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Deans’ Award for Research and Creativity

The Deans’ Award for Research and Creativity honors full-time, tenure-track faculty who have produced the highest quality research or creative activity over the last several years. It is one of the highest honors bestowed to faculty at the university level. Annually in the spring, each school and college submits one nominee, with AddRan College of Liberal Arts submitting two, one from Humanities and one from Social Sciences. From among the hundreds of full-time, tenure-track faculty at TCU, it is a notable honor to be nominated. Nominees are reviewed and honorees are selected by consensus of all academic deans and announced each spring.

Contact your Dean’s Office to submit nominations.

Deans’ Award for Research and Creativity Guidelines

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Dean’s Award for Research and Creativity 2022

 

Aesha John, Ph.D.Aeshia John
Associate Professor of Social Work
Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences

 

“TCU’s teacher-scholar model is central to my research. It not only enhances the quality of my scholarship, but also creates impact by shaping the next generation of social work scholars. This honor is a reminder to continue to engage students in the process of discovery and to get them excited about research.”

 

 

 

Endia J. Lindo, Ph.D.Endia Lindo
Associate Professor of Education, Core Faculty in Alice Neeley Special Educational Research and Service Institute
College of Education

 

“Receiving this honor for research that endeavors to enhance outcomes and increase the sense of belonging for students who are often marginalized due to difference or dis/ability will hopefully serve to reinforce to our students the value of continually striving to appropriately engage and support all learners and raise their awareness of strategies to do so.”

 

Adam W. McKinneyAdam McKinney
Assistant Professor of Dance
College of Fine Arts

 

“Being honored for my research as a creative activity communicates the importance of the arts in reconciling histories of oppression. This honor exemplifies TCU’s interest in and commitment to placing student learning at the center of this work.”

 

 

 

2022 Nominees for Deans’ Award for Research and Creativity
Audra Boone, Neeley School of Business
Sage Elwell, AddRan College of Liberal Arts
Tricia Jenkins, Bob Schieffer College of Communication
Michael Strausz, AddRan College of Liberal Arts

 

Deans’ Award for Research and Creativity 2021

Gregg Cantrell, AddRan College of Liberal Arts
Sarah Quebec-Fuentes, College of Education
Sarah Hill, College of Science & Engineering

Nominees
Joshua Bentley, Bob Schieffer College of Communication
Shana Clor-Proell, Neeley School of Business
Lori Diel, College of Fine Arts
Joseph Darda, AddRan College of Liberal Arts
Meena Shah, Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences

 

Deans’ Award for Research and Creativity 2020

Greg Friedman, College of Science & Engineering
Abbie Shipp, Neeley School of Business
Williams Gibbons, College of Fine Arts

Nominees
Julie O’Neil, Schieffer College of Communication
Sarah Quebec Fuentes, College of Education
James Petrovich, Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Hanan Hammad, AddRan College of Liberal Arts-Social Sciences
David Moessner, AddRan College of Liberal Arts-Humanities

 

Deans’ Award for Research and Creativity 2019

Ryan A. Krause, Neeley School of Business
Melita Garza, Schieffer College of Communication
Kayla N. Green, College of Science & Engineering

Nominees
Michael Faggella-Luby, College of Education
Penny Ayn Maas, College of Fine Arts
Emily Lund, Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Alex R. Lemon, AddRan College of Liberal Arts-Humanities
Vanessa Bouché, AddRan College of Liberal Arts- Social Sciences

 

Deans’ Award for Research and Creativity 2018

Catherine Coleman, Schieffer College of Communication
Nina Martin, College of Fine Arts
Max Krochmal, AddRan College of Liberal Arts- Social Sciences

Nominees
David S. Preston, Neeley School of Business
Robin Griffith, College of Education
Danielle M. Brimo, Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Blake Hestir, AddRan College of Liberal Arts-Humanities
John M. Holbrook, College of Science & Engineering

 

Deans’ Award for Research and Creativity 2017

Moved to Spring

 

Deans’ Award for Research and Creativity 2016

Richard L. Priem, Neeley School of Business
Jo Nell Wells, Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Zygmunt Gryczynski, College of Science & Engineering

Nominees
Daxton Stewart, Schieffer College of Communication
JoBeth Jimerson, College of Education
Michael Skinner, College of Fine Arts
Joddy R. Murray, AddRan College of Liberal Arts- Social Sciences
David P. Sandell, AddRan College of Liberal Arts-Humanities

 

Deans’ Award for Research and Creativity 2015

Morgan Swink, Neeley School of Business
John T. Harvey, AddRan College of Liberal Arts- Social Sciences
Darren Middleton, AddRan College of Liberal Arts-Humanities

Nominees
Kylo-Patrick Hart, Schieffer College of Communication
Michelle Bauml, College of Education
Brian Clinnin, College of Fine Arts
Jennifer Watson, Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Amanda Hale, College of Science & Engineering

  

Deans’ Award for Research and Creativity 2014

Garry D. Bruton, Neeley School of Business
Christopher Watts, Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Mary Volcansek, AddRan College of Liberal Arts- Social Sciences

Nominees
Sarah Quebec Fuentes, College of Education
Till MacIvor Meyn, College of Fine Arts
Alex Lemon, AddRan College of Liberal Arts-Humanities
Benjamin Janesko, College of Science & Engineering

 

Deans’ Award for Research and Creativity 2013

Paul Schrodt, Schieffer College of Communication
Jan Lacina, College of Education
Meena Shah, Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences

Nominees
Robert Leone, Neeley School of Business
Michael Heil, College of Fine Arts
Rebecca Sharpless, AddRan College of Liberal Arts – Social Sciences
Daniel Gil, AddRan College of Liberal Arts -Humanities
Onofrio Annunziata, College of Science & Engineering

 

Deans’ Award for Research and Creativity 2012

Mark B. Houston, Neeley School of Business
Harriet Cohen, Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Susan Ramirez, AddRan College of Liberal Arts – Social Sciences

Nominees
Jan Lacina, College of Education
Gerald Gabel, College of Fine Arts
Charlotte Hogg, AddRan College of Liberal Arts -Humanities
Charles Lord, College of Science & Engineering

 

Deans’ Award for Research and Creativity 2011

Alan Shorter, College Fine Arts
Manochehr Dorraj, AddRan College of Liberal Arts-Social Sciences
Sergei V. Dzyuba, College of Science and Engineering

Nominees
Eric Yorkston, Neeley School of Business
Daxton R. Stewart, Schieffer College of Communication
Jennifer Watson, Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Theresa Strouth Gaul, AddRan College of Liberal Arts-Humanities

 

Deans’ Award for Research and Creativity 2010

Chris Sawyer, Schieffer College of Communication
Steve Woodworth, AddRan College of Liberal Arts – Social Sciences
Jean-Luc Montchamp, College of Science and Engineering

Nominees
Mauricio Rodriguez, Neeley School of Business
Jan Lacina, College of Education
Joseph Butler, College Fine Arts
Suzy Lockwood, Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Darren J. N. Middleton, AddRan College of Liberal Arts – Humanities

 

For a complete list of Dean’s Award for Research and Creativity nominees and honorees from 1986 to present, contact the Provost’s Office.