Faculty Awards and Professorships

SUPPORTED PROFESSORSHIPS
PRESIDENT’S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN ACADEMIC ADVISEMENT
PRESIDENT’S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH AND CREATIVITY
DRS. CAROL AND MICHAEL HARTER ENDOWMENT FOR FACULTY MENTORING AWARD
JOSEPH M. O’BRIEN AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PART-TIME TEACHING

SUPPORTED PROFESSORSHIPS

Rights and Responsibilities:

A $6000 grant from the Geneseo Foundation per year for the term of appointment.

The privilege, as part of their normal teaching load, is to design and teach one course of their choosing during one year of the Professorship. This course will be designated as a Lockhart or Roemer course.

The responsibility of delivering one College-wide lecture on a topic of their choice during their term.

Individuals selected for either Professorship must commit to continuous service, uninterrupted by leaves of absence, other than an approved sabbatical, for the duration of the appointment.

 

Criteria:

Rank of at least Associate Professor with continuing appointment; A demonstrated record of superior teaching and involvement of students in the learning process;

A demonstrated record of superior advisement, both formal and informal; A visible and meaningful involvement in campus life; and

An active scholarly life.

Note: Previous award recipients may not be reappointed within a 10-year period.


Current and Past Recipients of Supported Professorships:

1994-97 Gary Towsley, Mathematics

1995-98 Robert O’Donnell, Biology

1995-98 Stephen Padalino, English

1997-00 Celia Easton, English

1997-00 David Geiger, Chemistry

1998-01 Robert Beason, Biology

1998-01 F. Kurt Cylke, Sociology

1999-02 Isidro Bosch, Biology

1999-02 Laura Doan, English

2000-03 D. Jeffrey Over, Geological Sciences

2000-03 Daniel Strang, Business/Economics

2001-04 Kurt Fletcher, Physics

2001-04 Harold Hoops, Biology

2002-05 Christopher Leary, Mathematics

2002-05 Donald Marozas, Education

2002-05 Eugene Stelzig, English

2004-07 Kenneth Asher, English

2004-07 Wendy Pogozelski, Chemistry

2005-08 Emilye Crosby, History

2005-08 Michael Oberg, History

2007-10 Ganie DeHart, Psychology

2007-10 Beth McCoy, English

2008-11 Anthony Gu, Business

2008-11 Gregg Hartvigsen, Biology

2010-13 Mary Mohan, Communication

2010-13 Jennifer Katz, Psychology

2010-13 Rose-Marie Chierici, Anthropology

2013-16 Dennis Showers, School of Education

2013-16 Monica Schneider, Psychology

2014-17 Maria Lima, English

 

PRESIDENT’S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN ACADEMIC ADVISEMENT

Eligibility:

Three years of continuous service as a full-time member of Geneseo’s teaching faculty

Three years of service as a faculty advisor at the College

An advisement load equal to, or greater than, the mean for their department

Previous recipients are not eligible within five years of receiving the award

Criteria: (Evidence that the nominee performs in the three essential areas of advising)

Communicating knowledge of College and program requirements

Communicating knowledge of campus resources

Developing mentoring relationships with advisees

 

Past Recipients of President’s Award for Excellence in Academic Advisement:

1988 Thomas J. Conlon, Education

1989 Archibald Reid, Biology

1989 Lynn Zimmer, Sociology

1990 Robert Goeckel, Political Science

1990 Jerry Reber, Physics

1991 Ellen Kintz, Anthropology

1992 Sharon Bossung, Business

1993 Stacey Edgar, Philosophy

1994 Gary DeBolt, Education

1995 Donald Trasher, Mathematics

1996 Jane Hogan, Education
1997 Melvyn Yessenow, Psychology

1998 Jack Johnston, Performing Arts

1998 Daniel Strang, Business

1999 George Briggs, Biology

2000 Linda House, Communicative Disorders and Sciences

2001 Gerard Gouvernet, Foreign Languages

2002 Margaret Stolee, History

2003 Celia Easton, English

2004 Susan Salmon, Education

2005 Savitri Iyer, Physics

2006 Amy Sheldon, Geological Sciences

2007 Monica Schneider, Psychology

2008 Robert O'Donnell, Biology

2009 Victoria Farmer, Political Science & International Relations

2010 David Levy, Philosophy

2011 Andrew Herman, Communication

2012 Paul Pacheco, Anthropology

2013 Katie Rommel-Esham, School of Education

2014 Beverly Evans, Languages & Literatures

 

