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CAS faculty recognized
[04.16.2013]

TAMPA, Fla. — 20 University of South Florida faculty members were honored on Monday, April 15, with a dinner and formal awards ceremony in Lifsey House on the USF campus in acknowledgment of their recent professional recognitions by a number of the world’s top scholarly and research organizations. Nine of the 20 honorees are College of Arts and Sciences faculty.

All of the evening’s honorees “have contributed greatly to their fields of study through their research and teaching, as well as played a leading role in the University of South Florida building its national and international reputation,” said President Judy Genshaft. “Our strength as a university is vested in those committed to the pursuit of excellence, in those who achieve at the highest levels, and in those who inspire others to reach their full potential.”

Introduced by Senior Vice Provost Dwayne Smith, each professor will receive a cherry wood and bronze plaque from Genshaft and Provost Ralph Wilcox indicating their status as an outstanding faculty member. They include:
· Dr. Susan Bell, professor in the Department of Integrative Biology, for her election as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
· Dr. James Garey, professor and chair in the Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology, for his election as a fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science
· Dr. Lorena Madrigal, professor in the Department of Anthropology, for her election as a fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science
· Dr. Earl McCoy, professor in the Department of Integrative Biology, for his election as a fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science
· Dr. George Nolas, professor in the Department of Physics, for his election as a fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science
· Dr. Richard Pollenz, professor in the Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology and director of the Office for Undergraduate Research, for his election as a fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science
· Dr. John Skvoretz, professor in the Department of Sociology, for his election as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
· Dr. Peter Stiling, professor and chair in the Department of Integrative Biology, for his election as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science the American Association for the Advancement of Science
· Dr. Pratyusha Basu, associate professor in the Department of Geography, Environment and Planning, for her designation as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar

-USF-



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