Other Faculty Awards

Each year, Northeastern faculty receive a wide range of fellowships, appointments, and awards that reflect scholarly achievement, teaching excellence, and research innovation. The following faculty distinguished themselves in fields ranging from computer science to the arts.

Carey Barry
Program Director and Assistant Clinical Professor, Physician Assistant Program
Distinguished Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants

Todd Brown
Vice Chair, Department of Pharmacy and Health Systems Sciences, School of Pharmacy
Bowl of Hygeia Award, Massachusetts Pharmacists Association

Alexa Carlson
Associate Clinical Professor
Rho Chi Faculty Advisor of the Year, Rho Chi National Pharmacy Honor Society

Chris Cesario
Associate Clinical Professor and Senior Director of Clinical Education; Department of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Science
Richard Kessler Memorial Award, American Physical Therapy Association of Massachusetts

Margarita DiVall
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Bouvé College of Health Sciences and Clinical Professor, Department of Pharmacy and Health Systems Sciences, School of Pharmacy
Distinguished Fellow, National Academy of Practice in Pharmacy

Kristin Greenwood
Clinical Professor and Chair, Department of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences
Acute Care National Lecture Award, American Physical Therapy Association

Charles Hillman
Professor, Department of Psychology and Department of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences; Co-Director, Center for Cognitive and Brain Health
Fellow of Psychological Science, Association for Psychological Science

Jessica Hoffman
Associate Professor, Department of Applied Psychology
President-Elect, Society for the Study of School Psychology

Neil Maniar
Professor of the Practice and Director, Master of Public Health in Urban Health Program; Associate Chair, Department of Health Sciences; Faculty, Institute on Urban Health Research
President, Massachusetts Public Health Association

Janet Rico
Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs, School of Nursing
Advocate State Award for Excellence, American Association of Nurse Practitioners/Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners

Tayla Rose
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Pharmacy and Health Systems Sciences, School of Pharmacy
Clinical Research Paper Award, American Pharmacists Association

Ralf Schlosser
Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Re-Appointment to Extraordinary Professor in the Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communication, University of Pretoria, Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Faculty of Humanities, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Stephanie Sibicky
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, School of Pharmacy
Fellow, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists

Rob Volpe
Professor and Chair, Department of Applied Psychology
Fellow, American Psychological Association

Maureen Watkins
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Science
Award of Excellence in Academic Education, Academy of Clinical Electrophysiology and Wound Management, American Physical Therapy Association

Brooke Foucault Welles
Associate Professor of Communication Studies
Applied/Public Policy Research Award, International Communication Association
McGannon Book Award, The McGannon Center of Fordham University
Social Data Research Fellow, Social Science Research Council

Samantha Gorman
Assistant Professor of Art + Design
Best Narrative Experience, Raindance Film Festival
VR Experience of the Year, AIXR VR Awards

Laurel Leff
Professor of Journalism
Nation­al Jew­ish Book Award (Finalist), Jewish Book Council

Ang Li
Assistant Professor of Architecture
Public Art Accelerator Artist, Now + There
University Design Research Fellowship (UDRF), Exhibit Columbus

Psyche Loui
Assistant Professor of Music
Grant, Kim & Glen Campbell Foundation
CAREER Award, National Science Foundation
CAREER Grant, National Science Foundation
National Science Foundation Small Business Technology Transfer Program grant, National Science Foundation

Thomas Nakayama
Professor of Communication Studies
Outstanding Co-Edited Book Award, The International and Intercultural Division of the National Communication Association

Dietmar Offenhuber
Associate Professor of Art + Design and Public Policy
2020 Fellow, Princeton Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism & the Humanities

Dani Synder-Young
Assistant Professor of Theatre
Research Grant in the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts

Rouzbeh Amini
Associate Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Bioengineering
CAREER Award, National Science Foundation

Mahshid Amirabadi
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
CAREER Award, National Science Foundation

