CEMERS Faculty Honors and Awards
We congratulate the following CEMERS Faculty Fellows:
Alvin Vos, Associate Professor of English and Master of Hinman College, was the recipient of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service in Spring 2007.
Bonnie Effros, Professor of History, was appointed as Visiting Fellow at the Wittgenstein Projekt housed in the Institut für Mittelalterforschung (Institute for Medieval Research), Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (Austrian Academy of Sciences), Vienna in Spring 2007.
Marilynn Desmond, Professor of English, was appointed a Residential Fellow at the Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France for the Fall semester, 2006. She was appointed to the rank of Distinguished Professor in November 2009. In Spring, 2010, she was a Visitor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton.
Gerald E. Kadish, Professor of History, was promoted to Distinguished Teaching Professor of History and Near Eastern Studies in Spring 2007 by the SUNY Board of Trustees.
Rosmarie Morewedge, Professor of German, Russian, and East Asian Languages (German), was the recipient of the Goethe-Institute AATG Certificate of Merit in Fall 2007.
Thomas O’Connor, Professor of Romance Languages (Spanish), was appointed Distinguished Professor
in Spring 2007 by the SUNY Board of Trustees.
Dora Polachek, Associate Professor of Romance Languages (French), was a 2007 recipient of the Premio Athanor, granted by the International Commission of the Premio Athanor (based in Italy) for her scholarly contributions to the field of French Renaissance studies.
Dana Stewart, Associate Professor of Romance Languages (Italian) was elected Vice President of the Council of the Dante Society of America in Spring 2007.
Sandro Sticca, Professor of Romance Languages (French), was the recipient of a Doctorate Honoris Causa in Humane Letters - at Utica College in Spring 2007. Professor Sticca was also granted an Honorary Citizenship by the city of Ocre in Abruzzo, Italy.
Elizabeth Tucker, Associate Professor of English, was the recipient of the Storytelling World Award, 2007 Honor Title, for her book Campus Legends (Greenwood Press, 2005).