Teresa Longo to receive Thomas Jefferson Award

Teresa Longo will receive the Thomas Jefferson Award at William & Mary's Charter Day ceremony on Feb. 8. The award is presented to a person who "has demonstrated a deep devotion and outstanding service to the College and whose life, character and influence on the College exemplify the principles of Thomas Jefferson."
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Story by Erin ZagurskyAsk Dean for Educational Policy Teresa Longo about her devotion to William & Mary, and she will humbly tell you that she is by no means an exception to the rule. “The people that are at William & Mary are just amazing,” she said. “In the dean’s office in particular, the kind… Read More

President’s Award for Service to the Community for 2012: Regina Root

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Areas of Specialization Root’s research interests include the material and environmental culture of the Americas. She is the editor of The Latin American Fashion Reader (Berg Publishers 2005), which takes a broad look at the influence of Latin American culture on global fashion trends. The volume was awarded the 2006 Arthur P. Whitaker Prize, shortlisted… Read More

Alumni Fellowship Award for Excellence in Teaching for 2012: Elena Prokhorova

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Elena Prokhorova: Associate Professor of Russian, Department of Modern Languages & Literatures, Film & Cultural Studies Program Research: Soviet and post-Soviet television Visual representations of national identity Genre theory Gender Theory   Teaching Experience: Russian language Russian literature and media (in Russian) 19th and 20th-century Rusn lit. Russian cinema The Eastern Front Dostoevsky Media and… Read More

PBK Award for Excellence in Research for 2012: Rob Leventhal

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Rob is Associate Professor of German Studies at the College of William and Mary, where he teaches German language, literature, thought and culture from the 18th century to the present. 1975-1982 Stanford University, Ph.D. in German Thought and Literature (1982) 1976  Stanford University, M.A. in German Literature, with Distinction (September, 1976) 1979-1980 Institut für deutsche… Read More

Plumeri Award for 2012: Alexander Prokhorov

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Alexander Prokhorov is Associate Professor of Russian and Film Studies at College of William and Mary. His research interests include: Russian visual culture, genre theory, and film history. He is the author of Inherited Discourse: Paradigms of Stalinist Culture in Literature and Cinema of the Thaw (Akademicheskii proekt, 2007) and the editor of Springtime for… Read More

Plumeri Award for 2012: Regina Root

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Root’s research interests include the material and environmental culture of the Americas. She is the editor of The Latin American Fashion Reader (Berg Publishers 2005), which takes a broad look at the influence of Latin American culture on global fashion trends. The volume was awarded the 2006 Arthur P. Whitaker Prize, shortlisted for the 2006… Read More

Philpott-Pérez Award for Student Faculty Research for 2011: Jonathan Arries

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Jonathan Arries, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies, received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialty in Foreign Language Education. His dissertation title was “Ideology and Social Studies Textbooks Used in the Education of Hispanic Americans,” and his current area of research is the scholarship of teaching and learning,… Read More

Plumeri Award for 2011: Alexander Prokhorov

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Alexander Prokhorov is Associate Professor of Russian and Film Studies at College of William and Mary. His research interests include Russian visual culture, genre theory, and film history. He is the author of Inherited Discourse: Paradigms of Stalinist Culture in Literature and Cinema of the Thaw (Akademicheskii proekt, 2007) and the editor of Springtime for… Read More

Margaret L. Hamilton Professorship Awarded in 2011: Maryse Fauvel

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Maryse Fauvel Associate Chair of Educational Policy, French and Francophone Studies Section Coordinator, Professor of French and Francophone Studies

Duke Award for 2011: Mike Blum

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Mike Blum Senior Academic Technologist for the Humanities, has an MA in English Literature from the College of William and Mary and an MA in Medieval English Literature from the University of Virginia. Mike has a wide variety of interests in the field of academic computing. Recent projects have involved the design of collaborative learning… Read More

Plumeri Award for Facult Excellence for 2011: Rachel DiNitto

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Rachel DiNitto is an Associate Professor of Japanese Studies at the College of William and Mary in Virginia. She is also currently the Co-director for Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (AMES) and the Associate Departmental Chair for the Modern Languages & Literatures Department. She got her Ph.D. in Modern Japanese Literature from the University of… Read More

Faculty Governance Award for 2011: Katherine Kulick

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My primary area of research is at the intersection of second language acquisition theory and foreign language teaching pedagogies.   The classroom is my laboratory for exploring language acquisition processes and the many factors that influence adult foreign language achievement and proficiency levels.  My research bridges the gap between the theories of foreign language acquisition and the real world classroom experience of language… Read More

