Funding Opportunities & Awards

Faculty Awards and Virtual Presentations

Faculty Development Funds Overview

For information regarding individual awards, please scroll down.

The award winners for 2023 are:

Adam Kent, Liberal Arts & Business
Barbara Vokatis, Education, Human Ecology & Sports Studies
Carey Fitzgerald, Sciences
Heather Stalter, Milne Library

Susan Sutton Smith Award Details

Susan Sutton Smith Prize for Academic Excellence Award Winners
John Relethford 1995 Anthropology
P. Jay Fleisher 1996 Earth Sciences
Peter DiNardo 1997 Psychology
Lawrence Guzy 1998 Psychology
Carleton Clay 1999 Music
June Edwards 2000 Education
Robert Jackson 2001 History
James Devlin 2002 English
Williams Simons 2003 History
Richard Frost 2004 English
Paul Lilly 2005 English
Donna Vogler 2006 Biology
Alexander Thomas 2007 Sociology
Ho Hon Leung 2008 Sociology
Michael Green 2009 Philosophy
William Ashbaugh 2010 History
Rob Compton 2011 ALS/Political Science
Orlando Legname 2012 Music
Brian Haley 2013 Anthropology
Cynthia Falk 2014 Cooperstown Graduate Program
Joseph Pignato 2015 Music
Susan Bernardin 2016 English
Florian Reyda 2017 Biology
Matthew Hendley 2018 History
Tracy Betsinger 2019 Anthropology
Melissa Lavin 2020 Sociology
Gretchen Sorin 2021 Cooperstown Graduate Program
Renee Whitman 2022 Anthropology
Adam Kent Spring 2023 Music

The award winner for 2022 is Susan Goodier, History.

Richard Siegfried Junior Faculty Award Details

Richard Siegfried Award Winners
Achim Koeddermann 1995 Philosophy
Gladys Jimenez-Munoz 1996 Foreign Languages
Deborah Prosser 1997 Cooperstown Graduate Program
Robert Jackson 1998 History
Nancy Bachman 1999 Biology
Donald Allison, Jr. 2000 Mathematical Sciences
Hugh A. Gallagher, Jr. 2001 Physics & Astronomy
L. Jean Palmer-Mooney 2002 Geography
Matthew Hendley 2003 History
Tom Horvath 2004 Biology
Benjamin Dixon 2005 Geography
Renee Walker 2006 Anthropology
Christine Quail 2007 Comm. Arts
Brian Lowe 2008 Sociology
Devin Castendyk 2009 Earth Sciences
Jacqueline Bennett 2010 Chemistry & Biochem.
Ibram Rogers 2011 ALS/History
Tracy Betsinger 2012 Anthropology
William Walker 2013 Cooperstown Graduate Program
Toke Knudsen 2014 Mathematics
Andrew Gallup 2015 Psychology
Kristen Blinne 2016 Communication & Media
Tyra Olstad 2017 Geography & Sustainability
Andrew Bottomley 2018 Communication & Media
Daniel Stich 2019 Biology
Howard Ashford 2020

Africana and Latinx Studies

Alanna Rudzik 2021 Anthropology

The award winner for 2022 is Mandeep Virk-Baker, Human Ecology

Ashok Kumar Malhotra Seva Award Details

Ashok Kumar Malhotra Seva (Compassionate Service) Award Winners
Wendy Mitteager 2008 Inaugural Geography
Alison Black and Jane Miller 2009 Elementary Ed. & Reading
Karen Joest 2010 Human Ecology
Cindy Falk 2011 Cooperstown Graduate Program
Zanna McKay 2012 Elementary Ed. & Reading
Maria Montoya 2013 Foreign Language
Rosemarie Avanzato 2014 Human Ecology
Gina Keel 2015 Political Science
Steve Walsh 2016 Management, Marketing, and Information
Brett Heindl 2017

Political Science

Alejandra Escudero 2018 Foreign Languages & Literature
Kristen Blinne 2019 Communication & Media
Jacqueline Bruscella 2020

Communication & Media

Gayane Torosyan 2021

Communication & Media

Ceremony Recording

Simphiwe Hlatshwayo Award Winners
Name Year Department
Richard Lee 1998 English
Kevin Ickey 1999 Women's and Africana & Latino Studies
Kathleen Gordon 2000 Business Economics
Kathryn Finin (English) and David Richards (History) 2001 English/History
Lisa Gordon 2002 Math
Anne Traitor 2003 History
Dan Patrone 2004 Philosophy
Lynn Talbot 2005 Math
Stephen Rice 2006 English
Marjorie Pietraface 2007 Human Ecology
Carolyn McCruden 2008 Physics & Astronomy
Eric Schelimmer 2009 Physical Education
Bambi Lobdell 2010 English/Women's & Gender Studies
Michelle Garner 2011 Theatre/Physical Education
Paul Lord 2012 Environmental Sciences
Cynthia Flink 2013 Anthropology
April Ford Spring 2017 English
Katie Boardman Fall 2017 Cooperstown Graduate Program
Traci Michele Johnson 2018 Foreign Languages & Literature
Nicole Weigel 2019 Anthropology
Matthew Avitabile 2019 History
Jonathan Bullinger Spring 2023 Communication & Media

To view past presentations, visit the Faculty Convivium page

Funding Opportunities

Please visit the scholarly activities site for more information regarding on-campus and off-campus funding opportunities.

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