|44 faculty recognized with Spirit Faculty Achievement Award |
The North Dakota Spirit Faculty Achievement Award was established in 2009 by the University of North Dakota Foundation to recognize significant contributions by faculty in teaching, research, and service.
The following 44 faculty were recognized:
College of Arts and Sciences:
Gaye Burgess, associate professor of theatre arts; Sherrie Fleshman, associate professor of languages; Brett Goodwin, associate professor of biology; Birgit Hans, professor of Indian studies and department chair; Mark Hoffmann, professor of chemistry and department chair; Wendelin Hume, associate professor of criminal justice and department chair; Alan King, professor of psychology; Melinda Leach, associate professor of anthropology; Gaya Marasinghe, associate professor of physics; Donald Miller, professor of art and design; James Popejoy, associate professor of music and director of bands and music graduate studies; Cynthia Prescott, assistant professor of history; Lori Robison, associate professor of English and academic director of composition; Bradley Rundquist, associate professor of geography and department chair; Daphne Pedersen Stevens, assistant professor of sociology; Jack Weinstein, associate professor of philosophy and religion; Ryan Zerr, assistant professor of mathematics.
College of Business and Public Administration:
Steve Dennis, professor of finance; Cullen Goenner, associate professor of economics; Mark Jendrysik, associate professor of political science and public administration, and department chair; Yilei Zhang, assistant professor of finance; Yanjun "Frank" Zuo, assistant professor of information systems and business education.
College of Education and Human Development:
Dennis Caine, professor of physical education, exercise science and wellness, and department chair; Richard Van Eck, associate professor of teaching and learning; Sandra Short, professor of physical education, exercise science and wellness; Marcus Weaver-Hightower, assistant professor of educational foundations and research; Kara Wettersten, associate professor of counseling psychology and community services.
School of Engineering and Mines:
Joseph Hartman, associate professor of geology and geological engineering; Darrin Muggli, associate professor of chemical engineering; Richard Schultz, professor of electrical engineering and department chair; Zhengwen "Zane" Zeng, assistant professor of geology and geological engineering.
John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences:
Tina Anderson, assistant professor of aviation and assistant chair for academics; Mark Askelson, associate professor of atmospheric sciences; Emanuel Grant, assistant professor of computer science and graduate director; Vadim Rygalov, assistant professor of space studies.
School of Law:
Gregory Gordon, assistant professor of law.
School of Medicine and Health Sciences:
Colin Combs, associate professor of pharmacology, physiology and therapeutics; Othman Ghribi, assistant professor of pharmacology, physiology and therapeutics; Brij Singh, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology; Seema Somji, research assistant professor of pathology.
College of Nursing:
Cindy Anderson, assistant professor of family and community nursing; Julie Anderson, associate professor of practice and role development, and associate dean for graduate studies.
Chester Fritz Distinguished Professors:
Michael Gaffey, Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of space studies; Thomas Mohr, Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of physical therapy.