Josh Magee, flanked by Provost Phyllis Callahan and President Greg Crawford, poses with a plaque commemorating his Distinguished Junior Faculty Scholar Award.

Distinguished Scholar and Junior Faculty Scholar awards announced

Daisy Hernández, flanked by Provost Phyllis Callahan and President Greg Crawford, poses with a plaque commemorating her Distinguished Junior Faculty Scholar Award.
Daisy Hernández (center), assistant professor of English, is one of three researchers named as Miami University Distinguished Junior Facuty Scholars for 2018-2019. She is pictured with Miami University provost Phyllis Callahan (left) and president Greg Crawford (right).

Miami University Distinguished Scholar Awards for 2019 have been presented to Mike Brudzinski, professor of geology and environmental earth science; Kevin Bush, professor of family science and social work and associate dean in the College of Education, Health, & Society; and Stephen Norris, Walter E. Havighurst Professor of history.

Distinguished Scholar Awards honor faculty whose sustained excellence in research or other creative activity has brought them prominence in their fields.

Miami University Junior Faculty Scholar Awards have been presented to Zhijiang Ye, assistant professor of mechanical and manufacturing engineering; Josh Magee, assistant professor of psychology; and Daisy Hernández, assistant professor of English.

Junior Faculty Scholar Awards honor faculty who have demonstrated great potential in research or artistry and have achieved significant standing in their fields. Candidates for the Junior Faculty Scholar Award must have received their highest degree no more than eight years before the time of nomination.

The scholars, named by the committee on faculty research, each receive a $2,000 grant for the pursuit of further research.

They were honored at the University Awards Reception March 19.


Photos of  Joshua Magee and Daisy Hernández  by Jeff Sabo, Miami University Photo Services.

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