Faculty External Honors

Prestigious & Competitive Prize Winners

The University of Georgia is committed to academic excellence. Our distinguished community of scholars has been recognized both nationally and internationally. Listed here are some of the most prestigious and competitive awards bestowed upon UGA faculty.

Professional Societies

1981 O. Brent Berlin Anthropology, Emeritus
1987 William McFeely History, Emeritus
1994 John Avise Genetics, Emeritus
1998 Wyatt Anderson Genetics
2003 Stephen P. Hubbell Plant Biology
2004 Henry Schaefer Chemistry
2006 Keith Poole Political Science
2007 Paul Schleyer Chemistry
2007 Susan Wessler Genetics / Plant Biology
2010 Roberto Docampo Cellular Biology
2014 Elizabeth Reitz Anthropology

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1960Lawrence PomeroyMarine Sciences, Emeritus
1961William FlattFoods and Nutrition, Emeritus
1963Frank GolleyEcology, Emeritus
1965Gayther PlummerBotany, Emeritus
1965Richard WiegertMarine Sciences, Emeritus
1966John NeterStatistics, Emeritus
1967John Henkel Physics and Astronomy, Emeritus
1967Norman HerzGeoarchaeology, Emeritus
1972S. David LeonardPsychology, Emeritus
1972Robert PollackPsychology
1976Clanton BlackBiochemistry and Molecular Biology, Emeritus
1981Paul SchleyerChemistry
1983Peter AlbersheimCCRC
1983Richard HillChemistry, Emeritus
1983James W. PorterEcology
1987Carl S. HovelandCrop and Soil Sciences, Emeritus
1988Lee PrattPlant Biology, Emeritus
1989James HamrickPlant Biology
1989Sidney KushnerGenetics
1990Gary W. BarrettEcology
1990Gale Buchanan CAES, Emeritus
1992Gerald ArkinCAES
1992Lois MillerGenetics and Entomology
1994David KisselCrop and Soil Sciences
1994Anne SummersMicrobiology
1995Mary AtwaterScience Education
1995John S. WillisCellular Biology, Emeritus
1997James PrestegardCCRC
1997Judith WillisCellular Biology, Emeritus
1998Wyatt AndersonGenetics
1998Vasu NairPharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences
2000Lynne BillardStatistics
2002Marjorie AsmussenGenetics
2002Chung ChuPharmaceutical and Biomedical Science
2002David KnauftHorticulture
2002Henry Schaefer IIIChemistry
2003David C. LeeBiochemistry and Molecular Biology
2004Michael DuncanChemistry
2005Michael ArnoldGenetics
2005Jeff BennetzenGenetics
2005Robert IvarieGenetics, Emeritus
2005Richard MeagherGenetics
2006Lawrence ShimketsMicrobiology
2006William B. WhitmanMicrobiology
2006Juergen WiegelMicrobiology, Emeritus
2007Sarah F. CovertForest Biotechnology
2007R. Kelly DawePlant Biology
2007Lars LjunghdahlBiochemistry and Molecular Biology, Emeritus
2007Daniel PromislowGenetics
2007Ying XuBiochemistry and Molecular Biology
2008Stephen KowalewskiAnthropology
2008Russell Malmberg Arts and Sciences, Dean’s Office
2008Michelle MomanyPlant Biology
2008Andrew PatersonPlant Biology / Crop and Soil Science / Genetics
2008Michael StrandEntomology
2009Harry DaileyMicrobiology / Molecular Biology
2009Barry BozemanPublic Administration and Policy
2009Dorothy FragaszyPsychology
2009James HollibaughMarine Sciences
2009Duncan KrauseMicrobiology
2009Julie LuftMathematics and Science Education
2009Mary Ann MoranMarine Sciences
2009Peggy Ozias-AkinsHorticulture
2010Jonathan AmsterChemistry
2010Clifton BaileFoods and Nutrition / Animal and Dairy Science
2010Daniel ColleyMicrobiology
2010Alan DarvillPlant Biology
2010Michael P. Doyle Food Science and Technology
2010Jorge Escalante Microbiology
2010Scott JacksonCrop and Soil Sciences
2010Robert MaierMicrobiology
2010Catherine M. PringleEcology
2011Jonathan ArnoldGenetics
2011Barbara CrawfordMathematics and Science Education
2012Lisa DonovanPlant Biology
2012Nancy ManleyGenetics
2012Allen J. MooreGenetics
2012Elizabeth Reitz Anthropology
2012Sally WalkerGeology and Marine Sciences
2013Debra MohnenBiochemistry and Molecular Biology
2014Samantha JoyeMarine Sciences
2014Esther Van der KnaapGenetics and Plant Biology
2014Alan DorseyArts and Sciences, Dean’s Office
2014David GarfinkelBiochemistry and Molecular Biology
2016Katrien M. DevosCrop and Soil Sciences
2017James H. Leebens-MackPlant Biology
2017Chung-Jui TsaiGenetics
2017Wayne ParrottCrop and Soil Sciences
2018
Karen J.L. BurgSmall Animal Studies
2018John DrakeEcology
2018Xiaorong LinMedical Mycology
2018Pejman RohaniEcology
2018Eric V. StabbMicrobiology
2018Kathrin F. Stanger-HallPlant Biology
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1977 Louis DeVorsey Geography, Emeritus
1980 Richard E. Friedman Religion
1981 William W. Stueck History
1982 Naomi J. Norman Classics
1984 Anne Williams Literature, Emeritus
1989 Allan Kulikoff History
1997 Susan P. Mattern History
2000 Laura A. Mason History
2002 Erika Hermanowicz Classics
2005 Michael Kwass History
2008 Ari Daniel Levine History
2008 Stephen A. Mihm History
2013 Stephen Berry History
2013 Emily Kane English
2013 William Kretzschmar English
2015 Laura Lake Smith Art History

