Notable Awards for Three African American Faculty Members

Faye Belgrave, University Professor of psychology and the director of the Center for Cultural Experiences in Prevention at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, has been selected to receive the 2018 Psychology and AIDS Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Psychological Association. The award honors a scholar for contributions in policy/advocacy, research, service, or teaching relating to issues pertaining to HIV/AIDS. Dr. Belgrave will be presented the award at the association’s annual convention in San Francisco this summer.

Dr. Belgrave joined the faculty at Virginia Commonwealth university in 1997. She is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, where she majored in psychology. Professor Belgrave earned her Ph.D. at the University of Maryland.

Aldon Morris, the Leon Forrest Professor of Sociology and African American studies at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, has been selected to receive the 2018 John D. McCarthy Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Scholarship of Social Movement and Collective Behavior. The award will be presented to Professor Morris at the University of Notre Dame on April 14.

Professor Morris is a graduate of Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, where he majored in sociology. He holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in sociology from Stony Brook University in New York.

Jeremy Winston, an assistant professor of music and director of the chorus at Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio, received the Black History Month Congressional Award for Community Service.

A native of Philadelphia, Winston is a graduate of Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama, where he majored in music. He earned a master’s degree at Morgan State University in Baltimore.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Two Black Scholars Appointed to Faculty Positions

The new faculty are Esther Jones at Brown University and Dagmawi Woubshet at the University of Pennsylvania.

Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision is Established at Bowie State University

"The new program will help to increase the number of counselor educators within the counseling field and the number of competent Black counselor educators," says Dr. Otis Williams, chair of the Bowie State University department of counseling and psychological studies.

Elizabeth City State University Partners With the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to Increase Representation of Black Graduate...

"We are excited by this partnership with UT Health Science Center and the opportunities this brings to our students who wish to pursue advanced degrees," said Kuldeep Rawat, dean of the Elizabeth City State University School of Science, Health and Technology.

Kimberly White-Smith Honored for Outstanding Contributions to Teacher Education

“Through her leadership and scholarship, Dr. White-Smith inspires a new generation of teachers to serve students and approach their work with equity, compassion, and respect,” said Gail F. Baker, provost and senior vice president at the University of San Diego. 

Featured Jobs