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Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research and Creativity

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Purpose: The purpose of this annual award is to honor a full-time, regular faculty member who has demonstrated superior achieve­ment in a program of research and creativity. 

Award Presented: The award will be presented at the Chancellor’s State of the University Address in Fall 2010.

Honorarium: $1,000

Nomination Procedure:

  • Nominations may be submitted by any UMSL faculty member or group of faculty.  Faculty members who have received a Presiden­tial Award for Research and Creativity, a previous Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research and Creativity, or who hold a Curators' Profes­sor­ship will not be eligible for this award.  Previous recipients of these awards are listed below. View list of Curator's Professors (PDF).

  • Nominations packets should include a one- to two-page cover letter summarizing the nominee's research and/or creative accomplishments, a curriculum vita, and up to 15 reference letters. Your cover letter should also include a synopsis of the referees’ credentials. 

  • Email your nomination packet (PDF or Word format preferred) to Brenda Stutte by 5:00 p.m., Friday, April 16, 2010

Previous Award Winners:
2009 - 2010 Hung-Gay Fung, Professor, Finance and Legal Studies
2008 - 2009 Michael Harris, Professor, Management
2007 - 2008 Joyce Mushaben, Professor, Political Science
2006 - 2007 Richard Rosenfeld, Professor, Criminology & Criminal Justice
2005 - 2006 Elizabeth A. Kellogg, Professor, Biology
2004 - 2005 Richard Wright Professor, Criminology and Criminal Justice
2003 - 2004 John R. Gillingham, Professor, History
2002 - 2003 Joseph Carroll, Professor, English
2001 - 2002 Robert Calsyn, Professor, Psychology
2000 - 2001 Lon Wilkins, Professor, Biology
1999 - 2000 Richard Schwartz, Professor, Physics
1998 - 1999 Robert Gordon, Professor, Philosophy
1997 - 1998 Dennis Judd, Professor, Political Science
1996 - 1997 Roland Champagne, Professor, Foreign Languages
1995 - 1996 Patricia Resick, Professor, Psychology
1994 - 1995 Joyce Corey, Professor, Chemistry
1993 - 1994 Sharon Levin, Professor, Economics
1992 - 1993 Richard Mitchell, Professor, History
1991 - 1992 Peter Wolfe, Professor, English
1990 - 1991 Miles Patterson, Professor, Psychology
1989 - 1990 Scott Decker, Professor, Criminology & Criminal Justice
1988 - 1989 Frank Moss, Professor, Physics