Distinguished Leadership Award

Distinguished Faculty Leadership Award

The Distinguished Faculty Leadership Award in Arts & Sciences is awarded to an outstanding faculty member in recognition of exceptional service to the University. The award was established to recognize Arts & Sciences' long history of outstanding faculty leaders who have shaped the university, from developing educational programs and policy to serving on committees and in administration. 

A call for nominations will be sent via email each spring. All tenured, tenure-track, teaching-track, and practice-track Arts & Sciences faculty are eligible. Nominations should be submitted via webform ahead of the nomination deadline.

Past Recipients

Abram Van Engen, winner of the 2022 Faculty Leadership Award, gives remarks. 

Abram Van Engen
Chair and Professor of English
Dean’s Fellow for Educational Innovations and Initiatives
Professor of Religion and Politics (by courtesy)

Deanna Barch
Chair and Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences
Professor of Radiology​
Gregory B. Couch Professor of Psychiatry

Steven Fazzari
Bert A. and Jeanette L. Lynch Distinguished Professor of Economics

Lynne Tatlock
Hortense and Tobias Lewin Distinguished Professor in the Humanities

Jean Allman
J.H. Hexter Professor in the Humanities and Director of the Center for the Humanities

Henry Roediger III
James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences

Joseph Ackerman
William Greenleaf Eliot Professor of Chemistry

Mark Rollins
Professor of Philosophy
Chair of Performing Arts