Ahmed Busnaina
University Distinguished Professor and William Lincoln Smith Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
William T. Ennor Manufacturing Technology Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Luca Caracoglia
Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers

Cristian Cassella
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
CAREER Award, National Science Foundation

Heather Clark
Professor of Bioengineering and Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

Peter Furth
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Lifetime Achievement Award, Association of Pedestrian & Bicycle Professionals

Joshua Gallaway
DiPietro Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
CAREER Award, National Science Foundation

Jerome Hajjar
CDM Smith Professor and Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Lifetime Achievement Award, American Institute of Steel Construction

Vincent Harris
University Distinguished Professor and William Lincoln Smith Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Jefferson Science Fellow, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Senior Member, National Academy of Inventors

Yung Joon Jung
Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Winner, NASA Science Mission Directorate Challenge

Michael Kane
Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
CAREER Award, National Science Foundation

Abigail Koppes
Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
Rita Schaffer Young Investigator Award, Biomedical Engineering Society

Fabrizio Lombardi
ITC Endowed Professor
Member, 2021 Publications Services and Product Board, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
President-Elect (2021) and President (2022-2023), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Nanotechnology Council
Vice president (2021), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society

David Luzzi
Senior Vice Provost for Research; Vice President, Innovation Campus; and Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Fellow, National Academy of Inventors

Hameed Metghalchi
Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Fellow, International Society for Energy, Environment and Sustainability

Andrew Myers
Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Associate Chair for Graduate Studies
Winner, 2020 Cleantech Open Northeast

Sandra Shefelbine
Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Bioengineering
Fulbright Futures Scholarship, Fulbright Australia

Nikolai Slavov
Assistant Professor of Bioengineering
Allen Distinguished Investigator, Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group

Srinivas Tadigadapa
Professor and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering
2020 IEEE Sensors Council Meritorious Service Award, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Rebecca Willits
Professor and Chair of Chemical Engineering
Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Society

Edmund Yeh
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Treasurer of Board of Governors, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Information Theory Society

Lisa Feldman Barrett
University Distinguished Professor of Psychology
Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions, American Psychological Association

Penny Beuning
Professor and Chair of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Fellow, American Chemical Society
Cottrell IMPACT Award, Research Corporation for Science Advancement

Dapeng “Max” Bi
Assistant Professor of Physics
CAREER award, National Science Foundation

John Coley
Associate Professor of Psychology
Fellow, Association for Psychological Science

Katie Lotterhos
Assistant Professor of Marine and Environmental Sciences
CAREER Award, National Science Foundation

Louise Skinnari
Assistant Professor of Physics
Early Career Research Program Award, Department of Energy

Alessandro Vespignani
Sternberg Family Distinguished Professor of Physics, Health Sciences, and Computer Sciences
Euler Award, Network Science Society

Daniel Aldrich
Professor of Political Science, Public Policy and Urban Affairs; Director, Security and Resilience Studies Program
Winner, 18th Japan NPO Research Association Award for Outstanding Book,
NPO Research Association

Sari Altschuler
Associate Professor of English; Associate Director, Northeastern Humanities Center; and Founding Director, Health, Humanities, and Society minor
Public Disability History Award, Disability History Association
1921 Prize for Best Essay in American Literature, American Literature Society

Moya Bailey
Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Applied/Public Policy Research Award, International Communication Association,
McGannon Book Award, The McGannon Center of Fordham University
Top 75 Community College Titles: October 2020 book list, Choice

Rod K. Brunson
Thomas P. O’Neill Jr. Chair of Public Life; Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Political Science; and Director of Graduate Mentoring and Diversity Initiatives, College of Social Sciences and Humanities
Member, Committee on Law and Justice, The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Branden Fitelson
Distinguished Professor of Philosophy
Wolfram Innovator Award, Wolfram Technologies

Zoltán Glück
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Anthropology and International Affairs
Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowship, Wenner-Gren Foundation, Hunt

