We are pleased to inform you that the UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards Committee selected the following faculty members as recipients of the 2021 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards:
TEACHING EXCELLENCE – EARLY CAREER:
BENJAMIN FULLER, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – COMPUTER SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
SARAH KNUTIE, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – ECOLOGY & EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
TEACHING EXCELLENCE – CAREER:
NORA MADJAR, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR – MANAGEMENT
AMIT SAVKAR, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR-IN-RESIDENCE – MATHEMATICS
KELLY HERD, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – MARKETING
JESUS RAMOS-KITTRELL, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR-IN-RESIDENCE – MUSIC
EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH & CREATIVITY – EARLY CAREER:
RAMAN BAHAL, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE
JILL WEGRZYN, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – ECOLOGY & EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
ZHE ZHU, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – NATURAL RESOURCES & THE ENVIROMENT
EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH & CREATIVITY – CAREER:
BERNARD GOFFINET, PROFESSOR – ECOLOGY & EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
MILAGROS CASTILLO-MONTOYA, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP
SHARDE DAVIS, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – COMMUNICATION
DAVID EMBRICK, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR – SOCIOLOGY
TESSA GETCHIS, SENIOR COOPERATIVE EXTENSION EDUCATOR – EXTENSION
This year, as in the past, the UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards Committee was faced with a set of choices which were excellent in so many ways. The award recipients are extended sincere congratulations and deep appreciation from their colleagues and students for such outstanding work.
A virtual ZOOM ceremony is planned on Wednesday, April 28th, at 1:00 pm. Any and all who wish to attend are welcome. Please RSVP to BarbaraK@uconnaaup.org to receive the ZOOM link.
The recognition of faculty teaching, research, and service excellence through UConn-AAUP awards began in 1997. The intention of the awards is to showcase academic excellence at UConn.