Professor Tim Kehoe (economics) has been named the College of Liberal Arts Dean's Medalist.
Professor Ananya Chatterjea (theatre arts and dance), Associate Professor Alan Love (philosophy) and Professor Joan Tronto (political science) have been named CLA Scholars of the College.
Professor Ron Aminzade (sociology), Associate Professor Paul Goren (political science) and Associate Professor Saje Mathieu (history) have received the Arthur "Red" & Helene B. Motley Exemplary Teaching Award.
Regents Professor Patricia Hampl (English) has received the Dr. Matthew Stark Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Faculty Award.
Professor Andrew Oxenham (psychology) and Professor Barbara Welke (history) have been named Distinguished McKnight University Professors.
Professor Kay Reyerson (history) has been awarded the Robert L. Kindrick-CARA Award for Outstanding Service to Medieval Studies by the Medieval Academy. This annual award recognizes members who have provided leadership in developing, organizing, promoting, and sponsoring medieval studies through the extensive administrative work that is crucial to the health of medieval studies but often goes unrecognized by the profession at large.
Professor Donna Gabaccia (history) will be awarded the Theodore Saloutos Memorial Book Award of the Immigration and Ethnic History Society for her book Foreign Relations: American Immigration in Global Perspective at the Organization of American Historians meeting in San Francisco this weekend.
Associate Professor Jigna Desai (gender, women, & sexuality studies) has won the Association for Asian American Studies Excellence in Mentorship Award.
Assistant Professor Clint Carroll (American Indian studies) has been awarded a Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship for 2013-2014.
Graduate student Lalinne Suon Bell (creative writing) has received the 2013 Scribes For Human Rights Fellowship. The fellowship supports an MFA student to work with the Human Rights Program as a writer-in-residence. Lalinne's research and writing will focus on human trafficking in Cambodia. She plans to work closely with the Somaly Mam Foundation, an organization dedicated to the eradication of sex slavery in Cambodia.
Graduate student Anna Rosensweig (French & Italian) has been awarded a Charlotte Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship Foundation. There were nearly 600 applicants nationwide and less than 30 recipients.