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Recognitions

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, boasts a productive and distinguished faculty with a proud record of research, scholarship, and creative achievement. Quest honors those many faculty whose accomplishments have received local, regional, national and international recognition.

To suggest additions to this list, please contact Bill Dockery at (865) 974-2187 or dockeryb@utk.edu.
 


 

Andrea Meltzer, a graduate student in experimental psychology, received a first prize in the student category for her poster presentation, “ ‘Tell me I’m Sexy…But Stay Forever’: Interactive Effects of Objectification and Commitment in Relationships.” Meltzer was among 248 posters in her category at the yearly meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in San Antonio. James McNulty, associate professor of psychology, was coauthor of her paper.

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An article published by Clinical graduate student Alison Nathanson and the late Deborah Rhatigan, assistant professor in clinical psychology, has been chosen as one of the 20 best articles published in 2010 in the journal Violence Against Women. The article, titled “The Role of Female Behavior and Attributions in Predicting Behavioral Responses to Hypothetical Male Violence,” will be eligible for a plaque and $100 prize if selected by the readership of the journal.

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David Fox, associate professor of architecture, has been recognized for his work to promote diversity in architecture and design. The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture has recognized Fox with its Diversity Achievement Award for his efforts to revitalize neighborhoods, introduce sustainable design, and bring about ethnic and racial reconciliation. Fox’s UPSIDE, Urban Program in Sustainable Design Education, has brought together architecture students and local high school students in Chattanooga and Knoxville.

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Bradley Fenwick, professor of pathobiology in the College of Veterinary Medicine and former vice chancellor for research to the Knoxville campus, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for distinguished contributions in the field of veterinary and comparative medicine, scientific association leadership, editorial review and research program development and administration.

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Ziling Xue, professor of chemistry, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for distinguished contributions to the field of inorganic-organometallic chemistry, particularly for synthesis of metal complexes and mechanistic studies of the formation of metal carbenes.

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