Teaching

2018 Student Success Faculty Fellow, Center for Teaching Excellence Competitive Award, University Level, Texas A&M University, Galen D. Newman

2017 “Outstanding Mentor Award,” Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, College of Architecture, Texas A&M University, Galen D. Newman

2015 TAMU Inaugural Arts & Humanities Fellow, Texas A&M University, Galen D. Newman

2013-2014 TAMU Service Learning Faculty Fellow, Texas A&M University, Galen D. Newman

2012 Center for Teaching Excellence Certificate, Faculty Teaching Academy, Texas A&M University, Galen D. Newman

2013, J. Thomas Regan Interdisciplinary Faculty Prize, College of Architecture, Texas A&M University, Mark J. Clayton

2011 Recognition: Outstanding Administrator Award. Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (for demonstrated outstanding leadership, one award per year), Forster Ndubisi

2009, Graduate Mentor Award, School of Social Ecology, UC Irvine, WEI LI

2007 Excellence in Teaching Award, College of Architecture and Urban Studies, University Certificate. Michael O’Brien.

2007 Undergraduate Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, TAMU, Shannon S. Van Zandt

2006 Excellence in Teaching Award, Myers-Lawson School of Construction, Department of Building Construction. Michael O’Brien.

2001-2002, Winner, Excellence in Teaching Award, USC Chapter of Mortar Board, Ann Bowman

1998, Second place, Fredericksburg Winery Intercollegiate Design Charrette, faculty member of team with five graduate students from Texas A&M University, Mark J. Clayton

1997, 1998. ASU Vice President for Student Affairs Certificate for Contributions to Students, Verna M. Keith.

1997 American Institute of Certified Planners Outstanding Student Award, Texas A&M University, Shannon S. Van Zandt

1996 Student Leadership Award, Master of Urban Planning Program, Texas A&M University, Shannon S. Van Zandt

1996, Outstanding Professor of the Year Award, Graduate Student Organization, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Florida International University, Miami, Florida. Walter Gillis Peacock

Research

2017 ICNHRR Best Paper Award,” for Understanding the Notion between Resiliency and Recovery through a Spatial-Temporal Analysis of Section 404 Wetland Alteration Permits before and after Hurricane Ike. Reja, M.Y., Brody, S., Highfield, W. & Newman, G. ICNHRR, Galen D. Newman

2016 CELA/CLASS Annual Research Award for ‘Smart Shrinkage: Design for the Undeveloping Landscape.’ Joint national research award from the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) and the California Landscape Architecture Student Scholarship Fund (CLASS), Galen D. Newman

2016 CELA Academy of Fellows Outstanding Poster Award, Council of Educator’s in Landscape Architecture (CELA) research award for ‘Design Assessment for Sustainable Hydrologic System Development Using a Systematic Framework.’ Sohn, W.M., Kim, J.H., & Newman, G, Galen D. Newman

2015 Best Paper in JAPA Award for ‘Assessing Networks of Plans and Vulnerability to Coastal Hazards and Climate Change.’ Authors Berke, P., Newman, G., Lee, J., Combs, T., Kolosna, C., & Salvensen, D. Journal of the American Planning Association, 81 (4), 287-302, Galen D. Newman

2014 ASLA Tri-State Professional Design Award, American Society of Landscape Architects, North Carolina Chapter (NC-ASLA). A competition between professional designers in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina – Analysis and Planning Category. “Project Green Test Track and Research Campus.’ Galen D. Newman

April, 2014.Distinguished Achievement Award in Research, Association of Former Students and Texas A&M University, Walter Gillis Peacock

2013 ESRI “Lightning Talk Award” Environmental Systems Research Institute GeoDesign Summit, Redlands, CA, Galen D. Newman

July 2013, Tourism Society of Korea President ‘Best Paper Award’ for the paper entitled “Rethinking ‘Place’ in Tourism Development: A Conceptual Framework for Tourism Planners and Sociologists.” Authored by Lee, J.H. & Matarrita-Cascante, D. Presented by Lee, J.H. at the

2013 Tourism Society of Korea (TOSOK) International Tourism Conference. Seoul, Korea, David Matarrita-Cascante

2010, Martha Newkirk Excellence in Research Award, UC Irvine, WEI LI

2009, Enrico L. Quarantelli Award for Social Science Disaster Theory, in recognition of notable and significant theoretical work by social and behavioral scientists in the disaster area. Walter Gillis Peacock

2008 to 2012. Rodney L. Dockery Endowed Professor in Housing and the Homeless, Texas A&M University, Walter Gillis Peacock

May 2007, Kenneth P. Wilkinson Memorial Award in Rural Sociology. Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology. The Pennsylvania State University. David Matarrita-Cascante

August 2006, Rural Sociological Society’s Community Interest Group ‘Best Student Paper Award’ for the paper entitled “Profiling Participative Residents in Western Communities.” Authored by MatarritaCascante, D. & A.E. Luloff. Presented by Matarrita-Cascante, D. at the 69th Annual Conference of the Rural Sociological Society. Louisville, KY, David Matarrita-Cascante

2006 Student Team Award, for “Macon County Comprehensive Plan,” American Planning Association, Galen D. Newman

2006 Excellence in Outreach Award, College of Architecture and Urban Studies, Virginia Tech Solar House 2006. Michael O’Brien.

2003 NCARB Prize for Creative Integration of Practice in the Academy. Award from the National Council of Architecture Registration Boards for “The Art of Integration/The Science of Building.” Michael O’Brien.

2003, Honorable mention for ”Raymond Unwin, John Nolen and the Garden City Design Principles” awarded by the Architectural Research Center Consortium in the Conference Paper Competition at the ARCC 2003 Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona. Michael O’Brien.

