Rising STAR

This award recognizes and reward a new and junior faculty member for outstanding performance in at least two of these areas: research, teaching, service and mentoring/advising.

☞Nominations for 2022-23 will open early in 2023. Please check back.☜

  • 2021-22 — Allison Ames Boykin, Assistant Professor, Educational Statistics and Research Methods
  • 2020-21 — Jonathan Wai, Assistant Professor, Education Reform
  • 2019-20 — Christine E. Holyfield, Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • 2018-19 — Suzanne Kucharczyk, Assistant Professor, Special Education
  • 2017-18 — Erin Kern Popejoy, Assistant Professor, Counselor Education
  • 2016-17 — Kaitlin Gallagher, Assistant Professor, Kinesiology
  • 2015-16 — Elizabeth Lorah, Assistant Professor, Special Education
  • 2014-15 — Michael Hevel, Assistant Professor, Higher Education
  • 2013-14 — Kristen Jozkowski, Assistant Professor, Community Health Promotion
  • 2012-13 — Matthew Ganio, Assistant Professor, Kinesiology
  • 2011-12 — Karee Dunn, Assistant Professor, Educational Statistics and Research Methods
  • 2010-11
    • David Deggs, Assistant Professor, Workforce Development
    • Stephen Dittmore, Assistant Professor, Recreation
  • 2009-10
    • Ketevan Mamiseishvili, Assistant Professor, Higher Education
    • Gretchen Oliver, Assistant Professor, Kinesiology
  • 2008-09 — John Pijanowski, Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership