Faculty Awards

Mindy Bradley, Professor

Mindy Bradley, Ph.D.

2019
Nolan Award for Contributions to Graduate Education, Fulbright College, University of Arkansas
2008
Master Teacher Award, Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, University of Arkansas
2005
Inducted in University of Arkansas Teaching Academy

 


 

Juan José Bustamante, Associate Professor of Sociology and Latin American and Latino Studies

Juan José Bustamante, Ph.D.

2019
Award of Excellence, Inducted as a Fellow of the Teaching Academy in Recognition of Outstanding Teaching, Teaching Academy, University of Arkansas, Teaching
2018
Justice and Ecology Faculty Award, Fulbright College, OMNI Center for Peace, University of Arkansas
2017
Outstanding Teaching Award for Service Learning, Service Learning Initiative, University of Arkansas
2016
Fellow, Annie E. Casey Foundation, Leaders in Equitable Evaluation and Diversity (LEEAD)
2015
Outstanding Mentor Award, Office of Nationally Competition Awards, University of Arkansas
2015
Scholar, An Initiative of the Research, Evaluation and Learning (REAL) Program, Baltimore, MD

 


 

Grant Drawve, Assistant Professor

Grant Drawve, Ph.D.

2019
Master Researcher Award, Fulbright College, University of Arkansas
2017
Robert C. and Sandra Connor Endowed Faculty Fellowship, University of Arkansas
2017
Kaleidoscope Award, Rutgers Center on Public Security, Rutgers University, School of Criminal Justice

 


 

Kevin Fitzpatrick, University Professor

Kevin Fitzpatrick, Ph.D.

2020
Nolan Award for Contributions to Graduate Education, Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, University of Arkansas
2018
John King Outstanding Service Award, Fulbright Arts and Sciences, University of Arkansas
2017
Community Partner Award, Northwest Arkansas Salvation Army

 


 

Casey Harris, Associate Professor

Casey Harris, Ph.D.

2016
Nolan Faculty Award for Outstanding Graduate Mentorship, Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, University of Arkansas
2015
Robert C. and Sandra Connor Endowed Faculty Fellowship, University of Arkansas
2015
Sociological Spectrum Outstanding Article Award (“A Shot of Morality?  Hispanic Immigration, Religious Contextual Characteristics, and Violence”) – 1st Place
2012
Outstanding Article Award, American Society of Criminology’s

 


 

Brittany Hearne, Assistant Professor

Brittany Hearne, Ph.D.

2019
New Faculty Commendation for Teaching Commitment Award, Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center, University of Arkansas 
Robert C. and Sandra Connor Endowed Faculty Fellowship, University of Arkansas

 


 

Lori Holyfield, Professor

Lori Holyfield, Ph.D.

2019
John King Outstanding Service Award, Fulbright Arts and Sciences, University of Arkansas
2016
John and Lois Imhoff Teaching and Mentoring Excellence Award
2015
Outstanding Service Award, Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
2007
Nolan Faculty Award for Outstanding Graduate Mentorship, Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, University of Arkansas
2007
Teacher of the Year, University of Arkansas – Student Alumni Association
2001
Inducted to Teaching Academy, University of Arkansas
2001
Master Teaching Award, Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, University of Arkansas

 


 

Rodica Lisnic, Lecturer

Rodica Lisnic, Ph.D.

2019
SAGE Publishing Keith Roberts Teaching Innovations Award, American Sociological Association

 


 

Brandon Jackson, Assistant Professor

Brandon Jackson, Ph.D.

2018
Diane D. Blair Center of Southern Politics and Society Summer Research Fellow, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2016
Robert C. and Sandra Connor Endowed Faculty Fellowship, University of Arkansas
20014/2015
Adopt-A-Prof of the Year, University of Arkansas
2014
Faculty and Staff Member of the Month, National Association of College and University Residence Halls Southwest Region Institution
2014
National Residence Hall Honorary Award Faculty and Staff of the Month

 

Shauna Morimoto, Associate Professor, Vice-Chair and Director of Graduate Studies

Shauna Morimoto, Ph.D.

2015/2016
Cambridge Faculty Fellowship, University Visiting Faculty Fellow, Fulbright College
2009
Robert C. and Sandra Connor Endowed Faculty Fellowship, University of Arkansas

 


 

Robert Mortenson

Robert Mortenson

2019
Faculty Commendation for Teaching Commitment Award, Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center, University of Arkansas 

 


 

Rocio Paez

Rocio Paez, Ph.D.

2019
New Faculty Commendation for Teaching Commitment Award, Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center, University of Arkansas

 


 

Lauren Sabon, Clinical Assistant Professor

Lauren Sabon, Ph.D.

2019
Faculty Commendation for Teaching Commitment Award, Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center, University of Arkansas
2017
Dorothy Bracey/Janice Joseph Minority and Women New Scholar Award, Affirmative Action Committee, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
2016
Teaching Award, Sage Junior Faculty Professional Development

 


 

William Schwab, University Professor  Director Education, Research, & Outreach, Pryor Center

William Shwab, Ph.D.

2016
Faculty Distinguished Achievement Award for Service, University of Arkansas Alumni Association
2013
Leader Award, Latino Alumni Society Academic, University of Arkansas 
2013
Arkansas Arts Advocate Award

 


 

Christopher Shields, Clinical Assistant Professor

Christopher Shields, Ph.D.

2019
Faculty Commendation for Teaching Commitment Award, Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center, University of Arkansas 
2018
John and Lois Imhoff Teaching and Mentoring Award, University of Arkansas Teaching Academy
2016
Outstanding Mentor Award, Office of Nationally Competitive Awards, University of Arkansas
2015/2016
Outstanding Faculty Mentor, Arkansas Alumni Association Senior of Significance
2014
Faculty of the Year Honoree, Residents’ Interhall Congress and Associated Student Government
2012
Golden Tusk Award, Division of Student Affairs, University of Arkansas

 


 

Song Yang, Professor

Song Yang, Ph.D.

2004
Robert C. and Sandra Connor Endowed Faculty Fellowship, University of Arkansas

 


 

Anna Zajicek, Interim Associate Dean, Professor of Sociology, Department Chair

Anna Zajicek, Ph.D.

2019
Nomination for the Council of Southern Graduate Schools Outstanding Mentor Award
2018
Nolan Award for Contributions to Graduate Education, Fulbright College, University of Arkansas
2018
Outstanding Mentor Award, University of Arkansas
2008/2009
SECAC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellow, Southeastern Conference Academic Consortium, Fayetteville, AR.