School of Humanities
School of Humanities
Dr. Joshua Bernstein received the Junior Faculty Creative Activity Award by USM.
Dr. Olivia Clare was named Nina Bell Suggs Endowed Professor by USM.
Dr. Adam Clay received the Creative Research Award by the Office of the Vice President for Research at USM.
Dr. Monika Gehlawat received the 2020 University Excellence in Teaching Award.
Dr. Andrew Haley has been awarded the 2019-2021 Charles W. Moorman Distinguished Professorship.
Dr. Joyce Inman and Dr. Rebecca Powell received an Aubrey Keith Lucas and Ella Ginn Lucas Award for Faculty Excellence as part of their ongoing project to understand student success and failure in first year writing classes.
Dr. Jameela Lares has been named the Graduate Mentor of the Year (2020) by USM's Graduate School and has received the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Office of the Vice President for Research at USM.
Dr. Courtney Luckhardt has been named the Mississippi Humanities Council Teacher of the Year.
Jonathan Riccio (PhD candidate in English) received the Graduate Student Research Award by the Office of the Vice President for Research at USM.
Lucas Somers (PhD candidate in History) named to the USM Graduate School Hall of Fame.
Dr. Craig Carey has been named the 2020 Advisor and Mentor of the Year by the College of Arts and Sciences.
Jaide Hollingsworth has received the 2020 Staff Service Award from the College of Arts and Sciences.
Dr. Adam Clay published a book of poems called To Make Room for the Sea (Milkweed Editions).
Dr. Michael Dearmey has published a book titled Cosmopolitanism and the Evils of the World (Palgrave Macmillan)
Dr. Monika Gehlawat published a monograph titled In Defense of Dialogue: Reading Habermas and Postwar American Literature (Routledge).
Dr. Ery Shin has published a book titled Gertrude Stein's Surrealist Years (University of Alabama Press)
Dr. Heather Stur has published a book titled Saigon at War: South Vietnam and the Global Sixties (Cambridge University Press)
Dr. Joshua Haynes received a Clements Fellowship from the University of Michigan Library to conduct research related to his second book project on conflict and colonialism among Native American groups in the 18th century Southeast.
Sarah Anne Hogue (History MA student) was recently awarded an American History Education Award from the Mississippi Chapter of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America, for her work on colonial American history.
Dr. Joyce Inman and Dr. Rebecca Powell received a Research Initiative grant from the Conference on College Composition and Communication grant, again for their project titled. “Data and Failure: A Collaborative Study of First-Year Composition.”
Dr. Paula Smithka was elected President of the Concerned Philosophers for Peace organization.
Dr. Susannah Ural received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Collections and Reference Resources grant as part of her ongoing Digital Humanities project to digitize the Civil War Governors of Mississippi papers.
Wilbur and Polly Stout English Scholarship Endowment
Shannon O'Hara and Henry Mackaman English Scholarship Endowment
Poetry Writing: India Smith
Fiction Writing: Gaven Wallace
Nelma and Marlin Ivey English Scholarship
Mary Maude T. Jordan Scholarship Endowment
Janet Sims English Scholarship Endowment
Howard Wilson and Helen V. Bahr Scholarship Endowment (Best Undergraduate Essay)
Case Jaq Jefcoat
Howard W. Bahr Achievement Scholarship Endowment
Florence Burrow Pope Endowed Scholarship in English Literature
Ruth Ann Reeves