Faculty Awards and Accomplishments

2017-2018

MIRIAM NYHAN GREY, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Irish Studies and Director of Graduate Studies at Glucksman Ireland House, received Choice's 2017 Outstanding Academic Title Award for Ireland's Allies: America and the 1916 Easter Rising (editor).

KATHRYN SMITH, Professor of Art History in the Faculty of Arts and Science, was elected to the Council of the Medieval Academy of America.

SUSANAH ROMNEY, Assistant Professor of History in the Faculty of Arts and Science, received​ the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women​'s prize​ for the Best Article on Women and Gender published in 2016.

BHUBANESWAR “BUD” MISHRA, Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

LINDA GORDON, Professor of History in FAS, received the ​Organization of American Historians ​Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession.

MICHAEL ZAM, Adjunct Assistant Professor in the School of Professional Studies, was nominated as a producer for a Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Grammy Award for Feud: Bette and Joan.

Susanah Romney

Susanah Romney

Bud Mishra

Bud Mishra

SYLVAIN CAPPELL, Silver Professor of Mathematics at Courant, received the American Mathematical Society's 2018 Award for Distinguished Service.

Four faculty members were nominated for Grammy Awards in multiple categories:

  • JIM ANDERSON, Professor in the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, for Best Surround Sound Album for Early Americans
  • ALAN FERBER, Adjunct Instructor in Music and Performing Arts Professions at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album for Jigsaw
  • SAM POLLARD, Professor of Undergraduate Film in the Tisch School of the Arts, was nominated twice for Best Music Film - for Soundbreaking and Two Trains Runnin'
  • CHRIS POTTER, Adjunct Instructor in Music and Performing Arts Professions at Steinhardt, was nominated for Best Jazz Instrumental Album and Best Improvised Jazz Solo - for The Dreamer is the Dream and "Ilimba," respectively
Priya Raghubir

Priya Raghubir

Vincent Guilamo-Ramos

Vincent Guilamo-Ramos

Eleanor Fox

Eleanor Fox

Two faculty members from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business received Outstanding Reviewer Awards from the Journal of Consumer Research:

  • PRIYA RAGHUBIR, the Dean Abraham L. Gitlow Professor of Business and Professor of Marketing
  • ANDREA BONEZZI, Assistant Professor of Marketing

VINCENT GUILAMO-RAMOS, Professor of Social Work at the Silver School of Social Work, has been selected to receive the 2017 Hispanic Health Leadership Award from the National Hispanic Medical Association.  

ELEANOR FOX, the Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation at the School of Law, has received the Antitrust Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of American Law Schools.

JUN ZHANG, Professor of Physics and Mathematics in the Faculty of Arts and Science, the Courant Institute, and NYU Shanghai, has been selected as a 2017 American Physical Society Fellow.

WINSLOW BURLESON, Associate Professor at the College of Nursing with an affiliated appointment at the Tandon School of Engineering, has been named a distinguished member of the Association for Computing Machinery.

PATRICK COUSOT, Silver Professor of Computer Science, received the IEEE John von Neumann Medal for his achievements in computer-related science and technology.

XIAO-JING WANG, Global Professor of Neural Science and co-director of the Swartz Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, received the Society for Neuroscience's Swartz Prize for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience.

JUAN CRISTOBAL LOSADA, Producer-in-Residence of Music Business in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, has won a 2017 Latin Grammy Award for Best Traditional Tropical Album for his work on To Beny Moré With Love by Jon Secada.

XI CHEN, Assistant Professor of Information, Operations, and Management Science at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, has won the Best Paper Award at the 2017 Chinese Scholars Association for Management Science and Engineering Conference. He also received an Adobe Data Science Research Award funding research in the use of data science in marketing.

STEPHEN FIGLEWSKI, Professor of Finance at Stern, has been awarded a Best Paper Prize at the 2017 Financial Management Association European Conference for his paper, “Option Investor Rationality Revisited: The Role of Exercise Boundary Violations.”

ALLAN GOLDSTEIN, Senior Lecturer at the Tandon School of Engineering, has been included in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s inaugural list of Teaching Innovators

PAUL CHAIKIN, Silver Professor of Physics in the Faculty of Arts and Science, was awarded the 2018 Oliver P. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize of the American Physical Society for his work in founding a new branch of physics. 

Xi Chen

Xi Chen

Allan Goldstein

Allan Goldstein

Eileen Sullivan-Marx

Eileen Sullivan-Marx

Jonardon Ganeri

Jonardon Ganeri

EILEEN SULLIVAN-MARX, Erline Perkins McGriff Professor and Dean of the Rory Meyers College of Nursing, has been named president-elect of the American Academy of Nursing, which has more than 2,400 members, advances health policy and practice through the generation, synthesis, and dissemination of nursing knowledge.

