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Bush Excellence Awards for Faculty



2017 Nominations will be announced in September
The Bush Excellence Awards are awarded annually by Texas A&M University and the Bush Presidential Library Foundation to faculty who make exceptional contributions to the international education of our students, conduct international research or provide outstanding public service.  

The call for Nominations for the 2017 Bush Excellence awards will have a October 3, 2016 deadline.  Selection Criteria and nomination forms are below for each category
 
Texas A&M University Bush Excellence Award for Faculty in International Teaching
Selection Criteria and Nominations Form for Teaching
 
Texas A&M University Bush Excellence Award for Faculty in International Research
Selection Criteria and Nominations Form for Research
 
Texas A&M University Bush Excellence Award for Faculty in Public Service
Selection Criteria and Nominations Form for Public Service
 
Previous Recipients
International Research

  • 2016 Dr. Valerie M. Hudson, Professor of international Affairs and holder of the George H.W. Bush Chair, Bush School of Government and Public Service
  • 2015 Dr. Hans A. Schuessler, Professor of Physics and Astronomy and Chair in Optical and Biomedical Physics in the Department of Physics and Astronomy in the College of Science
  • 2013 Dr. Nicholas B. Suntzeff, the Mitchell/Munnerlyn/Heep Professor of Observational Astronomy and the 2013 University Distinguished Professor in Physics and Astronomy in the College of Science
  • 2012 Dr. Vijay P. Singh, Professor and Caroline and William N. Lehrer Distinguished Chair in Water Engineering in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • 2011 Dr. M. Suhail Zubairy, Professor of Physics and Munnerlyn-Heep Chair in Quantum Optics in the College of Science
  • 2010 Dr. Glen C. Shinn, Professor of Agricultural Leadership
  • 2009 Dr. Kirk Winemiller, Regents Professor and Agrilife Faculty Fellow in Wildlife and Fisheries Science
  • 2008 Dr. James G. Womack, Distinguished Professor of Veterinary Pathobiology
  • 2007 Dr. Roger S. Ulrich, Professor of Architecture
  • 2006 Dr. Leonard Pike, Professor, Horticultural Sciences and the Vegetable & Fruit Improvement Center
  • 2005 Dr. Timothy Phillips, Professor, Veterinary Integrative Biosciences
  • 2004 Dr. K.R. Rajagopal, Distinguished Professor, Mechanical Engineering
  • 2003 Dr. J.N. Reddy, Distinguished Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department
  • 2002 Dr. Lorraine Eden, Associate Professor, Management Department
International Teaching
  • 2016 Dr. Christian Brannstrom, Professor of Geography and Director of Environmental Programs, College of Geosciences
  • 2015 Dr. Paul J. Batista, Associate Professor in the Division of Sports Management for the Department of Health and Kinesiology in the College of Education and Human Development
  • 2013 Dr. Cynthia K. Boettcher, Assistant- Department Head and Clinical Professor of Teaching, Learning and Culture in the College of Education and Human Development
  • 2012 Dr. Stephen W. McDaniel, Professor of Marketing, Director of the MS IN Marketing Program, Mays Business School
  • 2011 Dr. Julian Gaspar, Director of the Center for International Business Studies (CIBS) and Clinical Professor of Finance
  • 2010 Dr. Clyde L. Munster, Professor of Biological and Agricultural Engineering
  • 2009 Dr. Renyi Zhang, Professor of Atmospheric Sciences
  • 2008 Dr. Gerald Gale Wagner, Professor of Veterinary Pathobiology
  • 2007 Dr. James C. Bradford, Professor of History
  • 2006 Dr. Arnold Krammer, Professor of History
  • 2005 Dr. Larry G. Gresham, Assistant Department Head, Marketing
  • 2004 Dr. James E. Christiansen, Professor & International Coordinator, Agricultural Education
  • 2003 Dr. Arvind Mahajan, Lamar Savings Professor, Finance Department
  • 2002 Dr. Joseph Hutchinson, Professor, Architecture Department
Public Service
  • 2016 Dr. Bradford M. Clement, Professor of Geology and Geophysics and Director of the International Ocean Discovery Program, College of Geosciences
  • 2015 Dr. Barbara J. Gastel, Professor of Science and Technology Journalism in the Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • 2013 Dr. Mark T. Holtzapple, Professor of Chemical Engineering in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering in the Dwight Look College of Engineering
  • 2012 Dr. M. Sam Mannan, Regents Professor and Director of the Mary Kay O'Connor Safety Center of the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering in the Dwight Look College of Engineering
  • 2011 Dr. Kerry Cooper, Cullen Trust Professor of Finance and Executive Director of the Center for International Business Programs
  • 2010 Dr. Peter A. Witt, Professor and Bradberry Chair in Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences
  • 2009 Dr. Larry Johnson, Professor in Veterinary Integrative Biosciences
  • 2008 Dr. Gwen Webb-Johnson, Assistant Professor of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development
  • 2007 Dr. Charles D. Johnson, Director, Public Policy Research Institute
  • 2006 Dr. L.S. “Skip” Fletcher, Regents Professor and Thomas A. Dietz Professor, Mechanical Engineering
  • 2005 Dr. Edwin Price, Vice Chancellor and Dean, International Agriculture Program
  • 2004 Dr. John Crompton, Distinguished Professor, Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences
  • 2003 Dr. George Mann, Ronald L. Skaggs Endowed Professor, College of Architecture
  • 2002 Dr. Thomas Bonnicksen, Professor, Forest Science