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CLASS Faculty Receive Annual Awards

Three College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences faculty members received annual awards from Georgia Southern University and CLASS during Fall 2017 Convocation.

Chad Posick, Ph.D. received the Georgia Southern University Focus on Excellence Award for Research/Creative Scholarly Activity for his work on understanding violence and its impact on public health. Posick serves as an assistant professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology.

Mike Nielsen, Ph.D. was given the 2017 Ruffin Cup, which recognizes the highest achievement in teaching, scholarship, and service in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, during the college’s fall faculty meeting. Nielsen is the chair of the Department of Psychology and has served Georgia Southern since 1993.

Sarah McCarroll, Ph.D., received the CLASS Award of Excellence for outstanding activity by a faculty member early in their career. McCarroll is an assistant professor of theatre.



Posted in Awards, Faculty, Faculty Highlights