PRESIDENT’S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH AND CREATIVITY

Eligibility:

Minimum of 6 years of full-time service at Geneseo

Criteria: (evidence must demonstrate)

Consistent and ongoing record of research for the past six years

Relevance or importance of the work within the discipline

Impact of the work on the candidate’s teaching and work with students

 

Past Recipients of President’s Award for Excellence in Research and Creativity

2002 William Cook, History

2003 Nader Asgary, Business

2004 Richard Young, Geological Sciences

2005 Mark Mitschow, Business

2006 Wendy Pogozelski, Chemistry

2007 Emilye Crosby, History

2008 Randy Barbara Kaplan, School of the Arts

2009 Isidro Bosch, Biology

2011 Kevin Militello, Biology

2012 Michael Oberg, History

2013 Aaron Steinhauer, Physics

2014 Jennifer Katz, Psychology

 

DRS. CAROL AND MICHAEL HARTER ENDOWMENT FOR FACULTY MENTORING AWARD

Criteria (evidence must demonstrate)

Commitment to teaching that goes beyond the classroom to the student’s intellectual and/or creative development

Substantial work with students by encouraging research, facilitating scholarly work, and/or creative activities

 

Past Recipients of Drs. Carol and Michael Harter Endowment for Faculty Mentoring Award:
1997 Stacey Edgar, Philosophy

1998 William Edgar, Philosophy

1999 Ganie DeHart, Psychology

2000 Stephen Padalino, Physics

2001 Mary Mohan, Communication

2002 Chi Ming Tang, Mathematics

2003 Thomas MacPherson, Art

2004 Emilye Crosby, History

2005 Jennifer Katz, Psychology

2006 Isidro Bosch, Biology

2007 J. Christopher Pruszynski, Communication

2008 Rosemary McEwen, Foreign Languages and Literatures

2009 Rose-Marie Chierici, Anthropology

2010 Kurt Fletcher, Physics

2011 Thomas Greenfield, English

2012 Edward Pogozelski, Physics

2013 Atsushi Tajima, Communication

2014 Irene Belyakov, English

JOSEPH M. O’BRIEN AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PART-TIME TEACHING

Eligibility:

Six recent semesters of teaching at the College

Must be teaching during the semester being considered

Criteria: (adapted from the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching)

Superb teaching performance over time

Setting high academic standards for students and helping them attain academic excellence

Commitment to students, including accessibility outside of class

 

Past Recipients of the Joseph M. O’Brien Award for Excellence in Part-Time Teaching

1997 Amelia Braun, Education

1998 Weston Kennison, English

1999 Luvon Sheppard, Art

2000 Pamela Kurau, Performing Arts

2001 Jonathan Kruger, Performing Arts

2002 Virginia Jurkowski, Business and Communication

2004 Barbara Stewart, Mathematics

2005 Jeremy Grace, Political Science and International Relations

2006 Jacalyn Eddy, English 2007 Kimberly McGann, Sociology

2007 Kimberly McGann, Sociology

2008 Wendy Metz, Communicative Disorders and Sciences

2009 Mary Gillin, English

2010 Timothy Tomczak, Psychology

2011 Maria del Rocio Vallejo-Alegre, Languages & Literatures

2012 Elizabeth Falk, School of Education

2013 Todd Goehle, History

2014 Glenn McClure, English

 

Distinguished Faculty

A list of Geneseo's distinguished faculty

Faculty Selected for Excellence in Teaching

Faculty selected for the Chancellor's award for excellence in teaching