Faculty Exemplars


We are proud of our faculty and value their accomplishments. See our community of high-achieving students, faculty, staff and alumni in the Northern Arizona University Community of Distinction  

Awards and Recognitions

Regents' Professor
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. 


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.

    2015-2016 Fulbright Scholars

  • Erik Nielsen, School of Environmental Sciences and Sustainability - Argentina
  • Robert Schehr, Criminology and Criminal Justice - Iceland
Previous NAU Fulbrights

President’s Distinguished Teaching Fellows

The President’s Distinguished Teaching Fellowship is an annual award to recognize outstanding teaching scholars. 


Call for Nominations - Due October 26, 2018

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