Valentine Moghadam
Professor of Sociology and International Affairs
Kluge Chair in the Countries and Cultures of the South, The John W. Kluge Center of the Library of Congress

Jennie Stephens
Director of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs; Dean’s Professor of Sustainability Science & Policy; and Director of Strategic Research Collaborations, Global Resilience Institute
TransportiCA October Book Club Selection, California Green Academy

Thomas Vicino
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies; and Professor of Political Science, Public Policy and Urban Affairs
President, Urban Affairs Association

Patricia Williams
University Distinguished Professor of Law and Humanities
James Boyd White Award, Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities

Qianqian Zhang-Wu
Assistant Professor of English; Director of Multilingual Writing
Fellowship for the 2020-2022 cohort of Cultivating New Voices Among Scholars of Color, National Council of Teachers of English
Scholars for the Dream Award, Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC)
2021 Best Dissertation of the Year Award, Comparative & International Education Society(CIES) Study Abroad & International Students Special Interest Group

Paula Caligiuri
Distinguished Professor of International Business and Strategy
Academy of International Business Fellow, Academy of International Business

Ravi Ramamurti
University Distinguished Professor of International Business and Strategy
Deputy Dean of the Academy of International Business Fellows, Academy of International Business

George Yip
Visiting Distinguished Professor of International Business and Strategy
Hall of Fame Inductee, Thinkers50

Christopher Amato
Assistant Professor of Computer Sciences
CAREER Award, National Science Foundation

Jonathan Bell
Assistant Professor of Computer Sciences
AITO Dahl-Nygaard Junior Prize, Association Internationale pour les Technologies Objets

Tina Eliassi-Rad
Professor of Computer Sciences
Selected one of the 100 Brilliant Women in AI Ethics for 2021, Women in AI Ethics

Long Lu
Associate Professor of Computer Sciences
ASPIRE Award, Google

Renée Miller
University Distinguished Professor of Computer Sciences
Alonzo Church Award for Outstanding Contributions to Logic and Computation, European Association for Theoretical Computer Science

Jan Vitek
Professor of Computer Sciences
Fellow, American Statistical Association
AITO Dahl-Nygaard Senior Prize, Association Internationale pour les Technologies Objets

Michael Meltsner
George J. and Kathleen Waters Matthews Distinguished University Professor of Law
Carr Center Fellowship, Harvard Kennedy School Carr Center for Human Rights Policy

Sonia E. Rolland
Professor of Law
Outstanding Academic Titles for 2020 list awardee, Choice, the Association of College and Research Libraries

Kara W. Swanson
Professor of Law
2020 Arthur Molella Distinguished Fellow, Smithsonian Institution, Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation

Ari E. Waldman
Professor of Law and Computer Sciences; Faculty Director, Center of Law, Innovation and Creativity
The World’s Top 50 Thinkers 2020, Prospect

2019–20

Bouve COllege of Health Sciences

Mansoor Amiji 

University Distinguished Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Distinguished Alumni Award, Purdue University College of Pharmacy

 

Debra Bangs

Assistant Clinical Professor and Associate Director of Clinical Education

Mary MacDonald Distinguished Service Award, American Physical Therapy Association of Massachusetts

 

Marie Corkery

Associate Clinical Professor of Physical Therapy, Movement, and Rehabilitation Science

Special Recognition for Excellence in Research Award, American Physical Therapy Association of Massachusetts

 

Kristin Greenwood

Chair, Department of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Science and Associate Clinical Professor of Physical Therapy

Dorothy Baethke-Eleanor J. Carlin Award for Excellence in Teaching, American Physical Therapy Association

 

Charles Hillman

Professor of Physical Therapy, Movement, and Rehabilitation Science

Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport Lecture 2020, Society of Health and Physical Educators America National Convention and Expo

 

Collette Ncube

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences

K01 Career Development Award, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

 

