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February 7, 2020

2020 Faculty Success in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Several faculty members within the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences are being recognized by the Office of Faculty Success for their outstanding service to the University of North Texas community.

John Peters (distinguished Research Professor in the English Department) received the 2020 Toulouse Scholars Award, which is designed to recognize the outstanding teaching and scholarly or creative achievements of UNT faculty members to honor the distinguished contributions of Robert B. Toulouse to the university.

John Ishiyama of the Political Science Department received the UNT Foundation Eminent Faculty award, which recognizes a faculty member, who has made outstanding and sustained contributions to scholarly-creative activity, teaching, and service and has served as an inspiration to the UNT community. This award is one of the universities highest faculty honors and is given to one full-time faculty member.

Robert Upchurch of the English Department, Margie Tieslau of the Economics Department, and Gloria Cox of the Political Science Department all received the University Distinguished Teaching Professorship award, that recognizes tenured faculty at the rank of professor who have achieved a truly exceptional record of creative activities or research productivity and who demonstrate a record of continued extraordinary productivity.

A full list of UNT Faculty Award winners is available through the Office of the Provost.

We thank our award-winning faculty in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences for representing us with their hard work and dedication to educational and research excellence.