The mentor awards honor the contribution of outstanding undergraduate research mentors to their students' development and to their own discipline.  Mentors are nominated through a two-part process: students, faculty, or staff submit recommendations for a mentor to be considered for the award, then home departments and supervisors submit full nomination packets.  Congratulations to all of this year’s nominees and award winners!

 

K. Barbara Schowen Undergraduate Research Mentor Award


For tenured and tenure-track faculty.

Award winner:

The 2020 K. Barbara Schowen Undergraduate Research Mentor Award goes to Dr. Jennifer Gleason, Associate Professor in the department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology.

Honorable Mention:

Kathryn Rhine, Geography & Atmospheric Science and African & African-American Studies

Nominees:

Brian Ackley, Molecular Biosciences

James Blakemore, Chemistry

Omri Gillath, Psychology

Eve Levin, History

Liz MacGonagle, African Studies Center

Tarun Sabarwal, Economics

Jack Zhang, Political Science

 

Undergraduate Research Mentor Award


For graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and non-tenure-track faculty.

Award winner:

The 2020 Undergraduate Research Mentor Award goes to Dr. Romana Jarosova, Postdoctoral Researcher in the department of Chemistry.

 

Nominees:

Kara Christensen, Psychology

Lucas DeCicco, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Brian Lagotte, Global & International Studies

Gregory Leung, Economics

Taybor Parker, Molecular Biosciences