Department of Sociology and Anthropology

University of Mississippi

Faculty Awards & Honors

University Awards | Publication Awards | External Grants | External Awards

The following is a selection of individual faculty awards. Additional awards can be found in individual faculty cv’s available on their profiles.

University Awards

College of Liberal Arts Award for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement
Robbie Ethridge (2017)

Instructor of the Year, College of Liberal Arts
Matthew Murray (2016)

Outstanding Teacher of the Year, College of Liberal Arts
Ross Jay Haenfler (2009)

Award for Excellence in Promoting Inclusiveness in Graduate Education
Kirsten Dellinger (2012)

Cora Lee Graham Outstanding Teaching of Freshmen, College of Liberal Arts
Jeff Jackson (2012)

Humanities Council Teacher of the Year
Jeff Jackson (2012)

Distinguished Faculty Fellow, College of Liberal Arts
Jay Johnson (2007)

Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher Award
Vaughn L. Grisham (1978)

Frist Service Award
Vaughn L. Grisham (1998)

Publication Awards

Mooney Award, Southern Anthropological Association
Robbie Ethridge (2011)

External Grants

Whiting Foundation Public Engagement Fellow
Jodi Skipper (2017-2018)

Robert M. Hearin Foundation
Robert Nylander (2014)

Nell I. Money, Graduate Women in Science Fellowship
Carolyn Freiwald (2014)

Cummings Foundation Fellowship, US Holocaust Memorial & Museum
Willa Johnson (2012-2013)

Mississippi Department of Archives & History
Tony Boudreaux (2010)

National Geographic Society
Matthew Murray (2005)
Matthew Murray (2002)

External Awards

Humanities Scholar Award, Mississippi Humanities Council
Jodi Skipper (2017)

Chairman’s Award, National Association for the Advancement of Colored Peoples
James Thomas (2016)

C. B. Moore Award, Southeastern Archaeological Conference
Maureen Meyer (2013)

Award of Merit, American Association of State & Local History
Robbie Ethdridge (2010)

Award of Merit, Mississippi Historical Society
Jodi Skipper (2015)

Distinguished Service Award, Alabama-Mississippi Sociological Association
John Green (2013)