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John Carroll’s Distinguished Faculty Award recognizes teaching excellence, personal scholarship, advisement and leadership of students, and community service. Established in 1969, the Distinguished Faculty Award is the highest honor that John Carroll University can bestow on a member of its faculty. It is presented annually to a full-time faculty member selected by the University community for excellence in classroom teaching, scholarship, advisement and leadership of students, and community concern. The individual chosen to receive the award receives a cash prize and an engraved plaque presented at commencement ceremonies.

Congratulations to Dr. Ed Hahnenberg (Theology and Religious Studies), the 2019 recipient of The Distinguished Faculty Award.

Past recipients include:

  • 2018: Dr. Denise Ben-Porath (Psychology)
  • 2017: Dr. Daniel Palmer (Mathematics and Computer Science)
  • 2016: Dr. Jeffrey Johansen (Biology)
  • 2015: Dr. Susan Long (Sociology and Criminology)
  • 2014: Dr. Jacqueline Schmidt (Communications and Theatre Arts)
  • 2013: Dr. Anne Kugler (History
  • 2012: Dr. Brenda Wirkus (Philosophy)
  • 2011: Dr. John McBratney (English)
  • 2010: Dr. Elizabeth Swenson (Psychology)
  • 2009: Dr. Phyllis Braudy Harris (Sociology)
  • 2008: Dr. George Bilgere (English)
  • 2007: Dr. Paul Lauritzen (Religious Studies)
  • 2006: Dr. Christopher Faiver (Education and Allied Studies)
  • 2005:  Dr. Andrew M. Welki
  • 2004:  Dr. Jeanne M. Colleran
  • 2003:  Dr. Miles M. Coburn
  • 2002:  Dr. Paul R. Murphy, Jr.
  • 2001:  Rev. Thomas L. Schubeck, S.J.
  • 2000:  Dr. Robert H. Getscher
  • 1999:  Dr. Klaus Fritsch
  • 1998:  Dr. Robert D. Sweeney
  • 1997:  Dr. Joseph F. Kelly
  • 1996:  Dr. Richard K. Fleischman, Jr.
  • 1995:  Dr. Raj Aggarwal
  • 1994:  Dr. Marian J. Morton
  • 1993:  Dr. Joseph Trivisonno, Jr.
  • 1992:  Dr. Joseph T. Bombelles
  • 1991:  Dr. John R. Spencer
  • 1990:  Dr. Nick R. Baumgartner
  • 1989:  Dr. Thomas M. Tomasic
  • 1988:  Dr. Duane A. Dukes
  • 1987:  Dr. David M. La Guardia
  • 1986:  Dr. Cyrilla H. Wideman
  • 1985:  Mr. Leone J. Marinello
  • 1984:  Dr. William H. Nichols, S.J.
  • 1983:  Dr. Joseph B. Miller
  • 1982:  Dr. Edward J. Walter

The Lucrezia Culicchia Award for Teaching Excellence, established to recognize teaching excellence, is
awarded annually to a member of the faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Congratulations to Dr. Tracy Masterson (Psychology), the 2019 recipient of The Lucrezia Culicchia Award for Teaching Excellence.

Past recipients include:

  • 2018:  Dr. Kristen Ehrhardt (Classical and Modern Languages and Cultures)
  • 2017:  Dr. Yuh-Cherng Chai (Chemistry)
  • 2016:  Dr. Debby Rosenthal (English)
  • 2015:  Dr. Paul Nietupski (Theology and Religious Studies)
  • 2014:  Dr. Carl Anthony (Biology)
  • 2013:  Dr. Mindy Peden (Political Science)
  • 2012:  Dr. Philip Metres (English)
  • 2011:  Dr. Mike Nichols (Chemistry)
  • 2010:  Dr. Julia Karolle-Berg (Classical and Modern Languages and Cultures)
  • 2009:  Dr. Maryclaire Moroney (English)
  • 2008:  Dr. Chris Roark (English)
  • 2007:  Dr. James Lissemore (Biology)
  • 2006:  Dr. Mark Waner (Chemistry)
  • 2005:  Dr. Mariana J. Ortega
  • 2004:  Dr. Margaret O. Finucane
  • 2003:  Dr. Barbara K. D’Ambrosia
  • 2002   Mr. Anthony L. Palermo
  • 2001:  Dr. Katherine M. Gatto
  • 2000:  Dr. Marian J. Morton
  • 1999:  Dr. Patrick J. Mooney
  • 1998:  Dr. Carl R. Spitznagel
  • 1997:  Dr. Brenda A. Wirkus
  • 1996:  Dr. Valerie R. Flechtner
  • 1995:  Dr. Jeanne M. Colleran
  • 1994:  Dr. Heidi I. Stull
  • 1993:  Dr. David M. La Guardia
  • 1992   Mr. Jerry L. Moreno
  • 1991:  Dr. Harry C. Nash
  • 1990:  Dr. Janet D. Larsen

