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MEMORANDUM

March 23, 2018 

TO: The American University Community
FROM: Scott A. Bass, Provost
SUBJECT: 2018 University Faculty Award Recipients and Years of Service Honorees


I am delighted to announce the 2018 University Faculty Award recipients. These faculty members represent the finest scholars and teachers in the university community. Each has contributed immensely to the university, to the lives of students and colleagues, and to his or her respective disciplines. Their valuable contributions can be seen in their teaching, research, publications, university and public service, and other scholarly awards and creative work.

I am also pleased to recognize the faculty who have reached milestone anniversaries ranging from 25 to 50 years of service as well as the faculty who will retire this year. These scholars have dedicated their careers to AU and have helped shape the institution that stands today.

Both groups will be honored at the annual Faculty Recognition Dinner at the AU Washington College of Law, Tenley Campus. Please join me in congratulating the 2018 faculty honorees listed below.

University Faculty Awards

Scholar/Teacher of the Year
Laura DeNardis, School of Communication

Outstanding Scholarship, Research, Creative Activity, and Other Professional Contributions
Maria S. Floro, Economics, College of Arts and Sciences

Outstanding Contribution to Fostering Collaborative Scholarship
Eric Hershberg, Government, School of Public Affairs, and Center for Latin American and Latino Studies

Outstanding Teaching in a Full-Time Tenure-Line Appointment
N. Jeremi Duru, Washington College of Law

Outstanding Teaching in a Full-Time Term Appointment
Christian Maisch, School of Professional and Extended Studies

Outstanding Service to the University Community in a Tenure-Line Appointment
Shoon Murray, School of International Service

Outstanding Service to the University Community in a Term-Line Appointment
Lacey Wootton, Literature, College of Arts and Sciences

Outstanding Teaching in an Adjunct Appointment
Linda Bloss-Baum, Management, Kogod School of Business

Morton Bender Prize
Catherine Stoodley, Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences

Years of Service Honorees

25 Years of Service
Dan Kalman, Mathematics and Statistics, College of Arts and Sciences
Marianne K. Noble, Literature, College of Arts and Sciences
Catherine Schaeff, Biology, College of Arts and Sciences

30 Years of Service
Patricia Aufderheide, School of Communication
Richard Dent, Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences
Gloria A. Young, Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences
Christian J. Maisch, School of Professional and Extended Studies
Frank L. DuBois, International Business, Kogod School of Business
Don Kimes, Art, College of Arts and Sciences
Stephen D. Casey, Mathematics and Statistics, College of Arts and Sciences
Zehra Peynircioglu, Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences
Maria S. Floro, Economics, College of Arts and Sciences
Binny Miller, Washington College of Law

35 Years of Service
Claudio Grossman, Washington College of Law
Ann C. Shalleck, Washington College of Law

40 Years of Service
William M. LeoGrande, Government, School of Public Affairs
John S. Douglass, School of Communication
Andrew F. Popper, Washington College of Law

45 Years of Service
Gershon Greenberg, Philosophy and Religion, College of Arts and Sciences
Allan J. Lichtman, History, College of Arts and Sciences

50 Years of Service
Roberta Rubenstein, Literature, College of Arts and Sciences
Howard E. McCurdy, Public Administration and Policy, School of Public Affairs
Mary W. Gray, Mathematics and Statistics, College of Arts and Sciences

Retiring Faculty
Evelyn Abravenel, Washington College of Law
Naomi Baron, World Languages and Cultures, College of Arts and Sciences
Sally Fowler, Management, Kogod School of Business
Dan Kalman, Mathematics and Statistics, College of Arts and Sciences
Elliott Milstein, Washington College of Law
Kathryn Montgomery, School of Communication
Rose Ann Robertson, School of Communication
Virginia "Lyn" Stallings, Mathematics and Statistics, College of Arts and Sciences