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Betty Lynn Hendrickson Professorship

The Betty Lynn Hendrickson Professorships provide salary and/or research support for one or more faculty members in the social sciences (anthropology, geography, history, political science, psychology, and sociology). The professorships are held for two years. The amount of the award varies.

Hendrickson Professors should hold terminal degrees in their respective disciplines and should be tenured members of the faculty with at least ten years of teaching experience. They should have exceptional records in teaching and research.

Heads of eligible departments, in consultation with departmental faculty and/or the appropriate faculty committee, may select one nominee and submit the nomination materials to the Office of the Dean. Current and previous holders of this professorship may be nominated again. Nominations should include the following materials:

  1. a letter of recommendation from the nominee’s department head
  2. the nominee’s current curriculum vitae documenting a career of distinguished classroom teaching and scholarship
  3. an example of the nominee’s published scholarship
  4. a brief statement by the nominee describing his or her research and teaching agenda

The dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in consultation with the chancellor selects the holders of the professorships.

For 2019-2021, all nomination materials should be sent to Marla Roberts by Monday, April 1, 2019.  All materials must be submitted electronically.

Recipients

Year Recipient Department
2017-2019 Dawnie Steadman
Jon Shefner
Anthropology
Sociology
2015 – 2017 Derek Alderman
Jon Shefner
Geography
Sociology
2013 – 2015 Sally Horn
Jon Shefner
Geography
Sociology
2011 – 2013 Shih-Lung Shaw
Jon Shefner
Geography
Sociology
2009 – 2011 Shih-Lung Shaw
Daniel Feller
Geography
History
2007 – 2009 Sally Horn
Vejas Liulevicius
Geography
History
2005 – 2007 Vejas Liulevicius
Bob Wahler
History
Psychology

 

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