Class of 1963 Distinguished Professor for 2010: Regina Root

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Areas of Specialization Root’s research interests include the material and environmental culture of the Americas. She is the editor of The Latin American Fashion Reader (Berg Publishers 2005), which takes a broad look at the influence of Latin American culture on global fashion trends. The volume was awarded the 2006 Arthur P. Whitaker Prize, shortlisted… Read More

Plumeri Award for 2010: Maryse Fauvel

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Professor Maryse Fauvel (MLL Francophone studies) has won a 2010 Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence. Created by alumnus and former Board of Visitor member Joseph J. Plumeri (’66), the Plumeri Awards are given annually and recognize faculty who demonstrate exceptional performance in research, teaching and service over a number of years.

Crystal Apple Award for Outstanding Faculty for 2009: George Greenia

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Areas of Specialization The langauges, literatures and cultural history of Medieval Iberia from the 13th century through the 15th., medieval book culture and the archeology of the manuscript book, manuscript illuminations, pilgrimage studies, and linguistics.   Background George D. Greenia specializes in the Spanish Middle Ages, its literature, language, art and social history. He is… Read More

Class of 2011 Professorship Awarded in 2009: Silvia Tandeciarz

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Silvia Tandeciarz earned her M.A. in English from Stanford University (1988) and her Ph.D. in Literature from Duke University (1995). She has been at the College since 1999. A specialist in Latin American Cultural Studies criticism, she is particularly interested in Southern Cone cultural production post-dictatorship. Her current research focuses on contemporary visual, spatial, and… Read More

PBK Faculty Award for 2009: Silvia Tandeciarz

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Silvia Tandeciarz earned her M.A. in English from Stanford University (1988) and her Ph.D. in Literature from Duke University (1995). She has been at the College since 1999. A specialist in Latin American Cultural Studies criticism, she is particularly interested in Southern Cone cultural production post-dictatorship. Her current research focuses on contemporary visual, spatial, and… Read More

Alumni Fellowship Award for 2009: Rob Leventhal

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Rob Leventhal an Associate Professor of German Studies at the College of William and Mary, where I teach German language, literature, thought and culture from the 18th century to the present. 1975-1982 Stanford University, Ph.D. in German Thought and Literature (1982)1976 Stanford University, M.A. in German Literature, with Distinction (September, 1976) 1979-1980 Institut für deutsche Philologie,… Read More

Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence for 2009: Francie Cate-Arries

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Francie Cate-Arries completed her Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and joined the faculty of the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at the College of William & Mary in 1986. She is a professor of contemporary Spanish cultural and literary studies, and teaches courses at all levels of the curriculum, including Fundamentals of Literary… Read More

Alumni Fellowship Award for 2008: Alexander Prokhorov

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Alexander Prokhorov is Associate Professor of Russian and Film Studies at College of William and Mary. His research interests include Russian visual culture, genre theory, and film history. He is the author of Inherited Discourse: Paradigms of Stalinist Culture in Literature and Cinema of the Thaw (Akademicheskii proekt, 2007) and the editor of Springtime for… Read More

Jefferson Teaching Award for 2008: Alexander Prokhorov

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Alexander Prokhorov is Associate Professor of Russian and Film Studies at College of William and Mary. His research interests include Russian visual culture, genre theory, and film history. He is the author of Inherited Discourse: Paradigms of Stalinist Culture in Literature and Cinema of the Thaw (Akademicheskii proekt, 2007) and the editor of Springtime for… Read More

Outstanding Member of the William and Mary Faculty and Community for 2008: Anne Marie Stock

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Ann Marie Stock, Professor of Hispanic Studies & Film Studies (PhD University of Minnesota), is a specialist in cultural studies and new media. In her scholarship Dr. Stock analyzes the impact of globalization on local representation, the intersection of visual culture and sociopolitical transformation, and the role of film and media in identity formation. Grants… Read More

State Council of Higher Education of Virginia Award for 2007: Francie Cate-Arries

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Francie Cate-Arries completed her Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and joined the faculty of the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at the College of William & Mary in 1986. She is a professor of contemporary Spanish cultural and literary studies, and teaches courses at all levels of the curriculum, including Fundamentals of Literary… Read More

Faculty Advising Award for 2006: Jonathan Arries

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Jonathan Arries, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies, received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialty in Foreign Language Education. His dissertation title was “Ideology and Social Studies Textbooks Used in the Education of Hispanic Americans,” and his current area of research is the scholarship of teaching and learning,… Read More