MIGUEL MODESTINO, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Tandon, has been named among the “Innovators Under 35” by the MIT Technology Review, Spanish edition.  

JONARDON GANERI, Professor of Philosophy and Arts and Humanities at NYU Abu Dhabi, and affiliate faculty member at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, has been awarded the Middle East Education Leadership Award for Best Professor in Philosophy by the Asian Confederation of Businesses. 

EMILY BALCETIS, Associate Professor of Psychology in FAS, received the Federation of Association of Behavioral and Brain Sciences Early Career Impact Award.

JAMESON FITZPATRICK, Language Lecturer in the Expository Writing Program in FAS, received the NYSCA/NYFA Fellowship in Poetry and was chosen for Best New Poets 2017.

DOUG DIBBERN, Language Lecturer in the Expository Writing Program in FAS, received the 2016 Peter Rollins Prize, awarded by the Northeast Popular Culture Association.

DAVID GARLAND, Professor of Sociology in FAS, was awarded an Honorary Doctoral Degree at the University of Oslo.

DENNIS GERONIMUS, Associate Professor Art History in FAS, received the Emily Harvey Fellowship in Venice for summer 2018.

WILL WEITZEL, Language Lecturer in the Expository Writing Program in FAS, is the winner of the 2017 O. Henry Prize.

Gloria Coruzzi

Gloria Coruzzi

Kyunghyun Cho

Kyunghyun Cho

GLORIA CORUZZI, Carroll and Milton Petrie Professor of Biology and Genomics in FAS, has been named a Distinguished Counsellor to the Board, of The New York Botanical Garden.

MARJORIE RHODES, Associate Professor of Psychology in FAS, was elected to the board of the Cognitive Development Society. She also received the Steve Reznick Early Career Award from the Cognitive Development Society.

DANIEL JÜTTE, Associate Professor of History in FAS, was awarded the annual prize of European History Quarterly for his article " 'They Shall Not Keep Their Doors or Windows Open’: Urban Space and the Dynamics of Conflict and Contact in Premodern Jewish-Christian Relations."

KYUNGHYUN CHO, Assistant Professor of Computer Science in the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, was named an Azrieli Global Scholar by the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.

JUDITH HABER, Ursula Springer Leadership Professor in Nursing at the Meyers College of Nursing, has been named a 2017 DentaQuest Health Equity Hero.

RICHARD REVESZ, Dean Emeritus of the School of Law and Lawrence King Professor of Law, was selected by The New York Law Journal as one of its 2017 honorees for Distinguished Leadership.

JULIA LANE, Professor at the Robert F. Wagner School of Graduate Public Service and at the Center for Urban Science and Progress, has received the 2017 Warren E. Miller Award for Meritorious Service to the Social Sciences.  

KWAME ANTHONY APPIAH, Professor of Philosophy and Law at FAS and the School of Law, has been named one of the Carnegie Corporation of New York’s 2017 “Great Immigrants.”  

Judith Haber

Judith Haber

Richard Revesz

Richard Revesz

CHRISTINE CUNY, Assistant Professor of Accounting at Stern, and Ph.D. student Svenja Dube won a Best Paper Award at the Brookings Municipal Finance Conference for “When Transparency Pays: The Moderating Effect of Reporting Quality on Changes in the Cost.”

JONATHAN HAIDT, Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical Leadership at Stern, has received a Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award

JOHANNES STROEBEL, Associate Professor of Finance at Stern, has received the inaugural AQR Asset Management Institute Young Researcher Award.

YIWEI DOU, Assistant Professor of Accounting at Stern, won the American Accounting Association’s Competitive Manuscript Award for “The Spillover Effect of Consolidating Securitization Entities on Small Business Lending.”

JASON GREENBERG, Assistant Professor of Management at Stern, received the Outstanding Publication in Organizational Behavior Award at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management for his co-authored paper, “Activist Choice Homophily and the Crowdfunding of Female Founders.”  

Hila Lifshitz-Assaf

Hila Lifshitz-Assaf

HILA LIFSHITZ-ASSAF, Assistant Professor of Information, Operations, and Management Sciences at Stern, has received the 2017 Industry Studies Association Giarrantani Rising Star Award from the Marion Ewing Kauffman Foundation for “Dismantling Knowledge Boundaries at NASA: From Problem Solvers to Solution Seekers.”

WILLIAM GUTH, Professor Emeritus of Management and Strategy at Stern, has received the Chris Argyris Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.