Faculty Honors

Five Faculty Named Chancellor's Fellows Kathleen Holder January 26, 2018
Five associate professors in the UC Davis College of Letters and Science are members of the university’s newest class of Chancellor’s Fellows, an honor for early career faculty who are already making outstanding contributions to their fields.

Psychologist Honored for Early Career Contributions

January 12, 2018
The American Psychological Association recently selected Assistant Professor Eliza Bliss-Moreau for a 2018 Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology for her research on the biological underpinnings of emotion.

Historian Wins Equity Prize

January 09, 2018
Associate Professor Lorena Oropeza received the 2017 Equity Award from the American Historical Association last week for excellence in recruiting and retaining historians from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.

Advanced Science: Five New AAAS Fellows

November 20, 2017
Five faculty members of the College of Letters and Science are among the 15 UC Davis faculty elected to the newest class of fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. 
Brain Researcher Receives Fellowship to Study Zika's Impact on Infants Kathleen Holder October 16, 2017
Eliza Bliss-Moreau, an assistant professor in the UC Davis Department of Psychology who studies the biological underpinnings of emotion and the evolution of the brain, has been named a 2017 Murray B. Gardner Junior Faculty Research Fellow.
Sociologist Receives UC Davis Award for Grad Student Mentoring Kathleen Holder June 17, 2016
Recognizing the vital role of faculty mentors, the UC Davis Academic Senate recently honored Vicki Smith, professor and chair of the Department of Sociology, for “outstanding commitment” to the success of graduate students.