Division of Social Sciences recognizes scholarship, teaching and staff

October 13, 2015

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Executive Vice Chancellor Alison Galloway spoke about the accomplishments of Martin M. Chemers, Emeritus Professor of Psychology. (Photos by Melissa De Witte)
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Golden Apple Distinguished Teaching Award was presented by Professor & Psychology Department Chair Campbell Leaper (left) to Maureen Callanan (right), Professor of Psychology.
Graduate students Leifa Mayers from Psychology and David Munro (left) in Economics received the Milam-McGinty-Kaun Awards for Excellence in Teaching. Their awards were presented by Distinguished Professor Haney and Economics Professor and Department Chair Robert Fairlie (right).
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From left to right: Dean Sheldon Kamieniecki, Campbell Leaper, Martin M. Chemers, and Craig Haney.

On October 7, 2015 the Division of Social Sciences hosted its annual fall breakfast, an event where staff and faculty celebrate achievements from the year before and welcome the year ahead. The fall breakfast is also when the Division honors select faculty and staff for their contributions to the division, campus, and community.

Martin M. Chemers, Emeritus Professor of Psychology and former Dean of Social Sciences and Interim Chancellor, was awarded the Social Sciences Outstanding Emeriti Award. The award was presented by Executive Vice Chancellor Alison Galloway.

Craig Haney, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, was bestowed the Martin M. Chemers Award for Outstanding Research. Emeritus Professor Martin Chemers and Psychology Professor and Department Chair Campbell Leaper presented the award. The annual award honors a faculty member who has earned an outstanding national and international reputation in her or his field.

Maureen Callanan, Professor of Psychology, was given the Golden Apple Award. Professor Leaper presented the award. The Golden Apple Award recognizes outstanding teaching in the division.

Tiffany Winslow, Division Facilities Coordinator, was recognized with the Staff Outstanding Achievement Award. Assistant Dean for Planning and Resources Management David Sonnenberg presented the award.

Graduate students Leifa Mayers from Psychology and David Munro in Economics received the Milam-McGinty-Kaun Awards for Excellence in Teaching. Their awards were presented by Distinguished Professor Haney and Economics Professor and Department Chair Robert Fairlie.

Photos from the morning are also on the Division of Social Sciences' Facebook page. Be sure to like the page to stay up to date on news, events, updates, and highlights from across departments across the Division.

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