Awards & More

Issue Date: 
March 28, 2016

Cait Lamberton

Cait Lamberton, associate professor of business administration and Ben R. Fryrear Faculty Fellow in Pitt’s Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, received the 2016 Erin Anderson Award from the American Marketing Association Foundation. Recipients are chosen based on the impact of their research publications and on the strength of their mentoring activities.

John Murphy

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) and the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers (AIME) selected John N. Murphy as this year’s winner of the AMIE/SME Erskine Ramsay Medal. Murphy is a research professor in the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Swanson School of Engineering, and executive director of the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine at Pitt. The award was established in 1948 to recognize achievement in coal mining, including both bituminous coal and anthracite.  

Amanda GodleyAmanda Godley, an associate professor of English education and language, literacy, and culture in the School of Education, has been awarded a 2016 Spencer Foundation Midcareer Grant. She is one of only seven recipients in the nation this year. The award seeks to enrich the work of academic midcareer scholars who are seven to 24 years post-doctorate. The grant will fund Godley’s research in the use of computer processing for analyzing patterns of teacher and student discourse and interaction.

H. Richard Milner IV

H. Richard Milner IV, a nationally regarded education scholar and director of Pitt’s Center for Urban Education, has been named a 2016 Fellow of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Milner is one of just 22 scholars in the nation to receive the honor this year. He is also the Helen S. Faison Endowed Chair of Urban Education and a professor of education in Pitt’s School of Education. AERA is the largest national interdisciplinary research association devoted to the scientific study of education and learning.