Fellowship Program to reward and support senior faculty members who have distinguished records of research, teaching, and service.
- JAY K JOHNSON - PROFESSOR OF ANTHROPOLOGY AND DIRECTOR OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH CENTER OF SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY (2007)