HSS Honors and Awards
Featured Faculty Research Honors
Wiggins Awarded Fellowships from the Institute for Citizens & Scholars and the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)
Danielle Wiggins, assistant professor of history, received two fellowships for for her project, The Politics of Black Excellence: Atlanta and the Making of Modern Black Politics. One is a Career Enhancement Fellowship for the 2022-23 academic year from the Institute for Citizens & Scholars, which seeks to increase the presence of underrepresented junior and other faculty members in the humanities, social sciences, and arts by creating career development opportunities for selected Fellows with promising research projects. Wiggins also received a 2022 ACLS Fellowship, which supports exceptional scholarship in the humanities and interpretive social sciences.
Featured Teaching or Mentoring Award
Factor and Pomatto Receive 2022 Brass Division Award
Lecturer in Poetry Jenny Factor and Professor of Economics Luciano Pomatto received the 2022 Brass Division Award (BDA) for their outstanding contributions in teaching, as determined by a faculty committee considering student evaluations and online nominations. One student shared that Factor’s class “made me love poetry again and motivated me to make poetry a part of my life even after En 85 [ended].” Students in Pomatto’s Matching Markets course (Ec 117) described his teaching in very favorable terms, with one saying, “Amongst all the classes that I had during the first year, Luciano’s class … has got to be the best.”
Announcing the 2022 HSS Student Prizewinners
The Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to present its prize recipients for the 2021–2022 academic year.