Faculty Awards and Fellowships

Rise Axelrod Professor Date Description
2006-11 John Gleason McSweeney Chair in Rhetoric and Teaching Excellence, UC Riverside
Steven G. Axelrod Professor Date Description
1967-68 University of California Regents Fellowship (1967-68) Book Robert Lowell: Life and Art nominated for a Pulitzer Prize
1989 Distinguished Teaching Award, UCR (1989)
1990, 2003 Resident Fellow, Center for Ideas & Society (1990, 2003)
1999-02 MacCauley Chair in Teaching Excellence, 1999-2002, UC Riverside
2003 New Anthology of American Poetry: Traditions and Revolutions, Beginnings to 1900, Vol. 1, Rutgers UP, 2002 selected as Outstanding Book of the Year by Choice, 2003.
2004-06 Second Vice President, PAMLA (2004); First Vice President, PAMLA (2005); President (2006).
Heidi Brayman Hackel Associate Professor Date Description
1996 British Academy-Huntington Library Research Grant
1997 Thomas Branch Award for Excellence in Teaching, Randolph-Macon College
1997-98 External Research Fellowship, Center for the Humanities, Oregon State University, 1997-98
2002 Faculty Teaching Excellence Award for Outstanding Achievement, Oregon State University
2004 OSU English Students Association Award for Outstanding Teaching
2006 Andrew W. Mellon Research Fellowship, Huntington Library
2007 Invited Visiting Professor, Universite de Picardie-Jules Verne, France
2009-10 Faculty COR Award, UC Riverside
2011 Resident Fellowship Winter 2011, Center for Ideas and Society, UC Riverside
2011-12 Huntington Library Long-Term Fellowship
John C. Briggs Professor Date Description
1972-74 Ford Fellowship, University of Chicago, Chicago
1978 Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 1978-80, University of Kansas, English Department
1983-84 Regents Junior Faculty Fellowship, University of California Riverside
1984 Lectureship, St. Johns College, April 1984
1988 The Thomas J. Wilson Prize, Harvard University Press, April 1988
1996 Distinguished Teaching Award, University of California Riverside
2006-07 NEH Faculty Seminar Grant, Boston University (summer)
Joseph Childers Professor Date Description
1991-92 Affirmative Action Career Development Award, University of California Riverside
1992 American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship, for Recent Recipients of the Ph.D.
1994-96 Affirmative Action Career Development Award, University of California Riverside
1994 Fellow, Center for Ideas and Society, UC Riverside
2000 Hewlett Foundation Fellow, University of California Riverside
2001 Distinguished Teaching Award, University of California Riverside
2006 Mellon Fellowship (UCR), The Global 19th Century Research/Focus Group
2007 Mellon Fellowship (UCR), The Global 19th Century Research/Focus Group
2008 Mellon Fellowship (UCR), The Global 19th Century Research/Focus Group
Andrea Denny-Brown Associate Professor Date Description
2000 North America Council on British Studies Research Grant, 2000
2001  Woodrow Wilson Travel Fellowship, 2001
2001-02  American Association of University Women Fellowship, 2001-2002
2002 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow, Huntington Library, summer 2002
2003-04 Summer Institute in the Humanities Fellow, Venice International University, 2003-2004
2005-06;
2007-08
Regent’s Faculty Fellowship, UC-Riverside, 2005-06 and 2007-2008
2006-07 UC President’s Fellowship, year-long, 2006-2007
2008; 2012 Resident Fellow, UC-Riverside Center for Ideas and Society, 2008 and 2012
2011-12 Faculty Development Award, UC-Riverside, 2011-2012
2012-13 Working Group, “(Re)Fashioning the Humanities.” UC Humanities Research Institute, 2012-2013
2012-13 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow, year-long, Huntington Library, 2012-2013
2013-14 Instructional Innovation Grant, UC-Riverside, 2013-2014
2014 Albert and Elaine Borchard Foundation, Scholar-in-Residence, France, 2014
Kimberly Devlin Professor Date Description
1979 Mellon Fellowship for Masters Students 1979-1980
1981 Willard Chaney Memorial Fellowship 1981-1982
1983 Alice Freeman Palmer Fellowship 1983-1984
1984 Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship, 1984-1985
1986 UCR Faculty Development Award
Jennifer Doyle Associate Professor Date Description
1997-98 Kenan Ethics Program Named Instructor, Duke University, Durham, N.C.
