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Faculty, Staff Recognized for 2013-2014 Outstanding Contributions

May 22, 2014 – Georgetown annually recognizes the outstanding service and performance of faculty and staff during the academic year. More than 55 members of the university community received awards for their contributions to Georgetown during the 2013-2014 academic year. Awardees include:

University Award

2014 Dorothy Brown Award: Marcia Chatelain, assistant professor of history, Georgetown College

Georgetown College

Edward B. Bunn Award for Faculty Excellence: Sarah Stiles, visiting assistant professor of sociology

Faculty of Languages and Linguistics Distinguished Service Award: Alfonso Morales-Front, associate professor of Spanish and Portuguese

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Distinguished Research Achievement Award: Carolyn Forche, professor of English, Georgetown College

Distinguished Career Achievement Award: John Esposito, university professor and director of the Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, School of Foreign Service

Distinguished Achievement in Research Award: Heidi Byrnes, George M. Roth Distinguished Professor of German, Georgetown College

Law Center

Faculty Member of the Year: Stephen Cohen, professor of law

David J. McCarthy Award for Excellence in Administrative Service: Katherine McCarthy, assistant to the dean for Law Center board relations

Carol Quindlen O’Neil Award: Deborah Naylor, senior associate registrar

Special Merit Awards: Patrick Campagna, Senior Application Developer; Stacy Carmichael, administrative coordinator, faculty support and journal administration; Donna Dickerson, director of the Early Learning Center; Steve Eckhoff, director of AV/TV services; June ‘Betsy’ Kuhn, faculty assistant, faculty support and journal administration; and Rabea ‘Ruby’ Sheikh, manager of legal recruitment, office of public interest and community service

Special Performance Awards: Anthony Brown, landscaper, facilities management; Colleen Burke, graduate programs; Leslie DeLeon, assistant director, experiential education, clinical education and public interest and community service; Margaret Gerety, director of J.D. program; Harlan Harrell, manager of records and veteran services; Cynthia Rockwell, faculty assistant; faculty support and journal administration; Monica Stearns, director, faculty support/campus services and office of journal administration; and Sarah Young, investigations supervisor, Criminal Justice Clinic.

McCourt School of Public Policy

Leslie Whittington Award: Lynn Ross, professor of the practice of public policy

McDonough School of Business

Faculty Research Award: Turan Bali, Robert S. Parker Chair and Professor of Business Administration

Joseph F. Le Moine Award for Undergraduate and Graduate Teaching Excellence: Ricardo Ernst, Professor of Operations

Dean’s Distinguished Service Award: Kristen Anderson, professor of the practice in accounting

Academic Council Professor of the Year Student Choice Award: Charles Skuba, professor of the practice in international business and marketing

Peter W. Gonzalez Jr. Award for Excellence in Adjunct Faculty Teaching: Chris Voss, adjunct professor

Ronald L. Smith Distinguished Service Award from the MBA Program: Allison Koester, assistant professor of business

MBA Excellence in Teaching Award: Jeffrey Macher, associate professor of business

School of Continuing Studies

Dean’s Service Award: Kelly Blevins, associate university counsel; Michael Canter, assistant dean for Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies; Gloria Kimball, associate director of student financial services; Laura Regensburg, program director for the Master of Professional Studies sports industry management program; and Rev. Patrick Rogers, S.J., Catholic chaplaincy director

Outstanding Master’s in Professional Studies Faculty Award: Dina Cappiello, adjunct instructor of Journalism; Wanda Cumberlander, assistant dean and adjunct instructor of human resources management; Mary Davis, adjunct instructor of sports industry management; John Gilroy, adjunct instructor of technology management; Randall Griffin, adjunct instructor of emergency and disaster management; Brian Grindall, adjunct instructor of real estate; and Mary Stewart, adjunct instructor of public relations and corporate communications

Outstanding Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies Faculty Award: Mark Gray, research associate professor of liberal studies

Outstanding Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Faculty Award: John Voll, professor of liberal studies

School of Foreign Service

Faculty of the Year Award: Timothy Beach, professor of foreign service and Cinco Hermanos Chair in Environment and International Affairs

School of Medicine

Leonard Tow Humanism Award in Medicine: Dr. Dennis Murphy, assistant professor of medicine, and Dr. Sean Whelton, associate professor of medicine

Kaiser Permanente Awards: Dr. Jacqueline Jonklaas, associate professor of medicine, and Dr. Maria Marquez, assistant professor of pediatrics

Magis Inductees: Dr. Michael Adams (M’92), program director of the internal medicine residency program and vice chair for education; Dr. Charles Read (M’85), professor of medicine and surgery in the division of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine, vice chair of the department of medicine; and Elliott Crooke, professor and chair, department of biochemistry and molecular and cellular biology, senior associate dean for faculty and academic affairs

Mother of Pearl Award: Dr. John Miller, assistant professor of medicine

Circle Grants: “Caring for the Underserved: Quantitative and Qualitative Measures of Social Empathy in First-Year Medical Students: And Beyond,” Dr. Caroline Wellbery, Dr. Yumi Jarris, Dr. Kenneth Lin and Dr. Sarah Kureshi; “The Skull Lesson: An Interactive, Digital Tutorial to Teach the Skull,” Carlos Suarez-Quian; “Continuing Enhancement of Long-term Retention in Embryology for Medical Students Using High-quality computer-Generated Videos,” G. Ian Gallicano; and “Transforming Service Learning into a More Powerful Pedagogy by Reducing Structural Barriers,” Donna Cameron

School of Nursing & Health Studies

Faculty Achievement Award: John Kraemer, assistant professor of health systems administration; and Kelley Anderson, assistant professor of nursing