LAS faculty honors and awards.

Awardee Honor/award Awarder
Robbyn Anand Suresh Faculty Fellow Iowa State University
Michael Golemo Director John Philip Sousa Foundation Board of Directors
Aaron Rossini 2020 Sloan Research Fellowship Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Shenglan Zhang Miller Faculty Fellowship Iowa State University
Heather Bolles, Sara Pistolesi Miller Faculty Fellowship Iowa State University
Michael Young Governor's STEM Advisory Council Appointment Governor Kim Reynolds
Michael Christopher Low Member of the Editorial Board Journal of Tourism History
Michael Christopher Low Senior Humanities Research Fellow for the Study of the Arab World New York University Abu Dhabi
Hridesh Rajan National Science Foundation Grant The National Science Foundation
Jason Chan Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science Association for Psychological Science
Jonathan Kelly Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science Association for Psychological Science
Gary Wells 2020 APA Award for Distinguished Contributions to Research in Public Policy American Psychological Association
Zhe Fei CAREER innovation award National Science Foundation (NSF)
Julia Zaikina Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award National Science Foundation (NSF)
Shannon Harper Outstanding Dissertation Award University of Illinois at Chicago
Dave Peterson, Lori Biederman PLOS One top papers PLOS Blogs
Costas Soukoulis Highly Cited Researchers for 2019 Clarivate Analytics
Paul Canfield Highly Cited Researchers for 2019 Clarivate Analytics
Tina A. Coffelt Fulbright Scholar Award Fulbright
Aleksandra Badaczewska-Dawid Bioscience Innovation Postdoctoral Fellowship Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust
Hal Schenck Fellow of the American Mathematical Society American Mathematical Society (AMS)
Hridesh Rajan $1.5 Million grant National Science Foundation
Myra Cohen and James Lathrop National Science Foundation Grant National Science Foundation
Monic Behnken 2019 Way Up Recognition Award The Way Up
Jared Anderson The Power List 2019: Top 100 analytical scientists in the world Analytical Scientist
Leslie Hogben Fellow of the Association for Women in Mathematics Association for Women in Mathematics
Christina Gish Hill $200,000 grant North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE)
Beth E. Caissie National Science Foundation Grant National Science Foundation
Department of Mathematics selects inaugural Scott Hanna award recipients
Alan Wanamaker Fellow Geological Society of America
Jeremy Best Member Iowa Council for Holocaust Education
Cornelia Flora 2019 Richard P. Haynes Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award in Agriculture, Food and Human Values Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society
J. Gordon Arbuckle William R. Freudenburg Award of Merit Rural Sociological Society National Resource Research and Interest Group
Dean Adams 2019 Rohlf Medal for Excellence in Morphometric Methods and Applications Stony Brook University
Michael Young selected as national fellow for IAspire Leadership Academy
Matthew DeLisi Fellow, Association for Psychological Science Association for Psychological Science
Lucia Suarez Special citation for the 2019 Dance Studies Association de la Torrre Bueno award Dance Studies Association
Cinzia Cervato NSF ADVANCE award National Science Foundation
Robbyn Anand NIH NIBIB Trailblazer Award U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
Hector Avalos Inductee Iowa Latino Hall of Fame
Mohan Gupta, Jacqueline Reber, Robbyn Anand, Brett VanVeller CAREER award National Science Foundation
Dipali Sashital 2019 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation
Jacqueline Reber CAREER award National Science Foundation
Mohan Gupta 2019 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award National Science Foundation (NSF)
Mark Rectanus 2020 Marvin A. Pomerantz Endowment for Faculty Enrichment Iowa State University
Brett VanVeller CAREER award National Science Foundation
Geetu Tuteja Pew Scholars Biomedical Research Program Pew Trusts
Jue Yan Collaboration Grants for Mathematicians Simons Foundation
Bernard Lidicky Collaboration Grants for Mathematicians Simons Foundation
Jonas Hartwig Collaboration Grants for Mathematicians Simons Foundation
