2019-2020 Universitywide Faculty Year-End Awards

Rutgers University honors outstanding members of our community selected by their colleagues for exceptional contributions to teaching, research, or public service through a program of eight awards. For each award, the recipient receives a commemorative certificate and an honorarium.

  • Warren I. Susman Award for Excellence in Teaching, $1,000 honorarium (tenured faculty only)
  • Board of Trustees Award for Excellence in Research, $1,000 honorarium (tenured faculty only)
  • Rutgers Faculty Scholar-Teacher Award, $1,000 honorarium (tenured faculty only)
  • Board of Trustees Research Fellowship for Scholarly Excellence, $1,000 honorarium (newly tenured faculty only)
  • Presidential Fellowship for Teaching Excellence, $1,000 honorarium (newly tenured faculty only)
  • Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching, $1,000 honorarium (non-tenure track full-time faculty only)
  • Rutgers College Class of 1962 Presidential Public Service Award, $2,500 honorarium (faculty, staff, and students)
  • Ernest E. McMahon Class of 1930 Award, $1,000 honorarium (faculty, staff, and students)
  • 3 faculty winners of the Warren I Susman Award for Excellence in Teaching
    THE WARREN I. SUSMAN AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING

    Richard Dienst, Associate Professor, Department of English, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, Próspero N. García, Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director and Undergraduate Program Coordinator, Department of World Languages and Cultures, Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden, Rutgers University–Camden, Nicholas A. Rennie, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Director, Department of German, Russian, and East European Languages and Literatures, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick 

  • 6 faculty winners of the Board of Trustees Award for Excellence in Research
    BOARD OF TRUSTEES AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH

    Dafna Lemish, Distinguished Professor and Associate Dean for Programs, Department of Journalism and Media Studies, School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, Maureen A. Morrin, Henry Rutgers Professor of Marketing and Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, School of Business–Camden, Rutgers University–Camden, Michele Pavanello, Associate Professor and Physics Chair, Departments of Chemistry and Physics, School of Arts and Sciences–Newark, Rutgers University–Newark, Yuanxiang Tao, Professor and Vice-Chair of Research, Department of Anesthesiology, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, Rebecca L. Walkowitz, Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of English, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, Jinchuan Xing, Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, Division of Life Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick

  • 5 faculty winners of the Scholar-Teacher Award
    RUTGERS FACULTY SCHOLAR-TEACHER AWARD

    Mary C. Kamienski, Professor and Emergency Care Specialty Director, Division of Advanced Nursing Practice, School of Nursing, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, Jamie Lew, Associate Professor and Co-Director, Global Urban Studies, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, School of Arts and Sciences–Newark, Rutgers University–Newark, Robert M. Schindler, Professor of Marketing, School of Business–Camden, Rutgers University–Camden,  Andrew B. Shankman, Professor, Department of History, Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden, Rutgers University–Camden, and Mara S. Sidney, Associate Professor and Co-Director, Global Urban Studies, Department of Political Science, School of Arts and Sciences–Newark, Rutgers University–Newark 

  • 6 faculty winners of the Board of Trustees Research Fellowship for Scholarly Excellence Award
    BOARD OF TRUSTEES RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP FOR SCHOLARLY EXCELLENCE

    Simon Charlow, Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, David J. Margolis, Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Division of Life Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, Rachel M. Mundy, Assistant Professor, Department of Arts, Culture and Media, School of Arts and Sciences–Newark, Rutgers University–Newark, Amariliz Rivera-Medina, Assistant Professor, Center for Immunity and Inflammation, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, Anand D. Sarwate, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, School of Engineering, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, Audrey A. Truschke, Assistant Professor, Department of History, School of Arts and Sciences–Newark, Rutgers University–Newark  

  • 4 faculty winners of the Presidential Fellowship for Teaching Excellence
    PRESIDENTIAL FELLOWSHIP FOR TEACHING EXCELLENCE

    Kate Cairns, Assistant Professor, Department of Childhood Studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden, Rutgers University–Camden, Kelly E. Dittmar, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden, Rutgers University–Camden, Teresa M. Leyro, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, Jennifer Tamas, Assistant Professor, Department of French, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick

  • 5 faculty winners of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching
    PRESIDENTIAL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING

    Diane Jammula, Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Physics, School of Arts and Sciences–Newark, Rutgers University–Newark, Susan Kaplowitz, Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health, Division of Life Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, Laura E. Liang, Assistant Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Department of Health Behavior, Society, and Policy, School of Public Health, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, Craig D. Phelps, Associate Teaching Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, Jessica Rispoli Joines, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, Division of Life Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick

  • 2 faculty winners of the Rutgers College Class of 1962 Presidential Public Service Award
    RUTGERS COLLEGE CLASS OF 1962 PRESIDENTIAL PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD

    Anna A. Agbotse, Senior Undergraduate Student, School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University–Newark and Christina Strasburger, Department Administrator, Department of History and African American and African Studies, School of Arts and Sciences–Newark, Rutgers University–Newark, 

  • 3 faculty winners of the Ernest E. McMahon Class of 1930 Award
    ERNEST E. MCMAHON-CLASS OF 1930 AWARD

    Carmela Scala, Assistant Teaching Professor and Director of the Language Program, Department of Italian;
    Chris Scherer, Director of the Office of New Program Initiatives and Digital Learning; and
    Sheri La Macchia, Program Coordinator, Department of Italian, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick

  • 3 faculty winners of the Warren I Susman Award for Excellence in Teaching
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  • 6 faculty winners of the Board of Trustees Award for Excellence in Research
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  • 5 faculty winners of the Scholar-Teacher Award
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  • 6 faculty winners of the Board of Trustees Research Fellowship for Scholarly Excellence Award
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  • 4 faculty winners of the Presidential Fellowship for Teaching Excellence
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  • 5 faculty winners of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching
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  • 2 faculty winners of the Rutgers College Class of 1962 Presidential Public Service Award
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  • 3 faculty winners of the Ernest E. McMahon Class of 1930 Award
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