CHSE Faculty Receive 2021 University Distinguished Faculty Awards
May 7, 2021
2021 University Distinguished Faculty Awards
LSU is proud of its world-class faculty, and we are pleased to announce the College of Human Sciences & Education's faculty honored as this year’s recipients of university-wide distinguished faculty awards. Congratulations.
This year's honorees are:
- Shinhee Jeong | LSU Alumni Association Rising Faculty Research Award, School of Leadership & Human Resource Development
- Petra A. Robinson | LSU Distinguished Faculty Award, School of Leadership & Human Resource Development
LSU Alumni Association Rising Faculty Research Award
Shinhee Jeong is an Assistant Professor in the School of Leadership & Human Resource Development.
She received her doctoral degree in Human Resource Development from Texas A&M University in 2018. She currently serves as an associate editor for the Journal of Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning. Prior to working at LSU, she was an Assistant Researcher at the Korea Research Institute of Vocational Education and Training and a Training Program Manager at the Korea Employment and Labor Training Institute.
Dr. Jeong's research interests include workplace knowledge sharing and creation, workplace diversity and inclusion, and quantitative research methodologies. She has received various research and recognition awards, most notably, the 2020 Global HRD Research Paper Award at the Korean Academy of HRD in the Americas, the 2019 Association for Talent Development Dissertation Award, the 2019 Sports Management Association of Australia and New Zealand Best Paper Award, the 2018 Emerald Literati Award, and the Cutting-Edge Awards at the AHRD Conference in the Americas both in 2018 and 2019. Dr. Jeong's work has also been funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation and The Korean Department of Lifelong Education.
LSU Distinguished Faculty Award
Petra A. Robinson is an Associate Professor in the School of Leadership & Human Resource Development. She received her doctoral degree in Adult Education & Human Resource Development from Texas A & M University in 2011. She is a Fellow, Office of Academic Affairs and the Learning and Teaching Collaborative and the director of the Office of Faculty Affairs & Professional Development.
She has received several awards for her work such as the Commission of Professors Early Career Award, the LSU Alumni Association Rising Faculty Research Award, the CHSE Advocate for Diversity Award, and the Tiger Athletic Foundation Undergraduate Teaching Award. She currently serves as the Conference Chair for the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education Conference, following a successful 2020 virtual conference she also chaired. She has published on issues related to colorism; non-traditional, critical literacies; equity and social justice in higher and adult education; global lifelong learning; and professional development in the academy. Dr. Robinson has authored multiple peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on these topics and she has published four books, most recently, The adult learner: The definitive classic in adult education and human resource development (9th ed.). Her fifth book, Global Citizenship for Adult Education: Advancing Critical Literacies for Equity and Social Justice, is expected this summer.