2003 Recognition: Merit Award in Communications. American Society of Landscape Architects, Washington Chapter for book Ecological Planning, Forster Ndubisi

2003 XCaliber Team Award. Member of “The Art of Integration/The Science of Building.” Project team led by, Robert Schubert, Robert Dunay, Michael Ellis awarded by Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Michael O’Brien.

May 2001. Opportunity, Deprivation and Housing Nexus paper competition award, sponsored by Housing Studies, Shannon S. Van Zandt

2000, Student Excellent Research Paper Award, Renmin University of China, WEI LI

1999 Recognition: Honor Award. American Society of Landscape Architects (the only Honor Award for Research in 1999), Forster Ndubisi

1998-2001. Senior Research Associate, Center for the Study of Global Issues, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. Walter Gillis Peacock

1997, National Notable Documents Award, American Library Association: O’Brien, M.

Fellowship

2017 CELA ‘Excellence in Research and Creative Scholarship Award (Junior Level),” National research award, Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, Galen D. Newman

2011, Social Ecology Alumni Fellowship, UC Irvine, WEI LI

2009, Dean’s PhD Dissertation Fellowship, School of Social Ecology, UC Irvine, WEI LI

2009, Chew-Liang China Rural Development Fellowship, Chew-Liang China Rural Development Foundation, WEI LI

2006, Planning, Policy and Design PhD Fellowship, UC Irvine, WEI LI

2004 Don Logan Southern Progress Endowed Scholarship, Auburn University, Galen D. Newman

2003-2005, International Student Scholarship, University of Waterloo, WEI LI

2002–2003 Urban Scholars Postdoctoral Fellowship: One of ten winning research proposals in a national competition to define urban research. Funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and administered by the National Research Council of The National Academies, Cecilia Giusti

2000 Fall – 2002 Spring, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Fellowship (Environmental Justice), John Thomas Cooper Jr.

2000-2003, Academic Excellence Scholarship, Renmin University of China, WEI LI

2000, Nolen Scholarship award, Rare Book and Manuscript Division, Kroch Memorial Library, Cornell University, Michael O’Brien.

2000, Distinguished Scholarship Award, College of Architecture and Urban Studies, Virginia Tech. Michael O’Brien.

1995-1996, University of North Carolina Merit Assistantship, John Thomas Cooper Jr.

Miscellaneous

2017-present, Fellow, Institute of Sustainable Communities, TAMU, Ann Bowman

2017: 19th International Conference on Natural Hazard Risk Reduction – Boston, MA, Galen D. Newman

2016, Winner, Daniel Elazar Distinguished Scholar Award, Federalism and Intergovernmental

Relations section, American Political Science Association, Ann Bowman

2015 ACSP People’s Choice Poster Award, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning for ‘A Current Inventory of Vacant Land in Urban America.’ Lee, R.J., Newman, G., and Bowman, A.

2014, Winner, Bush School Faculty Excellence Award, Ann Bowman

2014-present, Fellow, National Academy of Public Administration, Ann Bowman

August 2012 to present.Sandy and Bryan Mitchell Master Builder Endowed Chair, Texas A&M University, Walter Gillis Peacock

2011 to present. President, International Research Committee on Disasters, Walter Gillis Peacock

2010 Conference Travel Grant: Financial support to attend the Urban Affairs National Conference in Hawaii. Funded by the Urban Affairs Association, Cecilia Giusti

2010-present, Fellow, Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy, Bush School of Government and Public Service, TAMU, Ann Bowman

2010 to present. Senior Fellow, Center for Texas Beaches and Shores, Texas A&M University – Galveston. Walter Gillis Peacock

2009, Winner, Extraordinary Women Faculty Award, TAMU Women Former Students’ Network, Ann Bowman

2008 to present. Fellow, Institute for Science, Technology and Public Policy, The Bush School of Government and public Service, Texas A&M University. Walter Gillis Peacock

2007 Recognition: Fellow, Council of Educators in Landscape Architects (Second class elected into the Academy of Fellows) Recognition: Nominated by Texas American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) to the National ASLA Academy of Fellows (November 21, 2007) , Forster Ndubisi

2007 Creative Achievement Award, College of Architecture and Urban Studies. Michael O’Brien.

2006 Wine Award Nominee, College of Architecture and Urban Studies. One of 9 finalists drawn from the 2,706 faculty. Michael O’Brien.

2006 Thesis Book Award (Best Thesis), Auburn University, Galen D. Newman

2006, Newsmaker Image Award, with Michael Lindell and Carla Prater, awarded by Texas A&M University’s Office of Marketing and Communications. Walter Gillis Peacock

2005-2006, President of the Student Chapter of the International Association for Society and Natural Resources. The Pennsylvania State University. David Matarrita-Cascante

2005 – 2006 Sigma Lambda Alpha Honor Society for the Applied Arts, Auburn University, Galen D. Newman

2003, Distinguished Graduate Honor, Renmin University of China, WEI LI

2002, Distinguished Charitable Service Award, Renmin University of China, WEI LI

2002 to present. Senior Research Fellow, Hazards Reduction and Recovery Center, College of Architecture, Texas A&M University. Walter Gillis Peacock

1997.Association of Black Sociologists, Recognition for Service and Commitment, Verna M. Keith.

1996.American Sociological Association, Minority Fellowship Program, Recognition for Outstanding Service, Verna M. Keith.

1995-96, Fulbright Distinguished Chair Award, Odense University, Denmark, Ann Bowman

1995-96, Fulbright Distinguished Chair Award, Odense University, Denmark, Ann Bowman

 

Comprehensive Faculty Awards List

Awards/Research Awards/awards.pdf