Faculty Awards

Listed below are internal funding opportunities and faculty award programs administered through the Office of the Vice President for Research.


National Faculty Recognition and Awards: Below are award winners of professional associations and societies from which University of Nevada, Las Vegas faculty have received awards. While not exhaustive, this list reflects a range of honors and recognizes faculty excellence.

Inquiries regarding this list, please contact Althea Sheets, Funding Opportunities Manager, althea.sheets@unlv.edu or 702-895-1880.

  • Jul. 20, 2021
    Alyssa Crittenden (Anthropology) has been selected as a co-recipient of the 2021 Conrad M. Arensberg award from the American Anthropological Association. This honor recognizes individuals who have furthered anthropology as a natural science.   Alyssa Crittenden’s research combines methods of evolutionary anthropology, human behavioral ecology, and...
  • May. 7, 2021
    Lynn Comella (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) was one of eight fellows selected for the 2021-22 class at the University of California National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement. She will receive funding to further the national conversation regarding freedom of expression and democratic participation on college campuses....
  • Apr. 22, 2021
    Dr. Jordana Haber (Medicine) has been recognized by the Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine (AWAEM) as the recipient of the 2021 AWAEM Catalyst Award. This national award honors a female faculty member who has made outstanding contributions through clinical work, teaching, mentorship, role modeling, or administration with great local...
  • Apr. 16, 2021
    Zaijing Sun (Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences) has been elected to the executive committee of the Education, Training, and Workforce Development Division (ETWDD) of the American Nuclear Society. His three-year term will begin June 17. The ETWDD provides communication among the academic, industrial, and governmental communities through the...


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