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.

  • Associate Dean Pearl McHaney Receives Professorship to Increase Awareness of Southern LiteratureThe College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce that Pearl McHaney, associate dean of fine arts and professor of English, has received the Kenneth M. England Professorship of Southern Literature. The Kenneth M. England Professorship is sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences’ English Department. The endowment was established to support teaching,… more »
  • May Art Openings! Faculty Solo Shows from Atlanta to Brooklyn to MiamiExhibition Dates: May 9 – June 14, 2015 Opening Reception: Saturday, May 9, 7-10 pm Before Arcade Fire’s Reflektor video or Michael Fassbender’s Frank, there was Craig Drennen with prosthetic head and guitar. Drennen has performed versions of his “AWFUL” piece at Socrates Sculpture Park (Awful Outside, 2011), during Atlanta’s FLUX Night performance festival (1-Hour… more »