The F. Stanley Lusby and John O. Hodges Teaching Award recognizes outstanding teaching efforts, particularly by junior faculty or lecturers, and can also be used to support undergraduate research travel expenses. The award is established in recognition of two of our emeritus colleagues whose own exceptional teaching laid the foundation for generations of teachers and students to come.
Tara Baldrick-Morrone and Michael Naparstek were awarded the 2020 F. Stanley Lusby and John O. Hodges Teaching Award for excellence in teaching.
Randy Hepner was the 2019 recipient of the Lusby and Hodges Teaching Award for excellence in teaching.
Sarah Dees was the 2016 recipient of the Lusby and Hodges Teaching Award for excellence in teaching.
Robert Cremins, Kirby Trovillo, and Felipe Oliveira were the 2015 recipients of the Lusby and Hodges Award for Excellence in undergraduate research. All three students presented their research at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Commission for the Study of Religion (SECSOR).
Dr. Erin Darby, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and specialist in Hebrew Bible and early Judaism wins the first teaching award of the new F. Stanley Lusby and John O. Hodges Teaching Endowment. The award was presented at the launching of the Endowment on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 with donors, family, and friends present at Copper Cellar West.