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Distinguished Educator Awards

The Distinguished Educator Awards have been honoring excellence in teaching at the University of Richmond since 1975 when the Cabell Foundation made a grant to the University to be used to attract and retain outstanding faculty and promote excellence in teaching.  Please review the guidelines for more information on nomination and selection.

2021 Distinguished Educator Award Recipients

School of Arts & Sciences
Dr. Stephanie Cobb, George and Sallie Cutchin Camp Professor of Bible
Dr. Shannon Jones, Director of Biological Instruction
Thomas Mullen, Director of Public Affairs Journalism
Dr. Dean Simpson, Professor of Classical Studies

Robins School of Business
Dr. Timothy Hamilton, Associate Professor of Economics

School of Law
Dr. Andrew Spalding, J.D., Professor of Law

School of Professional & Continuing Studies
Dr. Laura Kuti, Assistant Professor of Education

For information on previous recipients, consult the list of previous award recipients.


Distinguished Scholarship Awards

The Distinguished Scholarship Award will recognize full-time faculty of the University for a consistent record of outstanding contributions in scholarship as documented through published research, scholarship, or creative expression.  Please review the guidelines for selection for more information on nomination and selection.

2021 Distinguished Scholarship Award Recipients

School of Arts & Sciences
Dr. Kelly Lambert, MacEldin Trawick Professorship in Psychology
Dr. Elizabeth Outka, Professor of English

Jepson School of Leadership Studies
Dr. Crystal Hoyt, Colonel Leo K. & Gaylee Thorsness Endowed Chair in Ethical Leadership

Robins School of Business
Dr. Doug Bosse, The David Meade White Jr. Chair in Business
Dr. Dean Croushore, Rigsby Fellowship in Economics

School of Law
Henry L. Chambers, Jr. J.D., Austin E. Owen Research Scholar & Professor of Law

School of Professional & Continuing Studies
Dr. Erik Nielson, Professor of Liberal Arts 

For information on previous recipients, consult the list of previous award recipients.