The Ohio State University at Newark


Faculty Awards

2017-18 Professional Standards Award Recipients

2018 Faculty Service Award

The purpose of the Ohio State Newark Faculty Service Award is to recognize outstanding contributions in the area of service by members of the Ohio State Newark faculty. Two awards are given annually, one for tenured faculty and one for tenure-track faculty. Nominations are solicited from tenured and non-tenured faculty and administration. All full-time Ohio State Newark teaching faculty members are eligible, excepting those who have received the award in the previous three consecutive years. Such service may include:

  • Service with university-wide, department, college, or campus committees or activities.
  • Service in scholarly and professional organizations.
  • Service in consulting.
  • Involvement in local, state, national, or international organizations, committees, and agencies.Iinvolvement with student groups.
  • Service to professional publications as editor, associate editor, or reviewer.
  • Service to the community.

Tenure-track:
The 2018 Faculty Service Award in the category Tenure-track is awarded to Jim Wirth, Ph.D., Psychology.

Tenured:
The 2018 Faculty Service Award in the category Tenured is awarded to Angela Bryant, Ph.D., Sociology.

Submitted on behalf of the Faculty Service Award Subcommittee: Karen Goodell, John Harper, Nath Rao, Asuman Turkmen

2018 Scholarly Accomplishment Award

The Ohio State Newark Scholarly Accomplishment Award recognizes two leading scholars from among the Ohio State Newark regular faculty, one tenured and one tenure-track. The Dean/Director’s office provides the subcommittee chair with a list of names of the faculty who are eligible for the award by virtue of the fact that they have been identified by the department chair as “exceeding expectations” (above a score of 2) in scholarship for the previous three consecutive years. Faculty members who have won the award during the previous five consecutive years are not eligible. The subcommittee chair will contact the eligible faculty in each category (tenured and tenure-track) and invite them to compete for the respective awards.

Tenure-track:
The 2018 Scholarly Accomplishment Award in the category of Tenure-track is awarded to Niles Johnson, Ph.D., Mathematics.

Tenured:
The 2018 Scholarly Accomplishment Award in the category Tenured is awarded to Lucy Murphy, Ph.D., History.

Submitted on behalf of the Scholarly Accomplishment Subcommittee(s): Tenure-track: Melissa Buelow, Karen Goodell, Tiyi Morris, Brad Okdie
Tenured: Karen Goodell, John Harper, Tiyi Morris, Jack Richardson

2018 Teaching Excellence Award

The Teaching Excellence Award is presented annually to each of the following: (i) one full-time lecturer/visiting assistant professor, (ii) one tenure-track faculty member, and (iii) one tenured faculty member “to recognize individuals doing excellent teaching and to stimulate excellence in teaching.” Recipients are selected by a committee of previous winners, faculty appointed to the Professional Standards Committee, and if possible, students appointed by the Student Senate Committee. Ohio State Newark students, faculty, administrators and alumni may make nominations.

Tenure-track:
The Teaching Excellence Subcommittee to the Professional Standards committee awards John Harper, Ph.D., Math, with the 2018 Excellence in Teaching Award for Tenure-track faculty.

Tenured:
The Teaching Excellence Subcommittee to the Professional Standards committee awards Tiyi Morris, Ph.D., African American and African Studies, with the 2018 Excellence in Teaching Award for Tenured faculty.

Lecturer:
The Teaching Excellence Subcommittee to the Professional Standards committee awards Ozgur Turkmen, Math, with the 2018 Excellence in Teaching Award for Lecturer.

Submitted on behalf of the Teaching Excellence Award Subcommittee(s): Tenure-track: Nath Rao, Jack Richardson, John Hunter, Mike Stamatikos, Shawna Weyrauch, Jose Cabral
Tenured and lecturer: Feride Tiglay, Jack Richardson, John Hunter, Mike Stamatikos, Shawna Weyrauch, Jose Cabral

2018 Robert A. Barnes Award for Exemplary Teaching

The Robert A. Barnes Award for Exemplary Teaching is awarded to an Ohio State Newark tenured faculty member who has established a record of excellent teaching at the Newark campus for at least ten years. Candidates for the award are nominated annually by an anonymous ballot distributed to all full-time Ohio State Newark faculty. They may nominate one colleague from a list of full-time tenured faculty who are eligible for the award and have not received it within the past three consecutive years.

The Robert A. Barnes Award for Exemplary Teaching 2018 has been awarded to Daniel Keller, Ph.D., English.

Submitted on behalf of the subcommittee: Melissa Buelow

2018 Faculty Award for Mentoring of Undergraduate Research

Tenure-track:
The 2018 Faculty Award for Mentoring of Undergraduate Research in the category of Tenure-track is awarded to Jim Wirth, Ph.D., Psychology.

Tenured:
The 2018 Faculty Award for Mentoring of Undergraduate Research in the category of Tenured is awarded to Melissa Buelow, Ph.D., Psychology.

