Five Faculty Honored with Awards

Susan BasowTHE SOCIETY for the Psychology of Women of the American Psychological Association, Division 35, presented Susan Basow, Dana Professor of Psychology, with the Sue Rosenberg Zalk Award for Distinguished Service in August. The award recognizes her contributions as a scholar, teacher, mentor in her field and her service to SPW, particularly as secretary and membership chair. In 2009, Basow received the SPW Heritage Award recognizing distinguished, long-standing, and substantial contributions that pertain to women, gender, or related issues.

Rose Marie BukicsRose Marie Bukics, Jones Professor of Economics, received the Outstanding Educator Award from The Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) at the statewide Annual Accounting Educators’ Conference in Hershey, Pa., in July.

Jim FerriThe Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation has recognized James Ferri, professor and head of chemical and biomolecular engineering, with a Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award. The award, which provides an unrestricted research grant of $60,000 over a period of five years, is given for accomplishment in scholarly research with undergraduates, as well as a demonstrated commitment to teaching.

Alix OhlinAlix Ohlin, associate professor of English, is a finalist for two major Canadian literary awards for her latest novel, Inside, a story about three people whose lives intersect in unexpected ways over the course of about 10 years. Ohlin is one of five finalists for both the Scotiabank Giller Prize, awarded to the best Canadian novel or short-story collection published in English, and the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, which recognizes Canadian writers of exceptional talent for the year’s best novel or short-story collection.

Lee UptonLee Upton, writer-in-residence and professor of English, is winner of the second annual BOA Editions Short Fiction Prize for her collection The Tao of Humiliation. The collection will be published in spring 2014 by BOA Editions, Ltd.