Awards and Honors

Awards and Accomplishments

Awardee

Year

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
Southeastern Conference (SEC) Emerging Scholar

Dr. Phyllis Johnson

2021

University of Kentucky Provost’s Outstanding Teaching Award

Dr. Lee Bullock

2021

University of Kentucky
College of Arts & Sciences Oustanding Graduate Student Mentoring Award

Dr. Ann Kingsolver

2021

University of Kentucky
College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award

Shayna Lindquist
Dayton Starnes II

2021

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
William Y. Adams Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Shayna Lindquist
Miriam Ruth Dike

2021

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
Margaret Lantis Award for Excellence in Research by a Graduate Student

Dayton Starnes II

2021

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
William Y. Adams Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Sia Beasley
Dayton Starnes II
Ashley Whitten

2020

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
Margaret Lantis Award for Excellence in Research by a Graduate Student

Alberto Ortiz Brito
Mauri Systo

2020

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
William Y. Adams Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Lee Bullock
Anna Casserly

2019

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
Margaret Lantis Award for Excellence in Research by a Graduate Student

Céline Lamb
Daniel Joseph

2019

Southeastern Archaeological Conference
Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Richard Jefferies

2018

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
William Y. Adams Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Mauri Systo

2018

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
Margaret Lantis Award for Excellence in Research by a Graduate Student

Mary Beth Schmid
Lesly-Marie Buer

2018

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
William Y. Adams Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Vanessa Hanvey

2017

University of Kentucky
Vice Provost for Research Outstanding Teaching Award for Faculty

Shannon Plank

2017

University of Kentucky
Vice Provost for Research Outstanding Teaching Award for a Teaching Assistant

Jasper Waugh-Quasebarth

2017

Human Biology Association
Franz Boas Distinguished Achievement Award

Dr. Deborah L Crooks

2017

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
William Y. Adams Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Jasper Waugh-Quasebarth

2016

University of Kentucky College of Education
Teacher Who Made a Difference Award

Dr. Monica Udvardy

2016

Society for the Anthropology of Work
Eric R. Wolf Graduate Student Paper Prize

Mary Elizabeth Schmid

2016

Society for Medical Anthropology
Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco Study Group Graduate Student Paper Prize

Lesly-Marie Clevenger Buer

2016

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
William Y. Adams Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Karen A. Stevens

2015

Society for American Archaeology
Presidential Recognition Award

Dr. Christopher Pool

2014

Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies
Davis Center Book Prize in Political and Social Studies

Dr. Erin Koch

2014

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
William Y. Adams Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Lydia Shanklin Roll

2014

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching

Dr. Deborah L Crooks

2013

University of Kentucky College of Education
Teacher Who Made a Difference Award

Dr. Christopher Pool

2013

Institute of International Educations's Scholars Rescue Fund
Outstanding Service Award

Dr. Juliana McDonald

2013

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
William Y. Adams Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Christopher John Grosh

2013

University of Kentucky
University Research Professor

Dr. Christopher Pool

2012

Society for Economic Anthropology
Book Prize for Best Book in Economic Anthropology Published between 2009 and 2011

Dr. Sarah Lyon

2012

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
William Y. Adams Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Heather Jan Sawyer

2012

Vanderbilt University Press
The Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Prize for the Best Project in the Area of Medicine

Dr. Erin Koch

2011

University of Kentcuky Alumni Association
Great Teacher Award

Dr. Erin Koch

2011

Society for the Anthropology of Work
Book Prize for The Gender of Globalization: Women Navigating Cultural and Economic Marginalities

Dr. Ann Kingsolver

2011

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
William Y. Adams Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Ryan B. Anderson

2011

National Academic Advisors Association
Faculty Advisor Award

Dr. Monica Udvardy

2010

University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences
Arts & Sciences Lecturer of the Year 

Dr. Juliana McDonald

2010

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
William Y. Adams Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Allison D. Harnish

2010

University of Kentucky College of Education
Teacher Who Made a Difference Award

Dr. Sarah Lyon

2009

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
William Y. Adams Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Travis H. Hedwig

2009

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
William Y. Adams Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Dejene N. Debsu

2008

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
William Y. Adams Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Maureen E. Meyers

2007

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
William Y. Adams Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Rebecca A. Fletcher

2006

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
William Y. Adams Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Erin J. Kenny

2005

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
William Y. Adams Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Chad T. Morris

2004

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
William Y. Adams Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Erin M. Gregory

2003

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
William Y. Adams Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Jennifer R. Wies

2002

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
William Y. Adams Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Michael L. Loughlin

2001

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
William Y. Adams Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Denise C. Lewis

2000

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
William Y. Adams Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Stephen C. Pavey

1999

University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology
William Y. Adams Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Betty Jo Stokes

1998