Tathagata Basak Collaboration Grants for Mathematicians Simons Foundation
Monic Behnken 2019 Exemplary Faculty Mentor Iowa State University
Dara Wald 2019 Cassling Innovation Award College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Dipa Sashital 2019 Camille-Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation
Yan Zaho 2019 Trapp Innovation Award Iowa State University
Kent Kerby 2019 Learning Communities Collaborator Award Iowa State University
Clark Coffman Thomas B. Thielen Award ISU Division of Student Affairs
Dennis Lavrov Research program grant The International Human Frontier Science Program Organization
Daniela Dimitrova Page/Johnson Legacy Scholar Grant for Advocacy Communication The Arthur W. Page Center
John Levis Angela B. Pavitt Professorship in English College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Brad Dell, Charissa Menefee and Cason Murphy ISU Theatre Faculty present at MATC Mid-American Theatre Conference
Amy Erica Smith 2019 Luce/ACLS Fellows in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)
Daniela Dimitrova Fellowship University of Munich
Amanda Petefish-Schrag Plays In Progress Series Athena Project
Gulbahar Beckett and Tammy Slater published in award-winning TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language and Teaching Prose Award for Best Multi-Volume Reference in the Humanities Association of American Publishers
Monic P. Behnken 2019 Women of Achievement Award YWCA Ames at Iowa
Michael Christopher Low Named editorial board member Journal of Global History
Corey Welch Re-elected to national board of directors Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science
Cason Murphy Presenter American Society for Theatre Research
Gloria Betcher Presenter Productive Partnering at the National League of Cities (NLC) City Summit
Charlie Kostelnick Outstanding Researcher Association of Business Communication
Daniela Dimitrova Guest editor Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly
Steven Rodermel Honorary Member Iowa State University Zeta of Iowa chapter of Phi Beta Kappa
Pablo Raúl Stinga Mathematician of the Day The Lathisms project
Michèle Schaal Michael Delahoyde Award for Distinguished Contributions in Editing Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
Andrew Hochstetler, David Peters, Jeffrey Bouffard, Kyle Burgason $725,000 grant for their project “Building Drug Intelligence Networks to Combat the Opioid Crisis in Rural Communities: A Collaborative Intelligence-Led Policing Strategy” National Institute of Justice
Monic Behnken Breakout session speaker at the Iowa State women empowerment and leadership conference WE Lead
Monic Behnken Juvenile Justice National Topic Chair, 56th Annual Meeting in 2019 Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
Thomas Holme Editor-in-chief of the Journal of Chemical Education American Chemical Society
Joel Geske 2018-19 Allen Essman Faculty Fellowship Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication
Geetu Tuteja $1.5M Trophoblast Differentiation and Function grant National Institute of Health (NIH)
Jonathan Sturm 2018 Leopold LaFosse Outstanding Studio Teacher Award Iowa String Teachers Association
David Peterson Top 1% peer reviewer Publons
Amy Andreotti Biotechnology Council Office of Biotechnology
Diane Bassham Spring 2018 Presidential Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grant Program (PIRS) Office of the Vice President for Research
Xuefeng Wang Maximizing Investigators' Research Award for Early Stage Investigators (MIRA) National Institutes of Health
Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence (CSAFE) Statistical Partnerships Among Academe, Industry and Government (SPAIG) Award American Statistical Association (ASA)
Craig Anderson 2018 Distinguished Scholar Award Society for Personality and Social Psychology
Karen Zwier 2018 Routledge, Taylor & Francis Prize American Philosophical Association
Amanda Petefish-Schrag Finding Amelia play selected for Tiny Shorts event Union Theatre
Nell Gabiam, Christina Gish Hill Bridging the Divide funding Office of the Vice President for Research
Cason Murphy first prize Cinema Scandinavia Ingmar Bergman Writing Competition
Gianina Alina Negoita, Glenn R. Luecke, James P. Vary, Pieter Maris Best Paper Computation Tools 2018