 

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1986 R. Baxter Miller English
1992 Jace Weaver Religion
1993 Carolyn Jones Medine Religion
1994 Eve Trout Powell History
1999 Reinaldo Roman History
2002 Melissa Boneta Davis Genetics
2007 Michelle M. Espino Education
2014 Rebeca de Jesus-Crespo Ecology
2015 Andrea Ayala Virology
2015 Denisa Gandara Interdisciplinary Education
2015 Chantall Limerick Latin American Literature

 

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1976 Henry F. Schaefer Chemistry, Emeritus
1984 Jose Gomez-Martinez Spanish, Emeritus
1986 Anne O. Summers Microbiology
2000 Douglas Anderson English
2003 Kevin Young Creative Writing
2007 Andrew Paterson Genetics / Plant Biology / Crop and Soil Science
2008 Jeffrey Bennetzen Genetics
2008 Pejman Rohani Ecology
2011 A.E. Stallings FCAS Alumna

 

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2003 Michael Doyle Food Science and Technology

 

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2003 Eve Trout Powell History
2009 Beth Shapiro Ecology, UGA alumna
2011 A. E. Stallings Latin, UGA Alumna

 

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1990 Stuart O. Nelson Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Emeritus
1996 S. Edward Law Biological and Agricultural Engineering
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1966 Norman Giles Genetics, Emeritus
1970 Eugene Odum Zoology / Ecology, Emeritus
1975 Glenn Burton Agronomy, Emeritus
1980 Brent Berlin Anthropology, Emeritus
1987 Wyatt Anderson Genetics
1991 Norman Allinger Chemistry, Emeritus
1992 John H. Law Entomology
1997 Lois Miller Entomology / Genetics, Emeritus
1998 Susan Wessler Genetics / Plant Biology
2004 Jeffrey Bennetzen Molecular Genetics
2017 Michael R. Strand Entomology

 

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1958 Marion K. Fort Mathematics, Emeritus
1964 Charles H. Edwards Mathematics, Emeritus
1966 James C. Cantrell Mathematics, Emeritus
1967 R. Bruce King Chemistry, Emeritus
1969 John K. Ruff Chemistry, Emeritus
1972 Henry F. Schaefer Chemistry, Emeritus
1983 Robert S. Rumely Mathematics
1992 Andrew Granville Mathematics
1996 Valery Alexeev Mathematics
2000 William A. Graham Mathematics
2014 Brian Hopkinson Ocean Sciences
2018 Julia M. Diaz Ocean Sciences

 

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2014 Karen Burg Small Animal Medicine/Sugery

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2000Thomas LauthPublic Administration and Policy
2003Hal RaineyPublic Administration and Policy, Emeritus
2006Laurence O'ToolePublic Administration and Policy, Emeritus
2013Andrew WhitfordPublic Policy
2013Katherine WilloughbyPublic Administration
2015Bradley WrightPublic Administration and Policy
2016J. Edward KelloughPublic Administration and Policy, Emeritus

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External Faculty Award Winners