1998-99 Jesse Ball duPont Scholar-in-Residence, Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, VA
2000 Resident Fellowship, Center for Ideas and Society, University of California, Riverside, “Giving Media Studies Body”
2005 Resident Fellowship, Center for Ideas and Society, University of California, Riverside, “Left Fields: Identity, Desire, and the Critical Turn to Marx”
2006 Residency at Grinnell College, Iowa, Distinguished Professor in Humanities.
2006 Distinguished Visiting Professor, Grinnell Iowa, three week residency
2007-08 Leverhulme Trust Visiting Fellowship, Goldsmiths College, University of London
2009-10 Faculty COR Award, UC Riverside
Erica Edwards Assistant Professor Date Description
1996-99 Mellon Minority Undergraduate Fellowship, 1996-1999
1999 Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies, 1999
1999 Social Science Research Council Predoctoral Fellowship, 1999
1999-2003  Duke Endowment Fellowship, Duke University, 1999-2003
2004-05;2005-06  Special Collections Library Internship, Duke University, 2005-2006; 2004-2005
2006  Teaching Award, African and African American Studies Program, Duke University, 2006
2009-10 Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship, 2009-2010
2010 Resident Fellowship, Center for Ideas and Society (University of California, Riverside), 2009-2010
2010-11 Regents’ Junior Faculty Fellowship, UC Riverside, 2010-2011
2012-13 University of California Center for New Racial Studies Grant, 2012-2013
2014 William Sanders Scarborough Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Study of African American Literature and Culture, 2014
Carole Fabricant Professor Date Description
1977 Grant-In-Aid, American Council for Learned Societies, September 1977 to April 1978
1977 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Fellowship, 1977
1979 James L. Clifford Prize for (best article on an 18th century subject) 1979-1980
1979 Affirmative Action Development Grant, University of California, Riverside, September 1979 to March 1980
1980 Faculty Development Award, University of California, Riverside, Summer 1980
1985 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Fellowship, 1985
1999 John Simon Guggenheim, Jr. Memorial Foundation Fellowship
2000 Huntington Library Fellowship, Fall 2000
2001 Penny Kanner Fellowship, Clark Library, Winter 2001
John M. Ganim Professor Date Description
Member, Phi Beta Kappa
1977 Recipient, Junior Faculty Award, Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 1977.
1978 Fellow, Humanities Institute, 1978
1991 Fellow, Center for Ideas and Society, Spring 1991
2001-02 Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim, Jr. Memorial Foundation, 2001-2002
2004-present International Associate, Network for Early European Research, University of Western Australia and Australian Research Council, 2004-present
2007 Entry Published on Professor Ganim’s Career in Contemporary Authors 2007
2007 Inducted into Weehawken Academic Hall of Fame, May 2007
2007 Visiting Research Scholar and Honorary Faculty Member, University of Adelaide, South Australia, February 2007
2006-08 President, New Chaucer Society, 2006-2008
Weihsin Gui Assistant Professor Date Description
2012 Resident Fellowship winter 2012, Center for Ideas and Society, UC Riverside, “Belonging and Biopolitics:Examining Sovereighnty in Transnational Spaces”
George E. Haggerty Professor Date Description
1983-84 Regents’ Junior Faculty Fellowship, 1983- 1984
1986-87 Distinguished Teaching Award, UCR, 1986-87
1992-93, 95-96 Resident Fellowship, Center for Ideas and Society, UCR, 1992-93, 1995-96
1998 Resident Fellowship, Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI), UC Irvine, Fall 1998
1999-00 UC President’s Research Fellowship,  1999-2000
2004 Joseph Schick Professor of British Literature.  Department of English Literature.  Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN. October, 2004.
2008 American Musicologial Association, 2008 Philip Brett Award for the edition of Philip Brett’s essays Music and Sexuality in Britten: Selected Essays
Keith Harris Associate Professor Date Description
2005 National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship African Cinema Instustitute Dakar, Senagal
2006 2006 Jacob’s Pillow Research Fellowship
2009 Resident Fellowship, Center for Ideas and Society, UCR winter 2009
Katherine A. Kinney Associate Professor Date Description
1992  UC Riverside Pre-Tenure Development Award Spring 1992
1993 Research Fellowship Minority Discourse Project; Summer 1998 Irvine, CA UCHRI
1995 UC Riverside Pre-Tenure Development Award Summer 1995
1995 Resident Fellowship Post-national Cultural Studies; Fall 1995 Riverside, CA Center for Ideas and Society
1996 Resident Fellowship Post-national American Studies; Fall 1996 Irvine, CA UCHRI
1998 UC President’s Research Fellowship AY 1998-99
2000 Hewlett Fellow Fall 2000 Riverside, CA Center for Ideas and Society
2001 2001 “Choice” Outstanding Academic Book Award
2003 Outstanding Teaching Award 2003-04 Riverside, CA of Humanities Arts and Social Sciences, UC Riverside
2005 Resident Fellowship Spring 2005 Riverside, CA Center for Ideas and Society, Ford Cloning Group
2009-10 Faculty COR Award, UC Riverside
Vorris Nunley Assistant Professor Date Description
2007 Invitation to sit on board of MLA (Modern Language Association) beginning 1/1/08 Highly regarded English Association
2008 Resident Fellowship winter 2008, Center for Ideas and Society, UC Riverside
2012 Resident Fellowship winter 2012, Center for Ideas and Society, UC Riverside, “Ornament, Race, and Aesthetics”
Michelle H. Raheja Assistant Professor Date Description
2002-03 Regents Faculty Fellowship , UC Riverside
2002 Resident Fellowship, Center for Ideas and Society, UC Riverside, Native American Studies in the 21st Century: Activism, History, Spirituality, Literature, UCR, Fall Quarter 2002
2002 D’Arcy McNickle Center/Lannan Foundation Summer Institute, Summer Institute: American Indian Autobiography as Tribal and Personal History: Who Gets to Tell the Story?, Newberry Library, Chicago, IL
2003-04 Postdoctoral Fellow , UCLA, Institute of American Cultures/American Indian Studies
