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President's Award for Research and Creative Activity

 

This award, created for the purpose of honoring a colleague who has made significant contributions within the previous five years to a discipline through scholarly activity, creative/artistic endeavors, or research and publication, was first given in 1989. Unlike the Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award, which tends to be given for the accumulated contributions of a lengthy career, this award is given to:

The award includes a professional development grant of $1,500 for use by the recipient to further their research or creative activity.

 

President's Award Recipients

2013-2014
Rebecca Kluchin – Associate Professor, Department of History: “Pregnancy and Personhood: The Maternal-Fetal Relationship in American Society, 1850-Present”

 

2012-2013
Ben Fell - Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering: “Towards Seismically Resilient Homes

 

2011-2012
Vassili Sergan - Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy: “Liquid Crystal Science as Sacramento State: From Basics to ApplicationsABSTRACT (pdf)

 

2010-2011
Katherine McReynolds - Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry: “How Sweet It Is: Perspectives on the Importance of Carbohydrates in Biochemistry, Medicine and the MainstreamABSTRACT (pdf)

 

2009-2010
Janusz Prajs - Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics: “The Nature of Mathematical Discovery” ABSTRACT (pdf)

 

2008-2009
Charles Postel - Assistant Professor, History Department: “The Populist Legacy in Light of the Financial Meltdown” ABSTRACT (pdf)

 

2007-2008
Joshua McKinney - Associate Professor, English: "Pen and Sword in Accord: a Poetics”" ABSTRACT (pdf)>

 

2006-2007
Ali Porbaha - Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering: "Innovative Technologies to Accelerate Geoconstruction" ABSTRACT (pdf)>

 

2005-2006
Ted Lascher - Professor, Public Policy and Administration. ABSTRACT (pdf)>

 

2004-2005
Craig Gallet - Assistant Professor, Economics: "The Efficacy of Public Policy:  An Application to the Cigarette Industry"

 

2003-2004
Douglas Rice - Professor, English: "The Poetics of Reverie:  Stains of Desire Marking Absence" ABSTRACT>

 

2002-2003
Cindy Colinge - Professor, Electrical and Electronic Engineering: "The Evolution of the Semiconductor Industry" and Kimo Ah Yun, Associate Professor, Communication Studies, "Using Organ Donation Research to Save Lives" ABSTRACT>

 

2001-2002
Randy L. Phelps - Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy: "Astronomy from the Andes Mountains of Chile" ABSTRACT>

 

2000-2001
Robert Wassmer - Professor, Graduate Program in Public Policy and Administration: "An Economist's Perspective on Urban Sprawl in California" ABSTRACT>

 

1999-2000
Shirley Ann Wilson Moore - Professor, History: "Traditions From Home: Blues Clubs, Blues Music and the Black Community in Richmond, California" ABSTRACT>

 

1998-1999
Christopher J. Castaneda - History: "Gas Barons and Gas Dogs: Animating the History of an Invisible Fuel"

 

1997-1998
Laurel Zucker - Music: "Flute Talk: Musical Literacies"

 

1995-1996
Doraiswamy Ramachandran - Mathematics and Statistics: "Quest for Perfection or Search for Optimality: Duality Theory for Marginal Problems"

 

1994-1995
Arthur H. Williamson - History: "Images of Blood: Ethnic Identity and the Destruction of the Left in Europe and America, 1972-1992"

 

1993-1994
Troy Armstrong - Criminal Justice: "Prospects for Revitalizing Juvenile Justice in the 21st Century: The Role of Applied Research"

 

1992-1993
Tien-I Liu - Mechanical Engineering: "Intelligent Manufacturing: A Novel Way to Achieve World Class Manufacturing"

 

1991-1992
Rory Cooper - Electrical Engineering: "Persons with Disabilities: A Research Agenda"

 

1990-1991
Janelle Reinelt - Theatre Arts: "The Politics of Performance: Theatrical Representation as Social Practice"

 

1989-1990
Tony Platt - Social Work: "Racism in Academia: Lessons from the Life of E. Franklin Frazier"