1995John Anthony Maltese Political Science
1998Clanton C. BlackBiochemistry and Molecular Biology
1998Sharan B. MerriamLifelong Education, Administration & Policy, Emeritus
1999Jennifer FrumPublic Service and Outreach
1999Julie Inez Litchfield TallmanEducational Psychology and Instructional Technology
2000Dawn Bennett-AlexanderLegal Studies
2000Ray F. BroussardHistory
2000Ted GragsonAnthropology
2000Richard L. HayesCounseling and Human Development Services
2000Edward J. LarsonHistory / Law
2000Thomas J. SchoenbaumLaw
2001Edward HalperPhilosophy
2001Deborah J. TippinsMathematics and Science Education
2001William M. LearyHistory
2001Don McCrearyLinguistics
2001Charles PlatterClassics
2002Terence J. CentnerAgricultural and Applied Economics
2002H. James McLaughlinElementary Education
2002Robert E. RhoadesAnthropology
2002Sara H. SchweitzerForestry and Natural Resources
2002Kim H. TanCrop and Soil Sciences, Emeritus
2003Thomas J. CleesCommunication Sciences and Special Education
2003Alan Paul CovichEcology
2004Ralph Goodman Brown, IIIArt
2004Maria E. GimenezLaw
2004Brooks Collat MendellForestry and Natural Resources
2004Chris J. PetersonPlant Biology
2004Leigh A. Poole Intercultural Affairs
2004Fausto SarmientoGeography
2005Dorothy M. FragaszyPsychology
2005Hui-Chin HsuChild and Family Development
2005James K. ReapEnvironment and Design
2006Charles B. CarabelloAdmissions
2006Allan KulikoffHistory
2006David SmildeSociology
2006John Douglas TomaInstitute of Higher Education
2007Karen Burns Anthropology
2007Valerie HavillChild and Family Development
2007Thomas Mote Geography
2007Jaroslav TirInternational Affairs
2007Elizabeth WrightRomance Languages
2008Jeffrey BennetzenGenetics
2008John P. CarrollForestry and Natural Resources
2008Thomas P. HollandSocial Work, Emeritus
2008David Stuart LeighGeography
2008Abdulahi OsmanInternational Affairs
2009Lisa A. DonovanPlant Biology
2009Michael FerraraKinesiology
2009Ari LevineHistory
2009Nancy G. McDuffAdmissions
2010Diane EdisonArt
2010Jared S. KleinLinguistics
2010Peter B. RutledgeLaw
2010Richard SiegesmundArt Education
2012Colleen P. LarsonOffice of International Education
2012Barbara A. McCaskillEnglish
2012Bryan McCullickKinesiology
2012S. Mark TompkinsInfectious Diseases
2013Corrie BrownPathology
2013Paul QuickLiterature
2013Lawrence MorrisEnvironmental Sciences
2013Mary WolfHistory
2014Mark EitemanChemical Engineering
2014Vanessa EzenwaPopulation Biology
2014Christy DesmetHumanities
2015Phaedra CorsoPublic Health
2016Michael ConroyEnvironmental Sciences
2016Brian HaasSocial Psychology
2016Mihai SpariosuEuropean Studies/Civilization
2016Richard GordonRomance Languages & Literature
2016Robin SheltonAstrophysics
2016James ByersEcology
2017David PorinchuGeography
2017Tim SamplesLegal Studies Program
2017Seung HanLifelong Education, Administration, and Policy

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1974Lars Ljungdahl Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Emeritus
1974Paul SchleyerChemistry
1982Michael G. HahnPlant Biology/Plant Pathology/Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
1982Peggy Ozias-AkinsHorticulture
1990Terence CentnerAgricultural and Applied Economics
1998Jon F. CarlsonMathematics
2001Richard A. DluhyChemistry
2002Susanne Ullrich Physics & Astronomy
2007Michael A. DuncanChemistry
2011Henry SchaeferChemistry
2012Gregory RobinsonChemistry

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1998Eileen Kraemer Computer Science
1998David LowenthalComputer Science
2001Michael GellerPhysics
2001Steven P. LewisPhysics
2004Timothy DoreChemistry
2004Eric StabbMicrobiology
2005Daniela Di IorioMarine Sciences
2005Vladimir PopikChemistry
2006Geoffrey SmithChemistry
2007Sonia AltizerEcology
2007Adrian BurdMarine Sciences
2009Wei-Jun CaiMarine Sciences
2009Prashant Doshi Computer Science
2009Susan Goldstein Geology, Marine Sciences
2009Robert HawmanGeology
2009Natarajan KannanBiochemistry & Molecular Biology
2009William LanzilottaBiochemistry & Molecular Biology
2009Marcus LayChemistry
2009Jason LocklinChemistry
2009Abhyuday MandalStatistics
2009Christof MeileCrop & Soil Sciences
2009Lily WangStatistics
2009Sandra WyldGeology
2009Patricia YagerMarine Sciences
2010Todd HarropChemistry
2010Zhengwei PanPhysics & Engineering
2011Gary DouberlyChemistry
2012Jessica BishopMath & Science Education
2012Anna Marie ConnerMath & Science Education
2012Kelly DyerGenetics
2012Natarajan KannanBiochemistry & Molecular Biology
2012Daniel KrashenMathematics
2012Tianming LiuComputer Science
2012Leidong MaoEngineering
2012Douglas MenkeGenetics
2012Roberto PerdisciComputer Science
2012Joachim WaltherEngineering
2013Ping MaStatistics
2014David NelsonGenetics
2014Andrea SweigartGenetics
2014Peter KnerEngineering
2014Paula LemonsBiochemistry & Molecular Biology
2014Kevin MooreMathematics
2016Jill AndersonGenetics
2016Jin XieChemistry
2017Mable FokEngineering
2017Richard ChandlerEcology
2018Gaelen R. BurkeEntomology

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2004J. Marshall ShepherdGeography
2007Sonia Altizer Ecology
2007Chad Fertig Physics and Astronomy
2014Andrea SweigartGenetics
2016Danny KrashenMathematics
2016Joachim WaltherEngineering

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1984John EngelsFinalist: Poetry
1998Edward J. LarsonHistory
1982William S. McFeelyBiography, Emeritus

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2012 Loch Johnson School of Public and International Affairs

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