Faculty and Staff Awards

Stephen Blackwell (Associate Professor of Russian) has been awarded the 2008-2009 University Studies Program's Award for his contributions to interdisciplinary scholarship.


Millie Gimmel (Assistant Professor of Spanish) received The Chancellor's Excellence in Advising Award, which acknowledges contributions to that aspect of our student's formation. She was also awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend to pursue her research on the mutual imbrications of New World and European medical practices in early modern Latin America.


Dan Magilow (Assistant Professor of German) was awarded the Chancellor's Professional Promise in Research and Creative Achievement Award, which is conferred on the tenured or tenure-track UTK faculty members who have received international recognition in the fields and show professional promise for their research and creative achievement.


Dolly Young (Professor of Spanish) was awarded the 2008 Jacqueline Elliot Award by the Tennessee Foreign Language Teachers Association, which recognizes a higher education World Language educator for outstanding service to the profession. Jacqueline Elliot, UTK professor emerita in French, founded the TFLTA in the late 1960's.


John Romeiser (Professor of French) received the Chancellor's Alumni Public Service Award for his work with the East Tennessee Veterans Association.