Nominations Due Thursday, February 11th, 2014
Each year the faculty members at Middle Tennessee State University nominate their peers for the Distinguished Research Award. This award recognizes research achievement defined as "original creative scholarly activity, which generates new knowledge, product or application." This award generally represents the combined results of a systematic research program. This award also carries a monetary honorarium from the Middle Tennessee State University Foundation.
All full-time, non-temporary faculty members, except those who have been recipients
within the previous five years (see below list), are eligible for nomination. No one
is eligible for more than one Foundation Award in any given year. Recipients of the
MTSU Distinguished Research Award within the previous five years are:
Dr. Michael Sanger (Chemistry)
Dr. Rong Luo (Mathematics)
Dr. Charlie Baum (Economics and Finance)
Dr. Abdul Khaliq (Mathematics)
Dr. Don Morgan (Health and Human Performance)
Dr. Philip Phillips (English)
Dr. Mark Anshel (Health and Human Performance)
Dr.Angela Mertig (Sociology and Anthropology)
Dr. Don Hong (Mathematical Sciences)
Dr. Ron Aday (Sociology and Anthropology)
Dr. Bruce Cahoon (Biology)
Dr. Andrew Brower (Biology)
Dr. Paul S. Foster (Psychology)
Dr. Minsoo Kang (Health & Human Performance)
Dr. Kevin Smith (Sociology & Anthropology)
2. Nominations must be submitted by two faculty members within the discipline or closely allied fields. A faculty member may recommend no more than one nominee.
3. With reference to the stated criteria and in consultation with members of the academic discipline, the following materials are requested for consideration: VITA, plus no more than three representative pieces of work and two references (email address of references must be included). The materials presented will be reviewed by the Faculty Research and Creative Activity Committee, which will select at least five finalists.
4. The finalists will be further evaluated by the Faculty Research & Creative Activity Committee and an ex-officio member of the MTSU Foundation. In addition to a review of materials used in the initial screening, the evaluation may include a personal interview and any additional information the committee may deem appropriate. The three Distinguished Research Award recipients will be announced at the Annual Fall Faculty Meeting.
Any further questions, please contact Kellie.Hilker@mtsu.edu or 494-8918.
Faculty Research and Creative Activity Committee
Ingram Building, Room 011B
Coordinator: Kellie Hilker
Current FRCAC Committee Members