Kudos: Faculty, Students, and Staff Honored for Their Work

Honors go to Campbell, Ferwerda, Mirica, Nachtwey, and five others.

Kudos is an occasional column that recognizes Dartmouth faculty, students, and staff who have received awards or other honors. Did you or a colleague recently receive an award or honor? Please tell us about it: [email protected].

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John Campbell, The Class of 1925 Professor of Sociology and department chair, received the Decade Award from the Academy of Management Review for the most heavily cited AMR publication in the past 10 years. Campbell’s article, “Why would corporations behave in socially responsible ways? An institutional theory of corporate social responsibility,” was cited in more academic and industry papers than any other article published in the professional journal since 2007, according to the journal.

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Carol Dunne, a lecturer in the Department of Theater and the producing artistic director of Northern Stage in White River Junction, Vt., will lead the BOLD Women’s Leadership Circle, a new initiative to support women artistic directors in professional theaters nationwide. Five theaters, including Northern Stage, will share a $1.25 million grant from the Pussycat Foundation in 2018-2019 in support of the program.

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A paper co-authored by Assistant Professor of Government Jeremy Ferwerda was selected by the American Political Science Association for a “best paper” award, recognizing it as the best paper on migration and/or citizenship at the previous year’s ASPA annual meeting. “Understanding the Determinants of Welfare Chauvinism: the Role of Resource Competition” was presented as part of a panel discussion on citizenship and migration.     

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An article by Samuel Levey, a professor and chair of the Department of Philosophy, was selected by The Philosopher’s Annual as one of the 10 best articles published on philosophy in 2016. The article, “The Paradox of Sufficient Reason,” was published in The Philosophical Review.

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Katherine Mirica, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, has been awarded the Army Research Office Young Investigator Award. This award funds early career scientists who show exceptional promise for doing creative research. The grant will support her research on the topic of “Magnetoelectronic Sensors for Gasotransmitters.”

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James Nachtwey ’70, an award-winning photojournalist and a provostial fellow at Dartmouth, is being inducted into the International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum on Nov. 17 in St. Louis, Mo. Nachtwey has spent more than 35 years documenting conditions in some of the world’s most dangerous conflict zones. In 2015, the Hood Museum of Art acquired the complete archive of his work, made up of more than 500,000 images, encompassing every photograph taken over the course of his career.

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Graduate student Hai Qian in the Department of Chemistry has received the Foresight Institute Distinguished Student Award. This highly competitive award is given to “a college student or graduate student whose work is notable in the field of nanotechnology.”

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Vivien Taylor, a research associate in the Department of Earth Sciences, has received an award from a National Science Foundation program, Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research. EPSCOR provides non-tenured researchers with fellowships that establish partnerships between the researchers and premier research centers, enhancing their ability to work at the frontiers of science and engineering.

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Amie Thomasson, a professor in the Department of Philosophy, received the American Philosophical Association’s 2017 Sanders Book Prize for her book, Ontology Made Easy (Oxford University Press).