Awards & Honors

December 18, 2013

Mary Fetzer, deputy associate university librarian for research and instruction services and government resources librarian at the Rutgers University Libraries, has been awarded a lifetime achievement award from the Documents Association of New Jersey.

Sarah Blake McHam, distinguished professor in the Department of Art History at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers–New  Brunswick, has been awarded Book of the Year by the Times Literary Supplement for her book Pliny the Elder and the Artistic Culture of the Italian Renaissance: The Legacy of the Natural History.

Mitchel A. Rosen, director of the Office of Public Health Practice at the School of Public Health, has been awarded the President’s Award from the New Jersey Public Health Association.

Craig Scott, professor I at the School of Communication and Information, Rutgers–New  Brunswick, has been awarded the scholarly book of the year award from the Organizational Communication Division of the National Communication Association for his book Anonymous Agencies, Backstreet Businesses, and Covert Collectives: Rethinking Organizations in the 21st Century.

December 11, 2013

Angie McGuire, associate director of the Center for Executive Leadership in Government, a unit of the Center for Government Services, Rutgers–New Brunswick, has received the 2013 Dr. Thomas J. Davy Academic Achievement Award from the New Jersey Municipal Management Association.

Katherine Myers, post doctoral associate in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers–New Brunswick, has received the  Dissertation Award in Nuclear Physics from the American Physical Society.

Gregory W. Moore, distinguished professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers–New Brunswick, has been named the recipient of the 2014 AMS Leonard Eisenbud Prize for Mathematics and Physics by the American Mathematical Society.

December 4, 2013

Joseph J. Apuzzio, professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women's Health at New Jersey Medical School, has been elected chair of District III of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Kenneth McGill, senior training and consultation specialist at the Behavioral Research and Training Institute at University Behavioral Health Care, has been awarded the 2013 Outcomes Champion Award from the Praed Foundation.

Robert Schindler, professor at the School of Business–Camden, has received a 2013 Bright Idea Award, offered jointly by the New Jersey Collegiate Business Administration Association and the Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University.

November 27, 2013

Linda Brzustowicz, professor I in the Department of Genetics at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers–New Brunswick, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Cati Coe, associate professor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, Rutgers–Camden, has published a new book titled The Scattered Family: Parenting, African Migrants, and Global Inequality (University of Chicago Press, 2013).

Ronald Gilman, professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers–New Brunswick, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Eileen Kowler, distinguished professor in the Department of Psychology at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers–New Brunswick, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Tung-Ching Lee, distinguished professor in the Department of Food Science at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers–New Brunswick, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Dennis Patterson, Board of Governors professor at the School of Law–Camden, has coauthored a new book titled Mind, Brains, and Law: The Conceptual Foundations of Law and Neuroscience (Oxford University Press, 2013).

Babar K. Rao, acting chair of the Department of Dermatology at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, has published a book titled Atlas of Confocal Microscopy in Dermatology (NIDIskin LLC, 2013).

Mark G. Robson, dean of agricultural and urban programs at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers–New Brunswick, has been named a Collegium Ramazzini Fellow by the Collegium Ramazzini.

November 20, 2013

James (Jim) Johnson, county agent with the Cooperative Extension, has received the Award of Merit from the Eastern Region of the International Plant Propagators’ Society.

Jeffrey P. Levine, professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS), has received the Norman H. Edelman, MD, Clinical Science Mentoring Award by the RWJMS Research Committee. Learn more here.

Michael Lewis, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the Institute for the Study of Child Development at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, is the author of a new book titled The Rise of Consciousness and the Development of Emotional Life (Guilford Press, 2014). He has also received the R. Walter Schlesinger, MD, Basic Science Mentoring Award by the RWJMS Research Committee. Learn more here.

M. Maral Mouradian, William Dow Lovett Professor of Neurology and chief of the Center for Neurodegenerative and Neuroimmunologic Diseases at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, has been named editor-in-chief of Neurotherapeutics, the journal of the American Society for Experimental NeuroTherapeutics. This post is effective January 1, 2014.

Troy Shinbrot, professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the School of Engineering, Rutgers–New Brunswick, has been selected by the American Physical Society as the lead editor of a new physics journal to be entitled Physical Review Applied.