Jason Parente

Assistant Clinical Professor of the Physician Assistant Program

Special Recognition for Excellence in Research Award, American Physical Therapy Association of Massachusetts

 

Carmen Sceppa

Dean, Bouvé College of Health Sciences

Fellow, Gerontological Society of America

 

Maria van Pelt

Dean and Associate Clinical Professor, School of Nursing

Fellow, American Academy of Nursing

 

Sheng-Che Yen

Associate Clinical Professor of Physical Therapy, Movement, and Rehabilitation Science

D.L. Hart International Research Award, Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc.,  American Physical Therapy Association of Massachusetts

Special Recognition for Excellence in Research Award, American Physical Therapy Association of Massachusetts

 

COLLEGE OF ARTS, MEDIA AND DESIGN

Sarah Jenson Carr

Assistant Professor of Architecture

Oregon | Places Prize, University of Oregon and Places Journal

 

Deirdre Loughridge

Assistant Professor of Musicology

Scholar, Institute for Advanced Study

 

Psyche Loui

Assistant Professor of Music

CAREER Award, National Science Foundation

 

Dietmar Offenhuber

Associate Professor of Art + Design and Public Policy

Princeton Mellon Fellow in Architecture, Urbanism and the Environment, Princeton University

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Akram Alshawabkeh

Senior Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education, and George A. Snell Professor of Engineering

University Distinguished Professorship, Northeastern University

 

Debra Auguste

Professor of Chemical Engineering

Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

 

Ambika Bajpayee

Assistant Professor of Bioengineering

Trailblazer R21 Grant for New and Early Stage Investigators, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

 

Randall Erb

Associate Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Boston Materials Co-Founder and Winner, Boston MassChallenge

 

Yun Raymond Fu

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

 

Vincent Harris

University Distinguished Professor and William Lincoln Smith Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Distinguished Fellow, International Electronics and Technical Institute

 

Babak Heydari

Associate Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

CAREER Award, National Science Foundation

Chair-elect of the Executive Committee, Council of Engineering Systems Universities

 

Sagar Kamarthi

Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

University Excellence in Teaching Award, Northeastern University

 

Yiannis Levendis

Distinguished Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Fellow, National Academy of Inventors

Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry

 

Herbert Levine

Professor of Physics

University Distinguished Professorship, Northeastern University

 

Hameed Metghalchi

Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

George Westinghouse Gold Medal, American Society of Mechanical Engineers

 

Ameet Pinto

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Paul L. Busch Award, The Water Research Foundation

 

Francesco Restuccia

Associate Research Scientist in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Mario Gerla Award for Young Investigators in Computer Science, Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation

 

Milica Stojanovic

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Women in Communications Engineering Outstanding Achievement Award, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

 

Nian Sun

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Humboldt Research Award, Alexanader von Humboldt Foundation

 

Yi Zheng

Associate Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

CAREER Award, National Science Foundation

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

John Coley

Associate Professor of Psychology

Fellow, Association for Psychological Science

 

Leila Deravi

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

CAREER Award, National Science Foundation

 

Lisa Feldman Barrett

University Distinguished Professor of Psychology

Member, Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, Dana Foundation

 

James Halverson

Assistant Professor of Physics

CAREER Award, National Science Foundation

 

Sanjeev Mukerjee

Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Fellow, International Society of Electrochemistry

 

Oyindasola Oyelaran

Teaching Professor in Chemistry and Chemical Biology

University Excellence in Teaching Award, Northeastern University

 

Ting Zhou

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Simons Fellow in Mathematics, Simons Foundation

COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

Martin Blatt

Professor of the Practice in History and Director of Public History Program

Robert Kelley Memorial Award, National Council on Public History

 

Anthony Braga

Elmer V.H. and Eileen M. Brooks Professor and Distinguished Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Director of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Outstanding Experimental Field Trial Award, American Society of Criminology’s Division of Experimental Criminology