Submitted on behalf of the Student Matters Committee: Brad Okdie, Jim Wirth (recused for New Mentor Award), Jack Richardson, Lucy Murphy, and Terri Hessler


2016-17 Professional Standards Award Winners

2017 Faculty Service Award

Tenure-Track: This year the Faculty Service Award in the category Tenure-Track is awarded to Dr. Michael Stamatikos, Physics.

Tenured: This year the Faculty Service Award in the category Tenured is awarded to Dr. Asuman Turkmen, Statistics.

2017 Scholarly Accomplishment Award


Tenure-Track: The committee has chosen Dr. Brad Okdie, Psychology, to be the recipient of the 2017 Scholarly Accomplishment Award, Tenure-Track category.

Tenured: The committee has chosen Dr. Tiyi Morris, AFAMAST, to be the recipient of the 2017 Scholarly Accomplishment Award, Tenured category.

2017 Teaching Excellence Award

Tenured: The subcommittee to the Professional Standards committee awards Dr. Dioni Viscarri, Spanish, with the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award for Tenured faculty.

Tenure-Track: The subcommittee to the Professional Standards committee awards Dr. Michael Stamatikos, Physics, with the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award for Tenure-Track faculty.

Instructor/Visiting Assistant: The subcommittee to the Professional Standards committee awards Dr. Natasha Woods, Biology, with the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award for Instructor/Visiting Assistant faculty.

2017 Robert A. Barnes Award for Exemplary Teaching

The Robert A. Barnes Award for Exemplary Teaching 2017 has been awarded to Dr. Stephanie Brown, English

2017 Faculty Award for Mentoring of Undergraduate Research

This year the Research Mentor award in the category of Mentoring of Undergraduate Research is awarded to Dr. Karen Goodell, EEOB.


2015-16 Professional Standards Award Winners


2016 Faculty Service Award

Tenured:
This year the Service Award in the category Tenured is awarded to Dr. Elizabeth Weiser, English.

Tenure track:
This year the Service Award in the category Tenure-Track is awarded to Dr. Niles Johnson, Mathematics.

2016 Scholarly Accomplishment Award

Tenured:
The committee has chosen Dr. Alan Loper, Mathematics, to be the recipient of the 2016 Scholarly Accomplishment Award, Tenured category.

Tenure-Track:
The committee has chosen Dr. Melissa Buelow, Psychology, to be the recipient of the 2016 Scholarly Accomplishment Award, Tenure- Track category.

2016 Excellence in Teaching Award

Tenured:
The subcommittee to the Professional Standards committee awards Dr. Elizabeth Weiser, English, with the 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award for Tenured faculty.

Tenure-Track:
The subcommittee to the Professional Standards committee awards Dr. Niles Johnson, Mathematics, with the 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award for Tenure-Track faculty.

Lecturer:
The subcommittee to the Professional Standards committee awards Dr. Shauna Weyrauch, with the 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award for Lecturer.

2016 Robert A. Barnes Award

The Robert A. Barnes Award 2016 has been awarded to Dr. Dionisio Viscarri, Spanish.

2016 Best New Undergraduate Research Mentor Award

This year the Research Mentor award in the category Best New Undergraduate Research Mentor is awarded to Dr. Michael Stamatikos, Physics.

2016 Faculty Award for Mentoring of Undergraduate Research

This year the Research Mentor award in the category of Mentoring of Undergraduate Research is awarded to Dr. Stephanie Brown, English.


2015 Faculty Service Award

The Service Award subcommittee has selected two winners of the 2015 Service Award in two categories. These recipients were selected from a very competitive pool of 11 nominations.

Tenured: Karen Goodell
This year the Service Award in the category Tenured is awarded to Dr. Karen Goodell.

Tenure-track: Kenneth Madsen
This year the Service Award in the category Tenure-Track is awarded to Dr. Kenneth Madsen.


Scholarly Accomplishment Award 2015

Tenure:

The committee has chosen Dr. Asuman Turkmen to be the recipient of the 2015 Ohio State Newark Scholarly Accomplishment Award, tenure track category.

Tenured:
The winner of the 2015 Scholarly Accomplishment Award, tenured category, is Dr. Elizabeth Weiser.


Teaching Excellence Award 2015

Tenured: Julie Hupp
It is with great pleasure that the Teaching Excellence Award subcommittee to the Professional Standards committee awards Dr. Julie Hupp with the 2015 Teaching Excellence Award for tenured faculty on the Ohio State Newark Campus.

Tenure-track: Melissa Buelow

It is with great pleasure that the Teaching Excellence Award subcommittee to the Professional Standards committee awards Dr. Melissa Buelow with the 2015 Teaching Excellence Award for tenure-track faculty on the Ohio State Newark Campus.

Lecturer/Visiting Assistant Professor: Matthew Tidwell
It is with great pleasure that the Teaching Excellence Award subcommittee to the Professional Standards committee awards Matthew Tidwell with the 2015 Teaching Excellence Award for lecturers on the Ohio State Newark Campus.


Robert A. Barnes Award 2015

The Barnes subcommittee reviewed the materials of our one candidate who turned in the required materials, Julie Hupp, and agreed that her unswerving record of exceptional teaching would make her a worthy recipient of the award regardless of numbers of competitors.