2018 Faculty Awards and Fellowships

These are the awards and fellowships for the current year. Click the following links to view awards and fellowships from previous years: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012.


Michael H. Antoni, Professor of Psychology, received the ISBM Distinguished Scientist Award from the International Society of Behavioral Medicine based on his exceptional contributions to the science of behavioral medicine.


Traci Ardren, Professor of Anthropology, was awarded a Dumbarton Oaks Fellowship for 2019. This is a prestigious award for pre-Columbian scholars.


Charles S. Carver, Professor of Psychology, received the 2018 APA Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award. Read more.


Jennifer Connolly, Assistant Professor of Political Science, was awarded the 2018 Educator of the Year Award from the ASPA South Florida Chapter


Heather Diack, Assistant Professor in Art History, was awarded an Ansel Adams Research Fellowship from the Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona.


Donette Francis, Associate Professor of English, was named a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Graduate School, City University of New York.


Jennifer Ferriss-Hill, Associate Professor of Classics, has been awarded an NEH Summer Stipend for 2018.


Amina Gautier, Professor of Creative Writing, was awarded the 2018 PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story. This is the most prestigious award in North America for short story writers. Read more.


Mary Lindemann, Professor and Chair of History, has been elected President-elect of the American Historical Association. Founded in 1884, the AHA is the largest and most influential professional organization of historians in the United States.


Bruce Miller, Professor of Theatre Arts, received the Lifetime Achievement Award in Theatre Education from the Florida Theatre Conference.


Jean-Hubert Olivier, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, was honored with the prestigious 2018 Beckman Young Investigators Award. To date, Olivier is the first University of Miami faculty member to receive this esteemed recognition. Read more.


Lucina Uddin, Associate Professor of Psychology, has been designated as 2018 Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) Azrieli Global Scholar. She has been accepted into the Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind, & Consciousness (BMC). Read more.


Dr. Richard Weisskoff, Professor and Chairman of the International Studies Department, was awarded the George A. Fulton Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Economic and Demographic Analysis at the 33rd Annual REMI Users' Award Conference. REMI is the premier associoation of regional economic modelers in North America.