Faculty Exemplars

Faculty_Honors

We are proud of our faculty and value their accomplishments. Our faculty includes Regents’ Professors, Fulbright Scholars, Presidents’ Distinguished Teaching Fellows, leaders in sustainability and conservation, and more.

Annual Faculty and Academic Professionals Awards Reception

Celebrating promotion and tenure and other special recognitions (awards and deadlines).

Regents’ Professors

Regents’ Professors are exceptional faculty scholars who have earned national and international recognition, and made a unique contribution to the university through teaching, scholarship, research, or creative work.

View our list of Regents’ Professors.

President’s Award

The President’s Award recognizes faculty and scholars for outstanding contributions, achievements, and service to the university. View the award’s:

Fulbright Scholars

The Fulbright Program is a prestigious grant that promotes improved relationships between the United States and other countries.

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2013-2014 Fulbright Scholars

Paul Flikkema, engineering - Finland

2012-2013 Fulbright Scholars

Julie Marie Mueller, economics - India
Christopher M. Scherpereel, management - Hungary

2011-2012 Fulbright Scholars

Paul V. Dutton, history (non-U.S.) - France
Michael Jay Falk, mathematics - Ireland
Andrew Victor Hicken, music - Indonesia
Nancy Collins Johnson, biological sciences - Czech Republic
Alan August Lew, geography - Malaysia

2010-2011 Fulbright Scholar

Nancy Muleady-Mecham, biological sciences - Russia

2009-2010 Fulbright Scholars

Mandy Hansen, seminar program - Germany
Nancy Paxton, language and literature (non-U.S.) - Australia
Lori Poloni-Staudinger, political science - Austria
Aregai Tecle, environmental sciences - Ethiopia

2013-2014 Fulbright Scholars

Paul Flikkema, engineering, Finland

2012-2013 Fulbright Scholars

Julie Marie Mueller, economics - India
Christopher M. Scherpereel, management - Hungary

2011-2012 Fulbright Scholars

Paul V. Dutton, history (non-U.S.) - France
Michael Jay Falk, mathematics - Ireland
Andrew Victor Hicken, music - Indonesia
Nancy Collins Johnson, biological sciences - Czech Republic
Alan August Lew, geography - Malaysia

2010-2011 Fulbright Scholar

Nancy Muleady-Mecham, biological sciences - Russia

2009-2010 Fulbright Scholars

Mandy Hansen, seminar program - Germany
Nancy Paxton, language and literature (non-U.S.) - Australia
Lori Poloni-Staudinger, political science - Austria
Aregai Tecle, environmental sciences - Ethiopia

President’s Distinguished Teaching Fellows

The President’s Distinguished Teaching Fellowship is an annual award to recognize outstanding teaching scholars. The call for nominations is issued each fall.

Learn more about the award and the President’s Distinguished Teaching Fellows.

A community of distinguished faculty

Northern Arizona University spotlights high-achieving students, faculty, staff, and alumni in its Community of Distinction profiles. Learn about faculty who are making a difference at the university and beyond.

University College Liberal Studies Faculty Excellence Award 

University College and the Liberal Studies Program annually recognizes and rewards sustained instructional excellence by faculty of all ranks teaching liberal studies classes.

View past winners
2013 - Beverly Amer, Principal Lecturer, The W.A. Franke College of Business

Points of Pride

Read about faculty excellence at Northern Arizona University.