Dean's Awards 2014

The Division of Social Sciences Dean's Awards program recognizes some of the contributions that faculty and staff have made to the division and to UC Davis.

2014 Recipients

Innovation Awards

$1000 research awards — These awards may be for Senate or Federation scholars whose recent work demonstrates exceptional innovation in research and scholarship.

Robert Faris, Sociology

Robert Huckfeldt, Political Science

James Smith, Anthropology

Charles Walker, History 

Doctoral Fellowships for Excellence

$1000 research awards — These awards are for doctoral students who have advanced to candidacy and whose graduate record of achievement demonstrates exceptional achievement in research and scholarship.

Arthur Calanchini, Psychology

Brian Halpin, Sociology

Jesse Hammond, Political Science

Amy Porter, Anthropology

Kristina Victor, Political Science

Adrian Yen, Anthropology 

Staff Accomplishment Award

$1000 staff professional development awards — Staff members in any title who have displayed exceptional leadership and/or accomplishment in supporting the mission of the university in research/scholarship, teaching and service.

Anya Gibson, DSS Administrative Blue Cluster

Doug San, DSS Administrative Yellow Cluster

Lupe Sanchez, DSS Administrative Blue Cluster

Patricia Schuler, DSS Administrative Yellow Cluster

Erum Syed, DSS Administrative Green Cluster

Jackie Teeple, DSS Administrative Orange Cluster

Christopher Thielen, DSS IT Service Center

Dean's Leadership Award

$1000 research/development award — One award will be made in 2011. This award may be for a Senate or Federation scholar, staff member, postdoctoral fellow, graduate or undergraduate student who has demonstrated exceptional leadership in advancing the mission of the university. Funds for this award were generously provided by Cindy and Jeff Traum.

Kimberlee Shauman, Sociology

Post Doctoral Fellowships for Excellence

$1000 research award — One award will be made in 2011. This award is for a postdoctoral scholar whose record of achievement demonstrates exceptional achievement in research and scholarship. Funds for this award were generously provided by Kim and Kevin Bacon.

Jacqueline Chen, Psychology

Supplemental content

Dean's Awards by Year