2016 Distinguished Research and Creative Achievement Award
Nominate Faculty for the Distinguished Research and Creative Achievement Award
March 1 Deadline
The Distinguished Research and Creative Achievement Award is designed to recognize a faculty member on the Oxford campus who has achieved national and/or international recognition in his or her field. Nominees should have distinguished careers and currently be engaged in scholarly and/or creative activity and should also demonstrate evidence of encouraging the scholarly and/or creative works of others. In addition, nominees should have participated in leadership roles in scientific and professional societies. Award recipients will receive a monetary prize and a personal plaque.
To nominate a faculty member, send a letter to arrive by March 1 to the Chancellor’s Office, University, MS 38677. The letter should describe the nominee’s accomplishments and explain the significance and creativity of the nominee’s work to his or her field. A current copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae should be included. Nominations should be accompanied by at least two letters of support from external collaborators, as well as from two past students of the nominee. Additional supporting letters are encouraged. Nominations may also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Nominees must be an associate or full professor (including research associate professors or research professors who are not tenure-track faculty) and must have been continuously employed full-time by the University for a minimum of 5 years.
Past Award Winners:
2008 – Dr. Sam Wang
2009 – Dr. Larry Walker
2010 – Dr. Charles Reagan Wilson
2011 – Dr. Dale Flesher
2012 – Dr. Atef Elsherbeni
2013 – Dr. Mahmoud ElSohly
2014 – Dr. Robert Van Ness
2015 – Dr. Charles Hussey