Academics → Doctoral Mentoring Awards

The UF Graduate School's annual Doctoral Mentoring Award encourages and rewards excellence, innovation and effectiveness in mentoring doctoral and Master of Fine Arts students through their final dissertation or fine arts thesis project. Nominations for the award come from current graduate students, graduate alumni, faculty members, graduate coordinators, department chairs, school directors, college deans and higher-level administrators. Each year, the award gives $3,000 to approximately five faculty members, with an additional $1,000 deposited into each winner's department account for use in supporting doctoral or Master of Fine Arts students.

2014-2015 Mentoring Award Nomination Announcement and Packet

For the announcement and nomination packet for the 2014-2015 Doctoral Mentoring Awards, click on this link for the PDF file:

Doctoral Mentoring Awards Nomination Packet.

Deadline for submission to colleges: October 16, 2014.

Mentoring Award Winners

Current and past winners of this mentoring award are listed below. Click on their names below to read their statements about their approach to mentoring of doctoral and Master of Fine Arts students, and the theory and methodology behind their successes.

2013-2014 Mentoring Award Winners

Dr. Leslie E. Anderson
UF Department of Political Science

Dr. Ann L. Horgas
UF Department of Adult and Elderly Nursing

Dr. Susan K. Jacobson
UF Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Dr. Kenneth E. Sassaman
UF Department of Anthropology

Dr. Stephen W. Smith
UF School of Special Education, School Psychology & Early Childhood Studies

Dr. Lynn Sollenberger
UF Department of Agronomy

2012-2013 Mentoring Award Winners

Dr. Edward K.L. Chan
UF Department of Oral Biology

Dr. Kara Dawson
UF School of Teaching and Learning

Dr. Michael Marsiske
UF Department of Clinical and Health Psychology

Dr. Bonnie Moradi
UF Department of Psychology

Dr. Jack Stenner
UF School of Art and Art History

2011-2012 Mentoring Award Winners

Dr. Gillian Lord
UF Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies

Dr. Konstantin Matchev
UF Department of Physics

Dr. Michael E. Robinson
UF Department of Clinical and Health Psychology

Dr. Peter P. Sayeski
UF Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics

Dr. Yafeng Yin
UF Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering

2010-2011 Mentoring Award Winners

Dr. Allan F. Burns
UF Department of Anthropology

Dr. Yuguang "Michael" Fang
UF Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Dr. Lynda Lee Kaid
UF College of Journalism and Communications

Dr. Karen A. Kainer
UF Center for Latin American Studies

Dr. Douglas J. Levey
UF Department of Biology

2009-2010 Mentoring Award Winners

Dr. Mary Brownell
UF Department of Special Education

Dr. Fan Ren
UF Department of Chemical Engineering

Dr. James Shepperd
UF Department of Psychology

Dr. Deborah Treise
UF College of Journalism and Communications

Dr. Carolyn Tucker
UF Department of Psychology

2008-2009 Mentoring Award Winners

Dr. James Algina
UF Department of Educational Psychology

Dr. Marc Branch
UF Department of Psychology

Dr. Hartmut Derendorf
UF Department of Pharmaceutics

Dr. Lisa McElwee-White
UF Department of Chemistry

Dr. Scott Powers
UF Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology

2007-2008 Mentoring Award Winners

Professor Linda Arbuckle
UF School of Art and Art History

Dr. Christopher M. Janelle
UF Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology

Dr. Timothy A. Judge
UF Department of Management

Dr. Constance L. Shehan
UF Department of Sociology

Dr. Wolfgang M. Sigmund
UF Department of Materials Science and Engineering

2006-2007 Mentoring Award Winners

Dr. Lawrence C. Dodd
UF Department of Political Science

Dr. Christopher A. Janiszewski
UF Department of Marketing

Dr. Harry S. Nick
UF Department of Neuroscience

Dr. Anthony Oliver-Smith
UF Department of Anthropology

Dr. Panos M. Pardalos
UF Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

2005-2006 Mentoring Award Winners

Dr. Linda S. Behar-Horenstein
UF Department of Educational Administration and Policy

Dr. Mark T. Brown
UF Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences

Dr. Goran S. Hyden
UF Department of Political Science

Dr. Michael S. Kilberg
UF Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Dr. P.K. Ramachandran Nair
UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation

2004-2005 Mentoring Award Winners

Dr. H. Jane Brockmann
UF Department of Zoology

Dr. Paul H. Holloway
UF Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Dr. James W. Jones
UF Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Dr. Greg J. Neimeyer
UF Department of Psychology

Dr. K. Ramesh Reddy
UF Department of Soil and Water Science

2003-2004 Mentoring Award Winners

Dr. Russell M. Bauer
UF Department of Clinical and Health Psychology

Dr. H. Russell Bernard
UF Department of Anthropology

Dr. Wendy D. Graham
UF Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Dr. Brian A. Iwata
UF Department of Psychology

Dr. Kenneth K. O
UF Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

2002-2003 Mentoring Award Winners

Dr. Patricia Ashton
UF Department of Educational Psychology

Dr. Bill F. Chamberlin
UF Department of Journalism

Dr. P.J. Hansen
UF Department of Animal Sciences

Dr. Carolyn M. Tucker
UF Department of Psychology

Dr. Bertram Wyatt-Brown
UF Department of History

2001-2002 Mentoring Award Winners

Dr. Cecil D. Mercer
UF Department of Special Education

Dr. Jose C. Principe
UF Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering

Dr. Marianne Schmink
UF Center for Latin American Studies

Dr. William W. Thatcher
UF Department of Animal Sciences

Dr. Jim Winefordner
UF Department of Chemistry

some_text

Admission

Academics

Finances & Funding

Student Life & Support

Graduation

Alumni

Personnel & Policy