Jeff Bremer Fulbright teaching fellowship Fulbright
Amy Erica Smith Editor Mischiefs of Faction blog on Vox
Peng Liu, Bing Yang PSI Faculty Scholars Plant Sciences Institute
Jennifer L. Knox 2018 Bill Pelz Arts Advocacy Award Ames Community Arts Council
Jay Newell Editor Journal of Advertising Education
Erin Wilgenbusch Inducted into the Cardinal Key Honor Society Cardinal Key Honor Society
Michael Bugeja South Dakota State Journalism School Distinguished Alumnus Award South Dakota State Journalism School
James Ranalli, Heather Bolles, Megan Jeanette Myers, Flor Romero de Slowing Miller grants Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, the University Library, and the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost
Dara Wald Presidential Interdisciplinary Research Seed (PIRS) Grant Office of the Vice President for Research
Xuefeng Wang 2017 McGee-Wagner Interdisciplinary Research Fund Office of the Vice President for Research
Hridesh Rajan Fulbright award to the United Kingdom J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board
Arthur Winter Bailey Research Career Development awards Office of the Vice President for Research
Gloria Betcher Vice Chair of National League of Cities Council National League of Cities
Klaus Ruedenberg 2018 Schrödinger Medal World Association of Theoretical and Computational Chemists (WATOC)
Michael Young Martin Luther King, Jr. Advancing One Community Award Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion
Aili Mu Franklin R. Buchanan Prize for Curricular Materials Association for Asian Studies
Sean Grass Vice President Dickens Society
Theresa Windus Association fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Emily Barske, Stacy Ko and Daniela Dimitrova Women Impacting ISU 2018 Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics on the 12th annual Women Impacting ISU calendar
Alicia Carriquiry 2017 Women of Innovation Awards: Research Innovation and Leadership The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI)
Amber Manning-Ouellette Emerging Scholars Research Consortium International Leadership Association
Hridesh Rajan ACM Distinguished Member Association for Computing Machinery
Danica Ommen Stephen E. Fienberg CSAFE Young Investigator award 2017 International Conference on Forensic Inference
Neal Iverson Arthur L. Day Medal Geological Society of America
Brad Dell Catch Des Moines Champion Award Des Moines Convention and Visitor’s Bureau
Robert Mazur Award for Meritorious Achievement Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Grain Legumes
Jennifer L. Knox Featured Writer University of Wisconsin Platteville's Creative Writing Festival
Jennifer L. Knox Distinguished Visiting Writer Waldorf University
James M. McCormick Fulbright Canada Research Chair in U.S.-Canada Relations Fulbright Canada
Julie Snyder-Yuly 2017 Outstanding Dissertation in the Humanities University of Utah’s CGS/ProQuest
Carol Vleck Loye and Alden Miller Award American Ornithology Society
David Marshall Miller Collaborative research grant National Endowment for the Humanities
Miles Arthur White Reaxys PhD Prize Finalist Reaxys PhD Prize
Craig Anderson 2017 Kurt Lewin Award The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
Dianne Bystrom 2017 Women of Influence Des Moines Business Record
Diane Bassham Member Faculty 1000
Gustavo Macintosh Distinguished Iowa Scientist Award Iowa Academy of Science
Javier Vela International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry’s (IUPAC) Young Observer U.S. National Committee (USNC) of International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry’s (IUPAC)
Hridesh Rajan and Stephen Vardeman Kingland Professor of Data Analytics and Kingland Data Analytics Faculty Fellow Kingland and its owners, David and Deb Kingland
Amber Manning-Ouellette Wilbur Layton Faculty Recognition Award Iowa State University
Kathleen Hilliard 2017-2018 Kate B. and Hall J. Peterson Fellowship American Antiquarian Society
Kathleen Hilliard 2017-2018 Program in Early American Economy and Society Fellowship at the Library Company of Philadelphia The Library Company of Philadelphia
Kathleen Hilliard 2017-2018 Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship on the Civil War, Its Origins, and Consequences Awarded jointly by the Boston Athenaeum and Massachusetts Historical Society.
