2019 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards

THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS

We are pleased to inform you that the UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards Committee selected the following faculty members as recipients of the 2019 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards:

TEACHING EXCELLENCE: EARLY CAREER

MICHAEL FINIGUERRA, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN-RESIDENCE

ECOLOGY & EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY

LAURA MAULDIN, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT & FAMILY STUDIES/WOMEN’S GENDER

& SEXUALITY STUDIES

TEACHING EXCELLENCECAREER  

JOHN AYERS, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENGINEERING

PETER KAMINSKY, PROFESSOR

MUSIC

TEACHING INNOVATION:

CYNTHIA JONES, PROFESSOR

ECOLOGY & EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY

LINDA PESCATELLO, DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR

KINESIOLOGY

EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH &  CREATIVITY: EARLY CAREER  

ASHLEY HELTON, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

NATURAL RESOURCES & THE ENVIRONMENT

YAOWU YUAN, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

ECOLOGY & EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY

EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH & CREATIVITY: CAREER

LETITIA NAIGLES, PROFESSOR

PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES

SERVICE EXCELLENCE:

JOSE CRUZ, DIRECTOR & ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

OPERATIONS & INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

 

This year, as in the past, the UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards Committee was faced with a set of choices which were excellent in so many ways. The award recipients are extended sincere congratulations and deep appreciation from their colleagues and students for such outstanding work.

A formal presentation is planned on Monday, April 15, 2019, at the State Capitol building in Room #310, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Any and all who wish to attend are welcome. Please RSVP to BarbaraK@UConnAAUP.org or the UConn-AAUP office 860-487-0450.

The recognition of faculty teaching, research, and service excellence through UConn-AAUP awards began in 1997. The intention of the awards is to showcase academic excellence at UConn.

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