Faculty Recognition

The College of Arts and Sciences and Georgia State University award several honors to outstanding faculty members in a variety of areas. Our faculty also routinely receive awards and recognition from outside organizations.


College and University Awards

Georgia State University and the College of Arts and Sciences honor faculty annually for excellence in areas ranging from teaching and research to community service and commitment to diversity.


Faculty Awards Committee

The Faculty Awards Committee selects the recipients of all annual awards for the College of Arts and Sciences: the Outstanding Senior Faculty award, Outstanding Junior Faculty, Outstanding Teaching, and Outstanding Faculty Diversity.


External Fellowships & Awards

Our faculty members have been extremely successful in applying for research funding, even in a difficult economic climate. This is a list of major external awards for which our faculty have successfully applied.

  • NAEA Awards Prof. Melody Milbrandt the 2015 National Art Educator of the YearThe National Art Education Association (NAEA) has named Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design Professor Melody K. Milbrandt to receive the 2015 National Art Educator of the Year Award. This prestigious award, determined through a peer review of nominations, recognizes the exemplary contributions, service and achievements of one outstanding NAEA member annually at the… more »
  • Three Arts and Sciences Faculty Named Distinguished University ProfessorsThe College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce that three of its faculty members have been named Distinguished University Professors: Zhi-Ren Liu of Biology, Aimin Liu of Chemistry and Mark Stockman of Physics and Astronomy. Georgia State University began naming Distinguished University Professors in 2013 to honor faculty members who have consistently excelled… more »