2017 SFE Award Winners

Congratulations to the outstanding recipients of the major UNT Faculty Awards for 2017 listed below, all of whom were honored at the Salute to Faculty Excellence Dinner and Award Ceremony in October 2017.

UNT Foundation Awards

UNT Foundation Eminent Faculty Award

Thomas Cundari,

UNT Foundation Faculty Leadership Award

John Ishiyama
Political Science

UNT Foundation Faculty Community Engagement Award

Mariela Nuñez-Janes, 

UNT Foundation Outstanding Lecturer Award

Rossana Boyd,
Teacher Education and Administration

UNT Special Recognition Award

Richard Smith
Behavior Analysis

Research Awards 

University Distinguished Research Professor

Warren Burggren
Biological Sciences

University Distinguished Research Professor

Rajarshi Banerjee
Materials Science and Engineering
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Research Leadership Award

Marco Buongiorno Nardelli, Physics and Chemistry

Creative Impact Award

Matthew Bourbon, Studio Art

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UNT Teacher-Scholar

Erin Schafer, Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Early Career Award 

Nora Gilbert, English

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Early Career Award

Alexandra Ponette-Gonzalez
Geography and the Environment

Toulouse Scholar Award

Steve Wolverton, Geography

Faculty Innovator Award

Narendra Dahotre, Material Science and Enginieering Image result for unt narendra

2016 Faculty Innovator Award

Guido Verbeck
Chemistry and Biochemistry

Decker Scholar Award

Elias Kougianos
Engineering Technology

Regents Professor Award

James Meernik
Political Science
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Teaching Awards 

University Distinguished Teaching Professor

Sheri Broyles

University Distinguished Teaching Professor

Rudi Thompson
Biological Sciences

J.H. Shelton Excellence in Teaching Award

Kimi King
Political Science

President's Council Teaching Award


Carol Wickstrom
Teacher Education and Administration

President's Council Teaching Award

 Peter Pincemin Johnstone
Criminal Justice

'Fessor Graham Award

Brenda Sweeten
Social Work

SGA Honor Professor

Masood Raja


Outstanding Online Teacher & Course Award


Gayle Prybutok
Rehabilitation and Health Services 

Exemplary Online Teacher & Course Award

Kelly Donahue-Wallace
Art Education and Art History
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2017 Piper Professor Award

John Ishiyama,
Political Science

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 Service Awards 

Ulys and Vera Knight Faculty Mentor Award

Yolanda Flores Niemann

Citation for Distinguished International Service Award

Cynthia Mohr

President's Council University Service Award

 Brian Lain
Communication Studies
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Bob Roger Service & Community Engagement Award

Thomas Evenson,
College of Health and Public Service