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Daniel Gorenstein Award Recipients

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The Daniel Gorenstein Memorial Award, named to honor the memory of the noted mathematician and Rutgers University Professor Daniel Gorenstein, will be awarded to a Rutgers full-time faculty member who best exemplifies Professor Gorenstein's imaginative research and his dedicated and exceptional service to the University. The recipient of the award will receive an honorarium and commemorative certificate, and present a lecture during the award ceremony in the fall semester.

Dr. M. Maral Mouradian, Distinguished Professor of Neurology, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS)
Lecture: The Pursuit of Better Treatments for Parkinson’s Disease

Mark Gregory Robson, Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Plant Biology, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Lecture: Rutgers–A Public University in the Land Grant Tradition that Provides Opportunities: How We Can Teach Our Students to Address Critical Global Issues.

Martin Yarmush, Distinguished Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Engineering
Lecture: withheld due to COVID-19.

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  • 2019
    Michael Greenberg, Distinguished Professor, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
    Lecture: Risk-Informing Environmental Health Policy: Five Decades of Opportunities with Mixed Success.

    Jay Feinman, Distinguished Professor of Law, Rutgers Law School
    Lecture: Why Insurance Works, and Why It Doesn’t.

    Andrew Norris, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, School of Engineering
    Lecture: Pushing the Physical Limits of Sound Waves in Theory and in Practice: Acoustic Cloaking and Other Strange Phenomena.

    Jolie Cizewski, Professor of Physics, School of Arts and Sciences
    Lecture: Explosions in the Cosmos and Synthesis of the Atomic Elements.

    James Turner Johnson, Professor of Religion, School of Arts and Sciences
    Lecture: The Role of the Study of Religion in a Secular University and a Secular Society.

    Cheryl A. Wall, Board of Governors Professor of English, Zora Neale Hurston Professor of English, School of Arts and Sciences
    Lecture: Ralph Ellison and "The Mystery of American Identity."

    Allan Horwitz, Board of Governors Professor of Sociology, School of Arts and Sciences Lecture: Creating Normality and Abnormality: Psychiatry and the Construction of Mental Illness.

    Joachim Kohn, Board of Governors Professor of Chemistry, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, School of Arts and Sciences and Director, New Jersey Center for Biomaterials
    Lecure: From Chemistry to Regenerative Medicine: Restoring Function, Preserving the Quality of Life.

    Daniel Hart, Professor of Psychology and Childhood Studies, Camden Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Director, Center for Children and Childhood Studies
    Lecture: What Do Kids Have to Do with It? How Populations with Lots of Children Affect Youth Development in Camden, the Country, and Around the World.

    Yogesh Jaluria, Board of Governors Professor, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, School of Engineering
    Lecture: Buoyancy Driven Flows in Nature and Technology.

  • 2009
    Barbara Lee, Professor of Human Resource Management
    Lecture: Academic Freedom Reconsidered.

    Ziva Galili, Professor of History, School of Arts and Sciences
    Lecture: Travels in the Past: From Moscow to Kibbutz Afikim and Back.

    Richard Falk, Professor of Mathematics, School of Arts and Sciences
    Lecture: Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Approximation.

    Sandra L. Harris, Professor of Clinical Psychology, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Professor of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences–New Brunswick, and Executive Director, Douglass Development Disabilities Center
    Lecture: Evidence-Based Treatment for Autism: What We Know and What We Hope to Learn.

    Allen H. Conney, Professor of Chemical Biology, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, and Director of the Susan L. Cullman Laboratory for Cancer Research
    Lecture: It’s Better to Prevent Cancer than to Treat It: Some Studies on Prevention.

    Glenn Shafer, Professor of Accounting and Information Systems, School of Business Newark and New Brunswick
    Lecture: The Empirical Meaning of Probability, from Jakob Bernoulli to the Efficient Market Hypothesis.

    David Mechanic, Director of the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research
    Lecture: Barriers to Health Care Reform.

    Joanna Burger, Professor of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Faculty of Arts and Sciences-New Brunswick
    Lecture: From Ecology to Public Policy: A Naturalist Along the Jersey Shore.

    Noémie Koller, Professor of Physics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences-New Brunswick
    Lecture: The Dance of Nuclear Spins.

    Brent D. Ruben, Professor of Communication, School of Communication, Information, and Library Studies, and Executive Director, Quality Communication Improvement Program, Center for Organizational Development and Leadership
    Lecture: The Ivory Tower- 2000: Images, Ironies, Opportunities.

  • 1999
    Lloyd C. Gardner, Charles and Mary Beard Professor of History, Faculty of Arts and Sciences–New Brunswick
    Lecture: Do We Learn from History and Should We?

    Robert L. Wilson, Mathematics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences–New Brunswick
    Lecture: That's All??-The Gorenstein Program and Other Classification Results.

    G. Terence Wilson, Oscar Krisen Buros Professor of Psychology, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology
    Lecture: Weight and Eating Disorders: Too Fat Trying to be Too Thin.

    Hans Fisher, Professor of Nutrition, Cook College
    Lecture: The Development of a Novel Treatment Strategy for Alcoholism: the Synergism Between Undergraduate Education and Research.

    George L. Levine, Kenneth Burke Professor of English, Faculty of Arts and Sciences–New Brunswick
    Lecture: Darwin and Pain: How Science Made Reading Shakespeare Nauseating.

    Gerald N. Grob, Henry E. Sigerist Professor of the History of Medicine, Institute of Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, Faculty of Arts and Sciences–New Brunswick
    Lecture: The Mentally Ill in America: Retrospect and Prospect.