Distinguished Scholar and Junior Faculty Scholar awards announced

Miami University Distinguished Scholar Awards for 2017 have been presented to David Berg, professor of biology; Jonathan Strauss, professor of French and Italian; and Janardin Subedi, professor of sociology and gerontology.

Distinguished Scholar Awards honor faculty whose sustained excellence in research or other creative activity has brought them prominence in their fields.

Miami University Junior Faculty Scholar Awards have been presented to Mahmud Khan, assistant professor of physics; Brian Meyers, assistant professor of music; and April Smith, assistant professor of psychology.


Spring campus (photo by Scott Kissell)

Junior Faculty Scholar Awards honor faculty who have demonstrated great potential in research or artistry and have achieved significant standing in their fields. Candidates for the Junior Faculty Scholar Award must have received their highest degree no more than eight years before the time of nomination.

The scholars, named by the committee on faculty research, each receive a $2,000 grant for the pursuit of further research. 

They were honored at the University Awards Reception April 10.

Read more about the three Distinguished Scholars on Campus News.

Applied and Natural Sciences:  David Berg.

Business, Education and Social Sciences:  Janardin Subedi.

Humanities and Creative Arts:  Jonathan Strauss.

Read more about the three Junior Faculty Scholars on Campus News.

Applied and Natural Sciences: Mahmud Khan.

Business, Education and Social Sciences: April Smith.

Humanities and Creative Arts: Brian Meyers.