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Awards & Grants
AHSS faculty and students are often recognized for their outstanding contributions to education, their fields of research and the community.
Here are some of our most recent achievements
Associate Professor Elizabeth Suter (communications studies) earned the 2013 Monograph of the Year Award from the National Communications Association's Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered and Queer Division for her research on lesbian mothers and the societal challenges they face. The study is co-authored by Jody Koenig Kellas of the University of Nebraska.
Anita Balakrishnan, junior economics major, received the 2013 Marguerite Casey Foundation Journalism Scholarship Award. Balakrishnan will take an in-depth look at the impact of policy on the poor in Colorado.
Seth Masket, associate professor and chair of the political science department, received the 2013 Heinz I. Eulau Award from the American Political Science Association for best article published in the journal Perspectives on Politics during the previous calendar year.
The DU Bioethics debate team placed 2nd in a national competition held at Georgetown University in April.
Reflection, a project by School of Art and Art History Professor Lawrence Argent, was selected as one of the top 50 projects in the Americans for the Arts Public Art Network 2013 Year in Review awards competition.
Psychology graduate student Shelby Scott received the 2013 Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grant from the American Psychological Foundation.
Associate Professor of English Laird Hunt was one of five recipients of the 2013 Anisfield-Hunt Book Awards for his fictional novel, Kind One.
Christof Demont-Heinrich, associate professor in media, film & journalism studies, is the recipient of a 2013-2014 Fulbright scholar grant. He will conduct research for a book project, Hanging on to German in an English Dominant World, at the University of Hamburg, Germany