Notable Honors or Awards for Six Women Scholars

vievee-fancis-810Vievee Francis, an associate professor of English at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, received the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Poetry from the Hurston/Wright Foundation in Washington, D.C. She is being honored for her third published collection of poetry entitled Forest Primeval (TriQuarterly Books, 2015).

Francis is a graduate of Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee. She holds a master of fine arts degree from the University of Michigan.

bertucciPaola Bertucci, associate professor of history and the history of medicine at Yale University, was chosen to receive the Margaret W. Rossiter History of Women in Science Prize from the History of Science Society.

Dr. Bertucci is the co-editor of Electric Bodies: Episodes in the History of Medical Electricity (University of Bologna Press, 2001). She holds a Ph.D. in the history of science from the University of Oxford.

Katie Whitehead_August 8 2013Kathryn A. Whitehead, an assistant professor of chemical engineering and biomedical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, received the Young Faculty Award from Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

Dr. Whitehead is a graduate of the University of Delaware. She holds a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

sandy-faber-250Sandra Faber, professor emerita of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of California, Santa Cruz, was named as the recipient of the Fellows Medal from the California Academy of Science. She is an expert in the formation and evolution of galaxies.

Dr. Faber is a graduate of Swarthmore College where she majored in physics. She holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University.

Allison Green assistant professor College of BusinessAlison Green, an assistant professor in the department of global hospitality and tourism management at the University of West Florida, received the John Wiley & Sons Award for Innovation in Teaching from the International Council on Hospitality, Restaurant, and Institutional Education.

Dr. Green earned a Ph.D. in organizational learning and instructional technology from the University of New Mexico.

barabinoGilda Barabino, Berg Professor and the dean of the Grove School of Engineering at the City College of New York, has been chosen to receive the 2016 William W. Grimes Award for Excellence in Chemical Engineering from AIChE, the American Institute of Chemical Engineering. She came to CCNY in 2013 after teaching at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Dr. Barabino is a graduate of Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans and holds a Ph.D. from Rice University in Houston.

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