Faculty Accolades

March 2, 2023

20 People to Know in Higher Education: Monique Smith

As manager of faculty diversity and development at Pitt, Smith is charged with faculty development and increasing diversity by creating equity-minded programs, training and events.

February 17, 2023

Kamesha Spates's Article Wins North Central Sociological Association's Scholarly Achievement Award

Dr. Kamesha Spates co-authored “Repertoire of Resilience: Black Women’s Social Resistance to Suicide” with Dr. Brittany Slatton. The article was selected for the North Central Sociological...

January 23, 2023

Dr. Robin Brooks's Book Wins Honorable Mention

The Caribbean Studies Association awarded Honorable Mention for its 2022 Barbara T. Christian Literary Award to Class...

January 12, 2023

Dean Valerie Kinloch Named Top 200 Education Scholar Nationally

Valerie Kinloch, Renée and Richard Goldman Endowed Dean and professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Education, was recognized as one of the nation’s most impactful education scholars...

December 7, 2022

Gooden is incoming co-editor/Editor of flagship journal of Linguistics

Shelome Gooden is newly elected incoming co-editor/Editor of Language, the flagship journal of the...

December 7, 2022

Ron Idoko at Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures Series

Associate Director Ron Idoko represented the University of Pittsburgh’s Center on Race and Social Problems when he introduced author Clint...

November 14, 2022

Gooden Emphasizes Teaming in Publication of New Book

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Shelome Gooden recently celebrated the publication of her book, “Social and structural aspects of...

November 1, 2022

Temple named editor-in-chief of Journal of Black Studies

Christel Temple, professor of Africana Studies, has been named editor-in-chief of the Journal of Black Studies, effective in January 2023.

October 28, 2022

Congrats to Monique Smith: TALI Emerging Leader

Faculty Affairs Manager Monique Smith is among 26 individuals named to The Advanced Leadership Institute's second cohort of the Emerging Leaders Program.

October 6, 2022

Two Win NIH Director’s New Innovator Awards

Two Pitt faculty members received the prestigious award to support unconventional approaches to major challenges in biomedical and behavioral research.

September 6, 2022

Pitt psychiatry team earned a $16.2 million grant renewal from the NIMH

The ETUDES Center will use the funds to combat adolescent suicide with a focus on Black and Hispanic youth.

August 23, 2022

Amanda Boston wins Critical Sociology award for best paper by a young scholar

In his memory and in recognition of his commitment to nurture junior scholars, the Editorial Board of Critical Sociology has created the...

June 15, 2022

Peck Palmer Appointed AAAC President Elect

Octavia Peck Palmer, PhD, FAACC, has been elected to serve on the AACC board of directors as president-elect starting in August 2022. Following this, she will serve successive terms as the...

May 19, 2022

Vanitha Swaminathan named co-editor of the Journal of Marketing

Pitt Business professor Vanitha Swaminathan has been named a co-editor for the Journal of Marketing, the premier scholarly journal in the marketing field, effective in July 2022.

May 12, 2022

Roberts Wins Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize

Assistant Professor of History Alaina E. Roberts has been awarded the Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize for her first book, I've Been Here All the While: Black Freedom on Native...