2023 Faculty Awards Convocation Awardees


  • Richard J. Kuhn, the Trent and Judith Anderson Distinguished Professor in Science and Krenicki Family Director of the Purdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease


Charles B. Murphy Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching

  • Laura Bowling, Agronomy
  • Bryan Hubbard, Construction Management Technology
  • Maria Santagata, Civil Engineering
  • Greg Strimel, Technology, Leadership, and Innovation
  • Michael Witt, Libraries and School of Information Studies

Exceptional Early Career Award

  • Swati Srivastava, Political Science
  • Zahra Tehrani, Honors College
  • Jaime Woodyard, Pharmacy Practice

Class of 1922 Outstanding Innovation in Helping Students Learn Award

  • Michael Melloch, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Purdue Fort Wayne Excellence in Course Design and Teaching (credit)

  • Damian Fleming, English and Linguistics, PFW
  • Rachel Ramsey, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, PFW

Purdue Global Excellence in Course Design and Delivery (credit)

  • Cuneyt Altinoz, Business and Information Technology 

Purdue Online Excellence in Course Design and Deliver (non-credit)

  • Julius Keller, Aviation and Transportation Technology
  • Alexus Maschinot, Teaching and Learning Technologies
  • Vincent Hornbach, Teaching and Learning Technologies

Purdue Online Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award

  • Adrie Koehler, Learning Design and Technology

Innovation Online Use of Technology (credit)

  • Kharon Grimmet, Special Education
  • Kadier Kozan, Educational Studies
  • Angie Holtsclaw, Special Education
  • Adrie Koehler, Learning Design and Technology
  • Daniela Vilarinho Rezende Pereira, Educational Studies

Teaching Academy Inductees – 2023 Fellows 

  • Adrie Koehler, Learning Design and Technology
  • Ann Loomis, Nursing
  • Cara Putman, Management
  • Catherine Searle, Biological Sciences
  • Jennifer Simpson, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
  • Rustin Webster, Engineering Technology

Teaching Academy Inductees – Associates

  • Jasmine Begeske, Educational Studies
  • Ravishankar Subramaniam, Physics and Astronomy

Teaching for Tomorrow Award

Senior Fellows

  • Josh Boyd, Brian Lamb School of Communication
  • Heather Howard, Libraries and School of Information Studies
  • Victoria Lowell, Curriculum and Instruction
  • Karen Marais, Aeronautics and Astronautics

Junior Fellows

  • Andres Bejarano, Computer Science
  • Annette Bochenek, Libraries and School of Information Studies
  • Karen Byrd, Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Hua Cai, Industrial Engineering and Environmental and Ecological Engineering
  • Melissa Chomintra, Libraries and School of Information Studies
  • Fabricio d’Almeida, Management
  • Andrey Glubokov, Mathematics
  • Kaitlyn Hood, Mathematics
  • Yiwei Huang, Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
  • Fecri Karanki, Aviation and Transportation Technology
  • Kristin Leaman, Libraries and School of Information Studies
  • Cassandra Ledman, Health and Kinesiology
  • Philip Pare, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Davina Quichocho, Human Development and Family Studies
  • Stephanie Scherer, Curriculum and Instruction
  • Mahesh Sunkula, Mathematics
  • Paul Thomas, Computer and Information Technology
  • Li Wei, Languages and Cultures
  • Melissa Will, Political Science
  • Mark Wilson, Health Sciences 


Herbert Newby McCoy Award 

  • Zhao-Qing Luo, Biological Studies

Arden L. Bement Jr. Award

  • Jay Gore, Mechanical Engineering

Lu Ann Aday Award

  • Marcia Gentry, Educational Studies

Clifford B. Kinley Trust Award 

  • Annabelle Lin Atkin, Human Development and Family Studies
  • Nasreen Lalani, Nursing
  • Carlos Mahaffey, Public Health
  • Rosie Shrout, Human Development and Family Studies
  • Haocen Wang, Nursing

Helen B. Schleman Gold Medallion

  • Christy Wessel Powell, Curriculum and Instruction 

Trailblazer Award 

  • Trish Morita-Mullaney, Curriculum and Instruction
  • Zoe Taylor, Human Development and Family Studies

