We are proud of our faculty and value their accomplishments. Our faculty includes Regents’ Professors, Fulbright Scholars, Presidents’ Distinguished Teaching Fellows, leaders in sustainability and conservation, and more.
Annual Faculty and Academic Professionals Awards Reception -
2014 Award Recipients
Regents’ Professors are exceptional faculty scholars who have earned national and international recognition, and made a unique contribution to the university through teaching, scholarship, research, or creative work.
2014 Call for Nominations - Deadline is August 29, 2014
View our list of Regents’ Professors.
The President’s Award recognizes faculty and scholars for outstanding contributions, achievements, and service to the university. View the award’s:
The Fulbright Program is a prestigious grant that promotes improved relationships between the United States and other countries.
2014-2015 Fulbright Scholars
Guy Senese, educational leadership - Turkey
Marin Robinson, Chemistry & Biochemistry - Slovania
2013-2014 Fulbright Scholars
Paul Flikkema, engineering, Finland
2012-2013 Fulbright Scholars
Julie Marie Mueller, economics - India
Christopher M. Scherpereel, management - Hungary
2011-2012 Fulbright Scholars
Paul V. Dutton, history (non-U.S.) - France
Michael Jay Falk, mathematics - Ireland
Andrew Victor Hicken, music - Indonesia
Nancy Collins Johnson, biological sciences - Czech Republic
Alan August Lew, geography - Malaysia
2010-2011 Fulbright Scholar
Nancy Muleady-Mecham, biological sciences - Russia
2009-2010 Fulbright Scholars
Mandy Hansen, seminar program - Germany
Nancy Paxton, language and literature (non-U.S.) - Australia
Lori Poloni-Staudinger, political science - Austria
Aregai Tecle, environmental sciences - Ethiopia
President’s Distinguished Teaching Fellows
The President’s Distinguished Teaching Fellowship is an annual award to recognize outstanding teaching scholars. The call for nominations is issued each fall.
Learn more about the award and the President’s Distinguished Teaching Fellows.
A community of distinguished faculty
Northern Arizona University spotlights high-achieving students, faculty, staff, and alumni in its Community of Distinction profiles. Learn about faculty who are making a difference at the university and beyond.
University College Liberal Studies Faculty Excellence Award
University College and the Liberal Studies Program annually recognizes and rewards sustained instructional excellence by faculty of all ranks teaching liberal studies classes.
Points of Pride
Read about faculty excellence at Northern Arizona University.