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Award Winning Department Faculty

Published June 2, 2016

Three Department of Communication Faculty have won prestigious SUNY and UB awards; please join us in congratulating them!

Dr. Mark Frank, Professor, is the recipient of the Chancellor's Award for Scholarship and Creative Activities. The Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities supports the pursuits foundational to sustaining the intellectual growth of SUNY institutions by recognizing consistently outstanding scholarly and creative productivity, conducted in addition to teaching, by SUNY’s instructional faculty (SUNY, 2016). Dr. Frank is recognized for his work on emotional recognition and detection deception. 

Dr. Thomas Feeley, Professor, is the recipient of the UB Exceptional Scholar Sustained Achievement Award. The award recognizes work that has garnered public and /or professional accolades beyond the norm for other bodies of work in the identified genre (e.g. citation analysis, critical reviews signifying the work is of enduring importance, completion of the work under the auspices of a highly prestigious fellowship or grant). The award serves as recognition for outstanding performance in a recent segment of a scholar’s career (University at Buffalo, 2016). Dr. Feeley is recognized for his work with organ donation.

Dr. Helen Wang, Associate Professor, is the recipient of the UB Exceptional Scholar Young Investigator Award. The award recognizes work by a junior faculty member that has garnered public and/or professional accolades beyond the norm for other bodies of work in the identified genre. Dr. Wang is recognized for her work with the International Communication Association and her work on multiple grants from state, federal and international agencies.