Congratulations Faculty Merit Award Winners!

Beginning in Academic Year 2006-07, an expanded Merit Award program has been used to recognize and reward outstanding contributions made by EWU faculty in teaching, scholarship, creative endeavors, and service. Nominated by their respective college personnel committees, Merit Award winners are selected by the Research, Service, and Scholarship Committee, composed of faculty representatives throughout Eastern’s academic areas and JFK Libraries. Names of the winners for the 2011-12 academic year follow.

Outstanding Faculty Awards

In Teaching -
Kirk Damon Aiken, Marketing
Darcy Bradley, Education
Andrea Castillo, Biology
Christopher Kirby, Philosophy
Nadean Meyer, Librarian III
Yves Nievergelt, Mathematics
Jeffrey Stafford, Communication Studies
Harm-Jan Steenhuis, Management
Bojian Xu, Computer Science

In Scholarship/Creative Activity –
Kirk Damon Aiken, Marketing
Nicholas Burgis, Chemistry/Biochemistry
Veronica Elias, Public Administration
Sara Goff, Theatre
Christopher Howell, English/Creative Writing
Igor Klyukanov, Communication Studies
Jamie Manson, Chemistry/Biochemistry
Nadean Meyer, Librarian III
Gregory Spatz, English/Creative Writing
Harm-Jan Steenhuis, Management

In Service -
Darcy Bradley, Education
Thomas Hancock, Biology
Maria Hernandez-Peck, Social Work
Christopher Kirby, Philosophy
Samuel Ligon, English/Creative Writing
Nadean Meyer, Librarian III
LaVona Reeves, English
Jeffrey Stafford, Communication Studies
Harm-Jan Steenhuis, Management
Justin Young, English

Distinguished Faculty Awards
In Teaching – Darcy Bradley, Education
In Scholarship/Creative Activity – Sara Goff, Theatre
In Service – Maria Hernandez-Peck, Social Work

Professors of the Year
Darcy Bradley, Education
Nadean Meyer, Librarian III
Jeffrey Stafford, Communication Studies

President’s Award
Nadean Meyer, Librarian III

Congratulations to this year’s Merit Award winners, whose work within their academic disciplines and with Eastern’s students makes a vital contribution to academic rigor and excellence at EWU.