Faculty Awards

2020 - 2021 

Professor Ayşe Papatya Bucak of the English Department was awarded a prestigious fellowship to attend the Summer 2021 Sewanee Writer's Conference. "The Conference invites talented writers to come to Sewanee each summer to learn from each other in a welcoming and supportive environment". Professor Bucak will also be giving a reading at the Conference.

John Sandell, School of Architecture. Modular Credenza -Design Award of Honor for Object Design presented by the Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects, 2021. 

John Sandell, School of Architecture. Y-Table. International Design Competition, THE PLAN AWARDS, 2021. (Winner of the Industrial Design category.) Over 1600 projects were received among 20 categories ranging in scale  from urban design to industrial design. The jury included internationally renowned architects and designers. 

2019 - 2020

Dr. Adam Bradford was awarded the 2018 James W. Gargano Award for his essay "Any Peculiar Taste or Prepossession'? Poe and the Antebellum Registers of Authorial Interpretation". This is the highest award given by the Poe Studies Association in recognition of the most distinguished article on Poe in a given year.

2016 - 2017

Dr. Stephen Engle (English) was honored at the 55th Annual Barondess/Lincoln Award ceremony in Manhattan for his recent publication,  Gathering to Save a Nation: Lincoln & the Union's War Governors .

Dr. Thomas Martin (English) was awarded the Beverly Rogers Literary Essay Award for his co-written article, "'All for Love, and Nothing for Reward': Psyche from Spenser to Lacan, and the Loss of Critical Values." The article stems from a larger work that he co-authored with Duke Pesta, entitled  The Renaissance and the Postmodern (Routledge University Press, 2016).

2014 - 2015

Ayşe Papatya Bucak (English) was awarded residencies at the Betsy South Beach and the Millay Colony for the Arts as well as a Scholarly Creative Achievement Fellowship from the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters.

Rafael Dalleo (English) won Associate Professor Scholar of the Year at the University level.

Julieann Ulin (English) won Assistant Professor Scholar of the Year in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters.

2013 - 2014

Ayşe Papatya Bucak (English) won the O. Henry Prize for her story "The History of Girls," and the story was reprinted in O. Henry Prize Stories (2013). Bucak also won a Pushcart Prize for "Iconography," and the story was reprinted in The Pushcart Prize XXXVIII: Best of the Small Presses 2014 Edition .

Christine Scodari (School of Communication and Multimedia Studies) won the Carl Bode Award from the American Culture Association for the best article of the year (2013).

Kevin Wilt (Music) won the Sydney Contemporary Orchestral Call for Wind Quintets for Forest Bagatelles, which was performed in Sydney, Australia, in summer 2014.