Faculty Awards and Recognitions of Note
Dr. Barry Lanman, honored as this year’s winner of The Postsecondary Teaching Award of the Oral History Association. “The Award recognizes a distinguished postsecondary educator involved in undergraduate, graduate, continuing, or professional education who has incorporated the practice of oral history in the classroom in an exemplary way.”
Anne Rubin awarded American Council of Learned Societies Digital Innovation Fellowship for 2008. Dr. Rubin will use the fellowship to work on her book and website project, “Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman’s March and America.”
Amy Froide appointed UMBC Bearman Family Chair in Entrepreneurship for 2007-2010. The three-year fellowship is awarded to a faculty member studying, teaching, and promoting entrepreneurship.
Amy Froide awarded the Helen L. Bing and Fletcher Jones Foundation Fellowship at the Huntington Library for Summer and Fall 2007. The fellowship provides research support for Dr. Froide’s current book project, “The Silent Partners of Britain’s Financial Revolution: Women as Public Investors 1688-1760.
Kriste Lindenmeyer named Kauffman Entrepreneurship Fellow for 2007-2010. The three-year appointment facilitates the promotion of innovative and entrepreneurial thinking in the curriculum at UMBC.