Awards & More

Issue Date: 
June 6, 2011

Charles Jalloh, assistant professor in Pitt’s School of Law, was selected to serve as a visiting scholar at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, the Netherlands, this summer. Jalloh will advise the ICC Registry’s Office of the Public Counsel for the Defense on international criminal law issues. Jalloh is well known for his role in the opening trial of former Liberian President Charles G. Taylor in the Special Court for Sierra Leone at The Hague in June 2007.

Harry Flechtner
, a professor in Pitt’s School of Law, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to support his teaching and research while he serves as a visiting professor at the University of Salzburg in Austria during the spring of 2012. Flechtner will teach two courses: Comparative American and (Emerging) European Contract Law and Comparative International Sales.

The American Academy of Microbiology has elected as fellows Neal A. DeLuca, a professor in the Pitt School of Medicine’s Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, and Patrick S. Moore, director of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute’s Cancer Virology Program and professor in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. Academy fellows are elected annually through a highly selective, peer-reviewed process, based on their records of scientific achievement and original contributions that have advanced microbiology.

Susan Gillis-Kruman, a faculty member in the Pitt School of Education’s Department of Health and Physical Activity, has been appointed by the Arts Education Collaborative (AEC) to serve on its advisory council. The advisory council comprises community leaders and arts educators; members serve a term of three years and can be reappointed. The AEC is dedicated to strengthening education by making the arts central to learning through collaboration, research, and advocacy.