The Wasmer Outstanding Teaching Award, established to recognize teaching excellence, is awarded annually to a member of the faculty of the Boler School of Business.

Congratulations to Dr. Mark Sheldon (Accountancy) the 2018 recipient of The Wasmer Award.

Past recipients include:

  • 2017:  Dr. Frank Navritil (Economics and Finance)
  • 2016:  Dr. Al Nagy (Accountancy)
  • 2015:  Dr. Rosanna Miguel (Management, Marketing and Logistics)
  • 2014:  Dr. Tom Zlatoper (Economics and Finance)
  • 2013:  Dr. Scott Allen (Management, Marketing and Logistics)
  • 2012:  Dr.Robert Bloom (Accountancy)
  • 2011:  Dr. Frank Navratil (Economics and Finance)
  • 2010:  Dr. Paul Murphy (Management, Marketing and Logistics)
  • 2009:  Dr. Lindsay Calkins (Economics and Finance)
  • 2008:  Dr. Andrew Welki (Economics and Finance)
  • 2007:  Dr. Scott Moore (Economics and Finance)
  • 2006:  Dr. Gerald Weinstein (Accountancy)
  • 2004:  Dr. James H. Martin
  • 2003:  Dr. Walter O. Simmons
  • 2002:  Dr. Andrew M. Welki
  • 2001:  Dr. Charles A. Watts
  • 2000:  Dr. Marc Lynn
  • 1999:  Dr. William N. Bockanic
  • 1998:  Dr. Susan H. Higgins
  • 1997:  Dr. Andrew M. Welki
  • 1996:  Dr. Donald R. Domm
  • 1995:  Dr. Marilynn Collins
  • 1994:  Dr. Marc Lynn
  • 1993:  Dr. Marian M. Extejt
  • 1992:  Dr. Andrew M. Welki

The Curtis W. Miles Faculty Award for Community Service recognizes a member of the faculty for distinguished community service consistent with the mission and goals of John Carroll University. Originally established in 1992, the award was revived in 2005.

Congratulations to Dr. Debby Rosenthal (English), the recipient of the 2020 Curtis W. Miles Faculty Award for Community Service.

Past recipients include:

  • 2019: Dr. Elizabeth Stiles (Political Science)
  • 2018: Dr. James Lissemore (Biology)
  • 2017: Dr. Tom Bonda (Management, Marketing and Supply Chain)
  • 2016: Dr. Penny Harris (Sociology and Criminology)
  • 2015: Dr. Erin Johnson (Biology)
  • 2014: Dr. Tracy Masterson (Psychology)
  • 2013: Dr. Linda Seiter (Mathematics and Computer Science)
  • 2012: Dr. Gloria Vaquera (Sociology and Criminology)
  • 2011: Dr. Brent Brossman (Communication and Theatre Arts)
  • 2010: Dr. Paula Britton (Education)
  • 2009: Dr. Ruth Fenske (Library)
  • 2008: Dr. Jeanne Colleran (English)
  • 2007: Dr. Richard Clark (Sociology)
  • 2006:  Dr. Margaret O. Finucane
  • 2005:  Dr. Sharon M. Kaye
  • 1998:  Dr. Gerald P. Weinstein
  • 1997:  Dr. Sally H. Wertheim
  • 1996   Mr. Wilhelm Bartsch
  • 1994:  Dr. Lauren L. Bowen
  • 1993:  Dr. Mark E. Diffenderfer
  • 1992:  Dr. John C. Soper