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Faculty and Staff

  • UAlbany Faculty and StaffSUNY Chancellor Recognizes UAlbany Faculty and Staff Excellence
    Thirteen University at Albany faculty and staff are among the recipients of the 2011-2012 Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence. Presented annually to SUNY faculty and staff, the Chancellor’s Awards encompass six categories: faculty service, librarianship, professional service, scholarship and creative activities, teaching, and classified service.
  • Bob GluckUAlbany Music Professor Bob Gluck Releases Book about Herbie Hancock and the Mwandishi Band
    University at Albany associate professor of music Bob Gluck released a new book, You’ll Know When You Get There: Herbie Hancock and the Mwandishi Band. Published by University of Chicago Press, Gluck’s book has drawn praise from musicians including jazz guitarist and composer Pat Metheny and bassist Christian McBride.
  • Distinguished Professor Lance BosartNational Weather Association Honors Lance Bosart
    Distinguished Professor Lance Bosart received the National Weather Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award “for over 40 years of contributions to meteorology through operationally-relevant research, direct interactions with forecasters, and educating a generation of researchers, professors, forecasters, and NOAA employees.”  
  • Mary Beth WinnUAlbany Professor of French Wins National Musicology Award
    University at Albany Professor of French Studies Mary Beth Winn is among a team of three scholars who recently won the American Musicological Society’s 2012 Claude V. Palisca Award.
  • University at Albany chemistry professor Eric Block Chemist Eric Block Named AAAS Fellow
    University at Albany chemistry professor Eric Block has been named a fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the leading international organization dedicated to the advancement of science.  
  • Patrick NoldPatrick Nold Receives Rome Prize
    Patrick Nold of the Department of History has won the Rome Prize is a fellowship that is awarded to an eclectic group of approximately 30 individuals in the arts and humanities – architects, artists, designers, and musicians, along with scholars of ancient, medieval, renaissance, and modern Italian studies.  
  • Lydia DavisLydia Davis Wins Man Booker International Prize for Fiction
    University at Albany English professor Lydia Davis has won one of the most prestigious awards in all of literature, the fifth Man Booker International Prize for fiction.  
  • Janine JurkowskiJurkowski Receives the Tom Bruce Award of Honor
    Janine Jurkowski, PhD, MPH, associate professor of Health Policy, Management and Behavior at the University at Albany School of Public Health, was awarded the Tom Bruce Award of Honor by the Community-Based Public Health Caucus, which is affiliated with the American Public Health Association.
  • Women in Computing Logo2013 Celebration of Women in Computing
    The 2013 2013 New York Celebration of Women in Computing (NYCWiC), chaired by Informatics faculty member Jennifer Goodall, was held at the Desmond this past April. NYCWiC builds community among technical women in New York State and confidence in tomorrow's leaders. Over 30 UAlbany students, alumnae, faculty, and staff participated in, organized, and presented at this two-day conference.
  • School of Social Welfare Professor Hal A. LawsonLawson Honored with National Cooperative Leadership Award   
    The National School Development Council has bestowed one of its two annual National Cooperative Leadership Awards upon School of Social Welfare Professor Hal A. Lawson. The award recognizes an outstanding national leader, with demonstrated success in improving school leadership preparation and practice, facilitating collaboration with educational partners, and investing in research frameworks that benefit educational practice.
  • Phil McCallionMcCallion Named IASSID Fellow, Receives Social Welfare Award
    Phil McCallion, M.S.W. ’81, Ph.D. ’93, Co-Director of the Center for Excellence in Aging Services and Community Wellness, received the AGE-SW Career Achievement Award for his outstanding work in gerontology at the Gerontological Society of America meetings in November 2012. McCallion was honored for his many years of rigorous work to generate first-rate scholarly contributions to advance the field.
  • David McDowallMcDowall Named Distinguished Teaching Professor
    University at Albany Professor of Criminal Justice David McDowall was recently appointed Distinguished Teaching Professor, one of the highest faculty honors bestowed by the State University of New York Board of Trustees.