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Faculty awards recognize teaching and mentorship

By Leslie King | Emory Report | May 14, 2015

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Maria Anne Archetto, associate professor of ­­­music, was presented the Emory Williams Teaching Award by Academic Dean Ken Anderson during the Oxford College Commencement.

Faculty and staff were recognized with a variety of honors at the 2015 school diploma ceremonies. Among those honored were the winners of the Emory Williams Award for Distinguished Teaching, the university's most prestigious teaching award. It was established in 1972 by alumnus Emory Williams to honor faculty for fostering participation, inquiry and creative expression in the classroom; providing a model for teaching and scholarship; and mentoring students.

The following awards were conferred:

Candler School of Theology

Emory Williams Teaching Award: Ellen Ott Marshall, associate professor of Christian ethics and conflict transformation

Faculty Person of the Year: Thomas W. Elliott, Jr., assistant professor in the practice of practical theology and director of Contextual Education II

On Eagle's Wings Excellence in Teaching Award: Thomas G. Long, Bandy Professor of Preaching

United Methodist Board of Higher Education and Ministry's Exemplary Teaching Award: Thomas G. Long, Bandy Professor of Preaching

Emory College of Arts and Sciences

Emory Williams Teaching Award: James Morey, professor, Department of English; Doug Mulford, senior lecturer and director of undergraduate studies, Department of Chemistry; and Susan Tamasi, lecturer and director of undergraduate studies, Program in Linguistics

Emory College Award for Academic Advising: Bradley Howard, director of vocal studies, StageWorks, opera and musical theater ensemble lecturer

Goizueta Business School

The Emory Williams Teaching Award: Kristy Towry, professor of accounting
 
Emory Crystal Apple Teaching Award: Steve Walton, associate professor in the practice of information systems & operations management
 
The Marc F. Adler Prize for Excellence in Teaching: Klaas Baks, associate professor in the practice of finance  
 
Donald R. Keough Award for Excellence for faculty: Charlie Goetz, senior lecturer in organization & management and distinguished lecturer, entrepreneurship
 
Donald R. Keough Award for Excellence for staff: Juliana Roth, associate director, Modular Executive MBA Program
 
BBA Distinguished Educator Award:  Clifton Green, associate professor of finance
 
BBA Crystal Apple Award: Allison Burdette, associate professor in the practice of business law
 
MBA Teaching Excellence Award – Classic Faculty:  Ray Hill, senior lecturer in finance
 
MBA Teaching Excellence Award – Junior Faculty: Rodney Lacey, assistant professor in the practice of organization & management
 
Evening MBA Distinguished Core Educator Award: Manish Tripathi, assistant professor in the practice of marketing
 
Evening MBA Distinguished Elective Educator Award: Eve Rosenzweig, associate professor of information systems & operations management, and Kevin Coyne, senior teaching professor in organization & management
 
MEMBA Distinguished Educator Award:  Shehzad Mian, associate professor of finance
 
WEMBA Distinguished Educator Award: Rob Kazanjian, professor of organization & management

Laney Graduate School

Eleanor Main Graduate Faculty Mentor Award: Anita Corbett, professor of biochemistry in the School of Medicine and co-director of the MD/PhD program

Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

Emory Williams Teaching Award: Lisa Muirhead, clinical assistant professor of nursing

Oxford College

Emory Williams Teaching Award: Maria Anne Archetto, associate professor of music

Rollins School of Public Health

Emory Williams Teaching Award: Hannah Cooper, associate professor, Department of Behavioral Science and Health Education

Thomas Sellers Award: Amita K. Manatunga, assistant professor, Department of Biostatistics

Faculty of the Year: Hannah Cooper, associate professor, Department of Behavioral Science and Health Education

Staff of the Year: Edgar Woods, facilities management coordinator

School of Law

Emory Williams Teaching Award: Rafael Pardo, Robert T. Thompson Professor of Law

Most Outstanding Professor: Frank Alexander, Sam Nunn Professor of Law

School of Medicine

Evangeline Papageorge Teaching Award: Wendy Armstrong, professor of medicine, Division of Infectious Disease

2015 Dean’s Distinguished Lecture and Award: Leslee J. Shaw, professor of medicine, Division of Cardiology

Emory Williams Distinguished Teaching Award: Gordon Churchward, professor of microbiology and immunology, assistant dean for medical education and student affairs