Jefferson Teaching Award for 1996: Teresa Longo

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Teresa Longo is a faculty member in Modern Languages and Literatures and the Dean for Educational Policy at the College of William and Mary. She teaches Local/Global Issues, Masterworks, Issues in Mexican Culture and Urban Images. She works on the relationship between Latin America and the United States as it is articulated and negotiated through… Read More

Crystal Apple Award for Outstanding Faculty for 2006: George Greenia

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Areas of Specialization The langauges, literatures and cultural history of Medieval Iberia from the 13th century through the 15th., medieval book culture and the archeology of the manuscript book, manuscript illuminations, pilgrimage studies, and linguistics.   Background George D. Greenia specializes in the Spanish Middle Ages, its literature, language, art and social history. He is… Read More

Alumni Fellowship Award for 2006: Rachel DiNitto

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Rachel DiNitto is an Associate Professor of Japanese Studies at the College of William and Mary in Virginia. She is also currently the Co-director for Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (AMES) and the Associate Departmental Chair for the Modern Languages & Literatures Department. She got her Ph.D. in Modern Japanese Literature from the University of… Read More

Presidents Award for Service to the Community for 2005: Jonathan Arries

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Background Jonathan Arries, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies, received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialty in Foreign Language Education. His dissertation title was “Ideology and Social Studies Textbooks Used in the Education of Hispanic Americans,” and his current area of research is the scholarship of teaching and… Read More

Sharpe Professor for Civic Renewal for 2003: Jonathan Arries

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Background Jonathan Arries, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies, received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialty in Foreign Language Education. His dissertation title was “Ideology and Social Studies Textbooks Used in the Education of Hispanic Americans,” and his current area of research is the scholarship of teaching and… Read More

University Chair for Teaching Excellence for 2002: Jonathan Arries

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Background Jonathan Arries, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies, received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialty in Foreign Language Education. His dissertation title was “Ideology and Social Studies Textbooks Used in the Education of Hispanic Americans,” and his current area of research is the scholarship of teaching and… Read More

Pew National Fellowship for Carnegie Scholars for 2001: Jonathan Arries

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Background Jonathan Arries, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies, received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialty in Foreign Language Education. His dissertation title was “Ideology and Social Studies Textbooks Used in the Education of Hispanic Americans,” and his current area of research is the scholarship of teaching and… Read More

Medical Society of Virginia Alliance, Recognition Award for the Spanish Translation of “Domestic Violence Resource Guide” in 2000: Jonathan Arries

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Background Jonathan Arries, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies, received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialty in Foreign Language Education. His dissertation title was “Ideology and Social Studies Textbooks Used in the Education of Hispanic Americans,” and his current area of research is the scholarship of teaching and… Read More

VA COOL Faculty Award for 2000: Jonathan Arries

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VA COOL Faculty Award (Virginia Campus Outreach Opportunity League, Corporation for National Service, currently Virginia Campus Compact). Background Jonathan Arries, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies, received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialty in Foreign Language Education. His dissertation title was “Ideology and Social Studies Textbooks Used in… Read More

Alumni Fellowship Award for Excellence in Teaching for 2000: Jonathan Arries

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Background Jonathan Arries, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies, received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialty in Foreign Language Education. His dissertation title was “Ideology and Social Studies Textbooks Used in the Education of Hispanic Americans,” and his current area of research is the scholarship of teaching and… Read More

Alumni Society of William and Mary Teaching Award for 1998: Jennifer Taylor

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Jennifer Taylor received her Ph.D. in German Studies from Cornell University and is an Associate Professor of German Studies in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the College of William and Mary. Her research areas include German Film, Holocaust Studies and Women’s Studies. During her career she has given numerous scholarly talks and… Read More

Phi Beta Kappa Award for the Advancement of Scholarship for 1993: Francie Cate-Arries

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Francie Cate-Arries completed her Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and joined the faculty of the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at the College of William & Mary in 1986. She is a professor of contemporary Spanish cultural and literary studies, and teaches courses at all levels of the curriculum, including Fundamentals of Literary… Read More

Alumni Fellowship Award for Excellence in Teaching for 1992: Francie Cate-Arries

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Francie Cate-Arries completed her Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and joined the faculty of the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at the College of William & Mary in 1986. She is a professor of contemporary Spanish cultural and literary studies, and teaches courses at all levels of the curriculum, including Fundamentals of Literary… Read More

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