2005-06 Major Instructional Improvement Award, UC Riverside
2005-06 Regents Faculty Fellowship, UC Riverside
2007 Resident Fellow, Center for Ideas and Society, UC Riverside, Spring 2007, “Embodying the Archive”
2008 Finalist for the Constance M. Rourke Prize, Recognition for “Reading Nanook’s smile” in the American Quarterly.
2012 Fulbright Research Fellowship, Sami research in Tromso, Norway
Stanley N. Stewart Professor Date Description
1971-72 Senior Fellowship, John Guggenheim Memorial Foundation (1971-1972)
Offered Senior Fellowship, American Council of Learned Societies (declined it to take Guggenheim)
1988 Gran-in-Aid, British Academy (Summer, 1988)
1988-90 Research Grant (Collaborative), UC Humanities Research Institute (1988-1990)
1988 Distinguished Teaching Award, UC Riverside (1988)
1992 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship, Huntington Library (Jan/Feb 1992)
1991 Grant-in-Aid, British Academy (Summer, 1991)
1991-present Associate Member, Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, UCLA (1991-present)
1991 Reginald A. Lenna Visiting Professor, St. Bonaventure University (September 1991)
1993 Grant-in-Aid, British Academy (Summer, 1993)
2000 Faculty Research Lecturer, UC Riverside (2000)
2008 Ben Jonson Journal Vol. 16 written in honor of Stanley Stewart (2008)
James Tobias Associate Professor Date Description
1994 Pioneering Work Interactivity New York University
1996 Merit Fellowship Pre-Doctoral University of Southern California
2000 Gold Medal Best Overall Design, New Media Magazine/En Vision Awards
2003 UC Faculty Fellowship
2005 UCHRI Residental Fellowship
2007 UCHRI sort-term Residency in February of 2007 Residential Fellow
Carole-Anne Tyler Associate Professor Date Description
1992 Resident Fellowship, UCR Center for Ideas and Society, Winter 1992
1991-92 American Council of Learned Societies, Fellowship for Recent Recipients of the Ph.D
1998 Resident Fellowship, UCR Center for Ideas and Society, Spring 1998
1998-99 President’s Research Fellowship, University of California, 1998-1999
2009 Faculty Committee on Research Award, UC Riverside
2012 Resident Fellowship winter 2012, Center for Ideas and Society, UC Riverside, “Belonging and Biopolitics:Examining Sovereighnty in Transnational Spaces”
Deborah Willis Associate Professor Date Description
1974 Eisner Award for Poetry 1974 and 1982
1991 Pre-Tenure Development Award, UC Riverside
1992 Resident Fellowship Award 1992, 1997, 2001, 2006 Center for Ideas and Society, UCR
1997 Resident Fellowship Award ,Center for Ideas and Society, UCR
1999 Faculty Director Hewlett Program in General Education, 1999-2003 UCR
2001 Resident Fellowship Award,Center for Ideas and Society, UCR
2006 Resident Fellowship Award, Center for Ideas and Society, UCR
2008-09 Faculty COR Award for research, $10,000, UC Riverside
Traise Yamamoto Associate Professor Date Description
1987 Vernon M. Spence Award Washington, University of Washington
1987 Academy of American Poets Prize, Academy of American Poets
1990  Academy of American Poets Honorable Mention, Academy of American Poets
1991 Hallien Johnson Memorial Fellowship Fellowship in Women and Literary Study Washington, University of Washington
1995 Research residency Fall 1995, UC Riverside, Center for Ideas & Society
1999 Research residency Spring 1999, UC Riverside, Center for Ideas & Society
2010 Resident Fellowship, winter 2010, Center for Ideas and Society, UC Riverside
2009-10 Faculty COR Award, UC Riverside
2009-10 Patricia McSweeny McCauley Chair in Teaching Excellence
Susan Zieger Associate Professor Date Description
1995 Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies, 1995-1996
2004 Regents’ Faculty Fellowship/Faculty Development Award, 2004-2005
2005 Huntington Library Fellowship, 2005
2006 American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship, 2006-2007
2006 Center for Ideas and Society Faculty Fellowship, UCR, Fall 2006