Carl Van Horn, director of the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development and professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers–New Brunswick, has been appointed visiting nonresident scholar with the Federal Reserve System for the 2013–2014 academic year.

Kellie Volcy, assistant professor and women's health nurse practitioner track coordinator at the School of Nursing, has received the 2013 Nurse Educator Award from the Northern New Jersey Black Nurses Association.

November 13, 2013

Mary Jo Bugel, assistant professor at the School of Nursing, has been elected to the Board of Commissioners of the Commission on Nurse Certification. Professor Bugel has also been given the 2013 Elizabeth Ann Seton Young Alumni Award from the College of Nursing at Seton Hall University. Learn more here.

Edna Cadmus, clinical professor and specialty director of the Nursing Leadership Program at the College of Nursing, is the recipient of the 2013 Nurse Recognition Award from the New Jersey League for Nursing.

Ronald Clarke, professor in the School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers–Newark, has been chosen for the Chancellor’s Excellence Award for exceptional contributions to research. Learn more here.

Steven Ferry, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers–New Brunswick, has been named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society for 2014. Learn more here.

Jane Gilman, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College–Newark, has been named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society for 2014. Learn more here.

Xiaojun Huang, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers–New Brunswick, has been named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society for 2014. Learn more here.

Richard Lyons, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers–New Brunswick, has been named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society for 2014. Learn more here.

Susan Salmond, dean and professor at the School of Nursing, is the recipient of the 2013 Nurse Recognition Award from the New Jersey League for Nursing.

Carlos Seiglie, professor and chair of the Department of Economics at the Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College–Newark, has been selected for a Fulbright Specialists project at the University of Alicante in Spain during 2013.

November 6, 2013

Jacqueline Durham, supervising rehabilitation counselor at University Behavior Health Care has been elected for a three-year term as secretary of the National Association of Social Workers. Learn more here.

October 30, 2013

Fred Bernath, associate dean of academic affairs at the School of Engineering, Rutgers–New Brunswick, has been awarded the Dean’s Award for Service at the 2013 Medal of Excellence Awards. Learn more here.

Daniel Kluchinski, county agent and chair of the Department of Agricultural and Resource Management Agents at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers–New Brunswick, has been awarded the Visionary Leadership Award from Epsilon Sigma Phi, the National Extension Honorary Society.

October 23, 2013

Robin Brumfield, extension specialist in the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers–New Brunswick, has been awarded the International Service Award from Epsilon Sigma Phi, the National Extension Honorary Society.

Michael Haberland, environmental and resource management agent at the Cooperative Extension of Burlington County, along with Craig McPhee from the Camden County Soil Conservation District, has been awarded the 2013 Environmental Achievement Award by the Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions.

Barbara O’Neill, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers–New Brunswick, has been awarded the 2013 Extension Educator of the Year award from the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Arnold B. Rabson, director of the Child Health Institute of New Jersey, Laura Gallagher Endowed Professor of Developmental Biology, and professor of pediatrics, pharmacology, and pathology, and laboratory medicine at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, has received the 2013 Distinguished Service Award by the Melvyn H. Motolinsky Research Foundation. Learn more here.

October 16, 2013

Paul B. Kantor, distinguished professor in the Department of Library and Information Science at the School of Communication and Information, Rutgers–New Brunswick, has been honored with a Life Senior membership by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Learn more here.

Sanjay K. Pandey, professor at the School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers–Newark, has been awarded the 2013 NASPAA/ASPA Distinguished Research Award. The annual award is jointly sponsored by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) and the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). Learn more here.

Carlos W. Pratt, Kenneth J. Gill, Nora M. Barrett, and Melissa M. Roberts, professors at the School of Health Related Professions, have authored Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Third Edition (Academic Press, 2013).

Michael Aaron Rockland, professor in the Department of American Studies at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers–New Brunswick, has been selected by the N.J. Historical Commission to receive the Richard Hughes Prize, to be awarded to him on November 16 at the meeting of the commission in collaboration with the Eagleton Institute of Politics. Learn more about Professor Rockland here.

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