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Graduate School Awards

The Award for Excellence in Research

This award is presented annually to an outstanding young scholar in the College who is either an assistant professor or is in his or her fourth year or less as an associate professor.  The award’s monetary prize is made possible through support from the Alumni Association.

Current Recipients: Timo Thonhauser, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics

Past Recipients

2011-12 — Patricia Dos Santos, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
2010-11 — Michaelle Browers, Political Science; Fred Salsbury, Physics
2009-10 — Akbar Salam, Chemistry
2008-09 — Martin Guthold, Physics; Christian Miller, Philosophy
2007-08 — Miles Silman, Biology
2006-07 — Kenneth Berenhaut, Mathematics; John Dinan, Political Science
2005-06 — Greg Cook, Physics
2004-05 — Ulrich Bierbach, Chemistry
2003-04 — Clifford Zeyl, Biology
2002-03 — Richard Manderville, Chemistry
2001-02 — Eric Wilson, English; Daniel Kim-Shapiro, Physics
2000-01 — Kathleen Kron, Biology; James Schirillo, Psychology
1999-2000 — S. Bruce King, Chemistry
1998-99 — Peter Brubaker, Health and Exercise Science
1997-98 — Paul Anderson, Physics; David J. Anderson, Biology
1996-97 — Gloria Muday, Biology
1995-96 — Terry Blumenthal, Psychology
1994-95 — Dale Dagenbach, Psychology
1993-94 — Allin F. Cottrell, Economics
1992-93 — James C. Fishbein, Chemistry
1991-92 — Philip F. Kuberski, English
1991-92 — Dilip K. Kondepudi, Chemistry
1990-91 — Mark E. Welker, Chemistry; Byron R. Wells, Romance Languages
1989-90 — Mark R. Leary, Psychology
1988-89 — Huw M.L. Davies, Chemistry; Gillian R. Overing, English
1987-88 — Willie Pearson, Jr., Sociology; Robert A. Browne, Biology; James S. Hans, English
1986-87 — Paul H.D. Kaplan, Art
1985-86 — W. Jack Rejeski, Health & Sport Science; Deborah L. Best, Psychology