Four Women Academics Honored With Notable Awards

laura_bartellLaura Bartell, a professor at the Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, received the Editor’s Prize, recognizing the best article published in the American Bankruptcy Law Journal in 2015. Professor Bartell will be honored at the annual meeting of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges in San Francisco this October.

Professor Bartell joined the faculty at the Wayne State University Law School in 1996. She is a graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Law School.

H_BrockmannH. Jane Brockmann, professor emerita of biology at the University of Florida, received the 2016 Distinguished Animal Behaviorist Award at the annual meeting of the Animal Behavior Society in Columbia, Missouri. Professor Brockmann has served on the faculty at the University of Florida since 1976.

Dr. Brockmann is a graduate of Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, where she majored in biology. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in zoology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

peteetBridgette Peteet, an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Cincinnati, received the 2016 Charles and Shirley Thomas Award from the American Psychological Foundation. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in student mentoring and for efforts to make psychology relevant to African Americans.

Dr. Peteet holds a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Cincinnati.

Cynthia A. Smith, YaleCynthia A. Smith, associate provost for health affairs and academic integrity at Yale University, received the Campus Leaders Who Care Award from the Campus Safety, Health, and Environmental Management Association.

Smith joined the staff at Yale and served as associate controller and director of financial systems and services before assuming her present post in 2007.

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