Eighty-two faculty members honored at the LSU Distinguished Faculty Awards Presentation 2018

Louisiana State University recognized faculty excellence at the annual Distinguished Faculty Awards Presentation hosted at the Lod Cook Alumni Center on May 2. The award ceremony celebrated the significant faculty accomplishments of discovery, teaching, engagement, and creativity which are nested within the vision and goals of the LSU strategic plan, Leading Louisiana. Impacting the World. Faculty members were selected through a highly-competitive process and continue to set a standard for excellence at our university. Below is the list of the 2017-18 Distinguished Faculty Awards Recipients.

LSU ALUMNI PROFESSORSHIP

Cecil “Pete” Taylor Alumni Professorship

Margaret-Mary Sulentic Dowell, Professor, School of Education, College of Human Sciences & Education

Gerald Cire and Lena Grand Williams Alumni Professorship

Barbara Dutrow, Professor, Department of Geology & Geophysics, College of Science.

Ouachita Parish Chapter Alumni Professorship

Anne Grove, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Science

LSU DISTINGUISHED FACULTY AWARD

Jennifer R. Curry, Professor, School of Education, College of Human Sciences & Education

Solimar Otero, Associate Professor, Department of English, College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Bhaba Sarker, Professor, Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering

Tracy Stephenson Shaffer, Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies, College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Fahui Wang, Professor, Department Geography & Anthropology, College of Humanities & Social Sciences

LSU ALUMNI ASSOCIATION FACULTY EXCELLENCE AWARD

Paolo Chirumbolo, Associate Professor, Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures, College of Humanities & Social Sciences.  

John Fletcher, Associate Professor, School of Theatre, College of Music & Dramatic Arts

Robert Hynes, Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy, College of Science.

Karl Mahlburg, Professor, Department Mathematics, College Science

LSU ALUMNI ASSOCIATION RISING FACULTY RESEARCH AWARD

Ivan Agullo, Department of Physics & Astronomy, College of Science

Feng Chen, School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, College of Engineering

Brian Irving, School of Kinesiology, College of Human Sciences & Education

Morgan Kelly, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Science

Kenneth Lopata, Department of Chemistry, College of Science

Kevin McPeak, Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering

Michelle Meyer, Department of Sociology, College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Michael Polito, Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences, College of the Coast & Environment.

Daniel Shanahan, School of Music, College of Music & Dramatic Arts.

Angela Webb, School of Education, College of Human Sciences & Education

TIGER ATHLETIC FOUNDATION PRESIDENT’S AWARD

Jennifer Baumgartner, Associate Professor, School of Education, College of Human Sciences & Education

Jennifer Davis, Associate Professor, Department of English, College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Yongick Jeong, Associate Professor, Manship School of Mass Communication

Kyla Kazuschyk, Assistant Professor, School of Theatre, College of Music & Dramatic Arts

TIGER ATHLETIC FOUNDATION OUTSTANDING INSTRUCTOR AWARD

Linda Allen, Senior Instructor, Department of Chemistry, College of Science.

Hollie Hale-Donze, Instructor, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Science

TIGER ATHLETIC FOUNDATION LSU DISCOVER UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH MENTOR AWARD

Patrick DiMario, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Science

LSU FOUNDATION DISTINGUISHED FACULTY TEACHING AWARD

Cecil Eubanks, Class of 1942 Alumni Professor, Department of Political Science, College of Humanities & Social Sciences

LSU STUDENT GOVERNMENT OUTSTANDING FACULTY AWARD

Chris Barrett, Assistant Professor, Department of English, College of Humanities & Social Sciences

H.M. “HUB” COTTON AWARD FOR FACULTY EXCELLENCE

Professor and Chancellor Emeritus John Costonis of the Paul M. Hebert Law Center

BRIJ MOHAN DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR AWARD

Kasey Windels, Associate Professor, Manship School of Mass Communication

OUTSTANDING SERVICE-LEARNING FACULTY AWARD

George Stanley, Cyril and Tutta Vetter Louisiana Fund Alumni Professor, Department of Chemistry, College of Science

COMMUNICATION ACROSS THE CURRICULUM OUTSTANDING FACULTY AWARD

Harold Toups, Instructor, Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering

GEORGE H. DEER DISTINGUISHED TEACHING AWARD

Julia Ledet, Senior Instructor, Department of Mathematics, College of Science

LSU ALUMNI ASSOCIATION TEACHING ASSISTANT AWARD

Sonu Shrestha Baral, doctoral candidate in biochemistry in the College Science

Matthew Barnes, doctoral candidate and mathematics in the College of Science

TIGER ATHLETIC FOUNDATION UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING AWARDS

College of Agriculture

Matthew Fannin

Chuanlan Liu

College of Art and Design

Robert Holton

Derick Ostrenko

E.J. Ourso College of Business

Brian Andrews

Areendam Chanda

Aaron Gleiberman

College of the Coast and Environment

Giulio Mariotti

Vincent Wilson

Michael R. Mangham Memorial Teaching Awards in the College of Engineering

Yongcheol Lee

Liz Martin

William Moe

Ayman Okeil

Qingyang Wang

Roger Hadfield Ogden Honors College

Gibril Cole

Joshua Darr

Belinda Davis

Joshua Wheeler

Clinton Willson

College of Human Sciences and Education

Ed Benoit

Erin Harmeyer

Tyree Mitchell

Tom Ricks

Kip Webster

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Michael Barton

Juliet Brophy

Maribel Dietz

Todd Gibson

Brendan Karch

Yann Kerevel

Jeffrey Leichman

Kenny Smith

Manship School of Mass Communication

Nathan Kalmoe

Tad Odell

College of Music and Dramatic Arts

Shannon O’Neil

Matt Vangjel

College of Science

Leaf Boswell

Louis Haber

Kandace Hurst

Robert Hynes

Daniel Kuroda

Karl Mahlburg

University College

Ali Mullin

Aaron Sheehan-Dean