Purpose: The purpose of this annual award is to honor a full-time, faculty member who has demonstrated superior achievement in a program of research and creativity.
Award Presentation: The award is presented each fall at the Chancellor’s State of the University Address.
- Nominations may be submitted by any UMSL faculty member or group of faculty. Faculty members who have received 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.
- 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 5 reference letters. Your cover letter should also include a synopsis of the referees’ credentials.
- Deadline: February 5, 2023 at 5:00 PM.
- Nominations should be sent in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Previous Award Winners:
2018 - 2019 Gualtiero Piccinini, Curators’ Distinguished Professor, Department of Philosophy
2017 - 2018 Gaiyan Zhang, Professor, Department of Finance and Legal Studies
2016 - 2017 Patricia Parker, E. Desmond Lee Endowed Professor, Department of Biology
2015 - 2016 Robert Paul, Professor, Department of Psychology, Missouri Institute of Mental Health
2014 - 2015 Susan Brownell, Professor, Department of Anthropology
2013 - 2014 Alexei Demchenko, Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
2012 - 2013 Janet L. Lauritsen, Professor, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
2011 - 2012 George Gokel, Distinguished Professor & Director, Center for Nanoscience
2010 - 2011 Finn-Aage Esbensen, Professor, Criminology & Criminal Justice
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 Wilkens, Professor, Biology
1999 - 2000 Richard Schwartz, Professor, Physics and Astronomy
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 and Astronomy