University Faculty Scholars 2022

  • Bryan Boudouris, Chemical Engineering
  • Michael Sangid, Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Tamara Moore, Engineering Education
  • James Garrison, Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Victor Chen, Computer Graphics Technology
  • Anne Lucietto, Engineering Technology
  • Kathryn Seigfried-Spellar,Computer and Information Technology
  • Ralph Siebert, Economics
  • Silvia Mitchell, History
  • Arielle Borovsky, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
  • Sharon Christ, Human Development and Family Studies
  • Jennifer Freeman, Health Sciences
  • Marxa Figueiredo, Basic Medical Sciences
  • Sandra Taylor, Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Showalter Faculty Scholar

  • Emily Dykhuizen, Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
  • Michael Wendt, Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology


Christian J. Foster Award

  • Libby Parkinson, Chemistry

CICP Faculty Commercialization Award

  • Xiulin Ruan, Mechanical Engineering

Faculty Engagement Scholar Award

  • Wanju Huang, Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dieudonné Baributsa, Entomology

Jefferson Award by Multiplying Good

  • Kate Seigfried Spellar, Computer and Information Technology
  • Karen Hudmon, Pharmacy Practice
  • Susie Crowe, Pharmacy Practice
  • Tong Jin Kim, Design, Art, and Performance

Corps of Engagement

  • Heather Eicher-Miller, Nutrition Sciences
  • Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, Human Development and Family Studies

Faculty Engagement Fellow Awards 

  • Karen Foli, Nursing
  • Paul Ebner, Animal Sciences

Societal Impact Fellows

FALL 2022

  • Saurabh Bagchi, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Amanda Case, Educational Studies
  • Priscilla Ding, Nursing
  • Mahsa Ghasemi, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Brandon Keehn, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
  • Tianyi Zhang, Computer Science

Service-Learning Fellows

Fall 2022

  • Erin Hoying, Nursing
  • Angie Holtsclaw, Educational Studies
  • Cara Putman, Management
  • Sarah Renkert, Anthropology
  • Stephanie Oudghiri, Curriculum Studies

Spring 2023

  • Anne Gritt, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
  • Mark Wilson, Health Sciences
  • Krystal Hans, Entomology
  • Janelle Tipton, Nursing
  • Cara Kinnally, Languages and Cultures
  • Rachel Zhang, Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Rong Zhang, Curriculum Online

Scholarship of Engagement Fellows 

  • James Amell, Public Health
  • Somali Chaterji, Agricultural and Biological Engineering
  • Rebecca Essig, Civil and Mechanical Engineering
  • Ryan Manuel, Construction Management Technology
  • Bethany McGowan, Libraries and School of Information Studies
  • Cody Mullen, Public Health
  • Grace Pigozzi, Education and Counseling, PNW
  • Moji Sarmadi, Medical Education
  • Melissa Will, Political Science
  • Xiang Zhou, Educational Studies


Violet B. Haas Award

  • Dorothy Teegarden, Nutrition Science 

Big Ten Academic Alliance Leadership Program Fellows

  • Fritz Davis, History
  • Petros Drineas, Computer Science
  • Dawn Laux, Computer and Information Technology
  • Nicole Kong, Libraries and School of Information Studies
  • Haiyan Wong, Materials Engineering

Susan Bulkeley Butler Center Leadership in Action Award

  • Amanda Deering, Food Science

Focus Award

  • Jennifer Smith, Educational Studies
  • Jasmine Begeske, Studies

2023 Provost Fellows

  • Jenn Simpson, Clinical/Professional Faculty
  • Chris Lukasik, Fulbright Awards
  • Carrie Berger, Strategic Initiatives
  • Lia Stanciu, Awards

Purdue Insights Forum Fellows

  • Keith Cherkauer, Agriculture and Biological Engineering
  • Jasmine Gonzalvo, Pharmacy Practice
  • Briony Horgan, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
  • Tara Star Johnson, Curriculum and Instruction, English Education
  • Nastasha Johnson, Libraries and School of Information Studies
  • Birgit Kaufmann, Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy
  • Daniel Kelly, Philosophy
  • Scott Lawrance, Health and Kinesiology
  • Luna Lu, Civil Engineering
  • Susan Mendrysa, Basic Medical Sciences
  • Lin Nan, Management
  • Jitest Panchal, Mechanical Engineering
  • David Purpura, Human Development and Family Studies
  • Cheryl Qian, Visual and Performing Arts
  • Adam Watkins, Honors College
  • Josh Widhalm, Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
  • Justin Yang, Computer and Inf

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