Charissa Menefee Second Place winner at the ISU Faculty Research Day Lightning talks Office of the Vice President for Research
Michael Golemo Distinguished Service to Music Medal Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity
Amber Manning-Ouellette, Lecturer in Leadership Studies and Psychology 2017 Gender and Sexuality Research Award Margaret Sloss Women’s Center and the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Student Services
Stacey Weber-Fève, Associate Professor of French 2017 Dorothy Ludwig Excellence in Teaching Award at the Post-Secondary Level American Association of Teachers of French (AATF)
Eric Gangloff Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research Fellowship European Commission
Michael Bugeja 2017 Distinguished Service Award Iowa Newspaper Association
LAS faculty and staff CYtation Awards Professional and Scientific Council
Department of Music and Theatre's Cyclone Marching Band John Philip Sousa Foundation’s Sudler Trophy for Excellence The John Philip Sousa Foundation
Kelly Odenweller Sandra Petronio Dissertation Excellence Award National Communication Association Family Communication Division
Michael Tringides 2017 Theodore E. Madey Award American Vacuum Society
Edward Yu 2016 Fellow of the American Physical Society American Physical Society
Mayly Sanchez Cassling Family Professorship LAS
Paul C. Canfield James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials American Physical Society
Alicia Carriquiry induction National Academy of Medicine
Nathan Young Hydrogeology Division Student Research Award Geological Society of America
Richard Mansbach Distinguished Scholar Panel International Studies Association
Debra Marquart inclusion in the Best American Poetry 2016 anthology New School Writing Program
Leigh Tesfatsion two grants Department of Energy, Iowa Energy Center
Elisa Rizo, Elanor Taylor Cassling Family Faculty Awards LAS
Rachel Meyers 2016 Jerry Shakeshaft Master Teacher LAS
Colleen Bertoni Margaret Butler Fellowship in Computational Science Argonne Leadership Computing Facility
Jennifer Knox 2017 Iowa Arts Council Fellowship Iowa Arts Council
Jeffrey Trimarchi Outstanding Honors teaching, advising, or mentoring University Honors Program
Kirsten Hofmockel Early Career Research Program Department of Energy
Rebecca Flint early career grants U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science, National Science Foundation
Nina Whitney 2016 Gretchen L. Blechschmidt Award Geological Society of America
Jay Newell 2016 Distinguished Advertising Educator Award American Advertising Federation
Catherine Kling President’s Chair in Environmental Economics President Steven Leath
Long Nguyen Distinguished Alumni Award Iowa State University Alumni Association
Krista Klocke 2016 Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award Iowa State University Alumni Association
Young-Jin Lee 2016 Trapp Innovation Award LAS
Amy Erica Smith Visiting Fellowship University of Notre Dame’s Kellogg Institute of International Studies
Michael Bugeja 2015 Charles E. Scripps Journalism & Mass Communication Administrator of the Year Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
Dave Vogel, Dirk Deam Student Choice Award Iowa State Daily
Jonathan Wendel featured Crop Science Society of America
Lynn Clark 2016 Peter Raven Award American Society of Plant Taxonomists
Charlie Kostelnick 2016 Ken Rainey Award for Excellence in Research Society for Technical Communication
Gary Wells 2017 James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award Association for Psychological Science
Michael Chris Low 2016 Alice Hamilton Prize American Society for Environmental History
Bill Simpkins 2015 George Bruke Maxey Distinguished Service Award Geological Society of America, Hydrogeology Division
Christopher Harrison Assistant Marine Officer Instructor of the Year, Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps, North central Region United Services Automobile Association
Paul Canfield Vice Chair for the Division of Condensed Matter Physics American Physical Society
Alison Phillips 2016 Rising Star Association for Psychological Science
Jennifer Knox review New York Times Sunday Book Review