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And the Award Goes to—Spring 2012
Larry Bartels, May Werthan Shayne Professor of Public Policy and Social Science, and Randolph Blake, Centennial Professor of Psychology, were elected to the National Academy of Science. Election is considered one of the highest honors accorded U.S. scientists. Richard Blackett, Andrew Jackson Professor of American History, has been named the Harold Vyvyan Harmsworth Visiting Professor of American History at Oxford University for 2013-14. Colin Dayan, Robert Penn Warren Professor in the Humanities, has been elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.Read more »
And the Award Goes to—Fall 2011
Beth Bachmann, assistant professor of English, has won the Poetry Society of America’s 2011 Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award for a manuscript in progress. Assistant Professor of Physics Kirill Bolotin has received a Faculty Early Career Development award from the National Science Foundation. The five-year award supports exploration into the conductivity of graphene, a recently discovered [...]Read more »
And the Award Goes to—Spring 2011
A. V. Ramayya, professor of physics, was honored with an honorary doctor of science degree by India’s Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, a central university in Bilaspur, Chatishgarh State. Jeremy Atack, professor of economics and history, was named president-elect of the Economic History Association. Associate Professor of English and poet Kate Daniels received the 2011 Hanes Award [...]Read more »
And the Award Goes to—Fall 2010
Professor of History William Caferro has been awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship. He was one of 180 fellows named from a field of more than 3,000 applicants. … The American Academy of Religion named Making Transcendents: Ascetics and Social Memory in Early Medieval China by Professor of Asian Studies Robert Ford Campany the 2010 AAR Best Book in Historical Studies. … Celso Castilho, assistant professor of history, was awarded the 2009 American Historical Association/Conference for Latin American History Lewis Hanke Award. … Julia Cohen, assistant professor of Jewish studies and assistant professor of history, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities grant for her proposed collection, The Sephardic Studies Reader.Read more »
And the Award Goes to—Spring 2010
Dan Cornfield, professor of sociology and political science, was awarded the 2010 Susan C. Eaton Scholar-Practitioner Grant by the Labor and Employment Relations Association for his book project on Nashville music careers supported by Vanderbilt’s Curb Center.
Professor of Psychology Steven Hollon received the Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Clinical Psychology from the Society of Clinical Psychology (APA Division 12) in recognition for his body of work on cognitive therapy for depression.Read more »
And the Award Goes to—Fall 2009
James Dickerson, assistant professor of physics, has been awarded a new, three-year research grant of more than $360,000 from the Office of Naval Research.
Marshall Eakin, professor of history, has been appointed director of the Ingram Scholars Program.
John Geer, Distinguished Professor of Political Science, has been invited by Harvard’s Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy to spend fall 2009 as a fellow of the center.Read more »
And the Award Goes to—Spring 2009
The Blue Star by Tony Earley, Samuel Milton Fleming Associate Professor of English, was recognized by The New York Times Book Review as one of the “100 Notable Books of 2008.” USA Today named it one of the top 10 books of 2008.Read more »
And the Award Goes to—Fall 2008
Michael Bess, Chancellor’s Professor of History, and Jay Bloom, assistant professor of history of art, have received 2008 fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). ACLS fellowships and grants are awarded to individual scholars for excellence in research in the humanities and related social sciences. William Caferro, professor of history, received the 2009 [...]Read more »
And the Award Goes to—Spring 2008
Andreas Berlind, Michael Bess, Barbara Hahn, Tom D. Dillehay, John Geer, Larry Isaac, Molly Miller, Ron Porter and Dieter Sevin have all received recognition recently. Read the full article for details!Read more »