2010 Research and Creative Activity (RCA) Awards recipients

Most Promising New Scholar

Luis A. Fernandez

Assistant professor, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Honorable mention: Ding Du

Assistant professor, W.A. Franke School of Business

Most Promising Graduate Student Researcher

Larissa Yocom

PhD candidate, School of Forestry

Most Effective Research Mentor

Andrew Walters

Associate professor, Department of Psychology

Honorable mention: Margaret Moore

Professor, School of Forestry

Most Significant Scholarly Work (two awardees)

Eric V. Meeks

Associate professor, Department of History
Border Citizens: the Making of Indians, Mexicans and Anglos in Arizona, University of Texas Press, 2007.

Darrell Kaufman

Professor, School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability
“Recent Warming Reverses Long-Term Arctic Cooling.” Science, Vol. 325, No. 5945 (Sept. 4, 2009), 1236-39.

Most Significant Artistic/Creative Work

Romulus Linney's adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

Department of Theatre:

  • Cathryn Ellis, costume design
  • Patrick Battles, set design
  • Ben Alexander, sound and lighting design
  • Ben Grohs, special effects design
  • Kathleen McGeever, director