Distinguished Scholar Award, American Society of Criminology’s Division of Policing

Scholarship and Research Award, National Network for Safe Communities

 

Rod Brunson

Thomas P. O’Neill Chair of Public Life

Fellow, American Society of Criminology

 

Ellen Cushman

Dean’s Professor of Civic Sustainability, Professor of English, and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion

Chair, Coalition for Community Writing

 

Megan Denver

Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Outstanding Young Experimental Criminologist Award, Division of Experimental Criminology, American Society of Criminology

 

Adam Hosein

Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion

Edmond J. Safra Fellow-in-Residence, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University

 

Tiffany Joseph

Associate Professor of Sociology and International Affairs

Ford Foundation Senior Fellowship, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

 

David Lazer

University Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Computer Sciences

Fellow, National Academy of Public Administration

 

Philip Thai

Associate Professor of History

Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellow, American Council of Learned Societies

 

Thomas Vicino

Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Professor of Political Science, Public Policy, and Urban Affairs

Vice Chair, Urban Affairs Association

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Luis Dau

Associate Professor of International Business and Strategy

Best Paper, Academy of International Business – Latin America and Caribbean Chapter

Best Reviewer Award, Strategic Management Society

Finalist, Best Paper by an Early Career Researcher, Academy of International Business – UK and Ireland Chapter

 

Kimberly Eddleston

Schulze Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Best Empirical Paper Award, Diana International Research Conference

Best Contribution to Practice Award, International Family Enterprise Research Academy

 

William Goldman

Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Jim Bulloch Award for Innovations in Accounting Education, American Accounting Association

 

Timothy Hoff

Professor of Management, Healthcare Systems, and Health Policy

Sandra L. Panther Fellowship, Center for the History of Family Medicine

 

Ganesh Krishnamoorthy

Professor of Accounting

Best Paper in Corporate Governance, Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand

 

Xiaotao (Kelvin) Liu

Associate Professor of Accounting

Visiting Scholar, Division of Economic and Risk Analysis, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

 

Valentina Marano

Assistant Professor of International Business and Strategy

Best Paper in Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Award, International Management Division, Academy of Management

 

Sheila Puffer

University Distinguished Professor of International Business and Strategy

Distinguished Winner, The International Association for Chinese Management Research and the Community for Responsible Research in Business and Management

 

Christoph Riedl

Associate Professor of Supply Chain and Information Management Systems

Best Published Paper, Centre for Corporate Reputation, Said Business School

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Aanjhan Ranganathan

Assistant Professor of Computer Sciences

Computer and Information Science Engineering Research Initiation Initiative Award, National Science Foundation

 

Olga Vitek

Professor of Computer Sciences and Director of MS in Computer Science Program

Excellence in Research and Creative Activity Award, Northeastern University

 

Rose Yu

Assistant Professor of Computer Sciences

Computer and Information Science Engineering Research Initiation Initiative Award, National Science Foundation

SCHOOL OF LAW

Leo Beletsky

Professor of Law and Health Sciences

Injecting Drug Use Research Award, International AIDS Society

Mitch Snyder Award, First Church of Cambridge, Massachusetts

Law, Medicine, and Health Care Community Service Award, Association of American Law Schools

 

Martha Davis

Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Experiential Education

University Distinguished Professorship, Northeastern University

 

Richard Daynard

University Distinguished Professor of Law

Robert Morris, Sr. Award for Courage in Litigation, American Board of Trial Advocates, Massachusetts Chapter

 

Wendy Parmet

Matthews Distinguished University Professor of Law and Director, Center for Health Policy and Law

Highest Scoring Abstract Award, Law Section, American Public Health Association

 

Sonia Rolland

Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director, LLM and International Programs

Excellence in Research and Creative Activity Award, Northeastern University

 

Jessica Silbey

Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Center for Law, Innovation and Creativity

2020 Robert D. Klein Lectureship, Northeastern University