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McKnight Presidential Fellows

The McKnight Presidential Fellows Program is targeted at exceptional faculty who have been newly granted tenure and promotion to associate professor, to recognize their accomplishments and support their ongoing research and scholarship.  Candidates are considered for these awards at the conclusion of the regular promotion and tenure review process each year.

Name

Department/College

2017-19

 
Rafael Fernandes
Physics & Astronomy/CSE
John R. Fieberg
Fisheries, Wildlife & Conservation Biology/CFANS
Tania Mitchell
Organizational Leadership, Policy & Development/CEHD
Francis X. Shen
Law/Law School
Chun Wang
Psychology/CLA

 

2009-11

 
Nathan Kuncel
Psychology/CLA
Hui Zou
Statistics/CLA
Frances Vavrus
Organizational Leadership, Policy & Development/CEHD
Timothy Griffin
Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biophysics/CBS
Jacques Finlay Ecology, Evolution & Behavior/CBS

 

2008-10

 
Joseph Gaugler Nursing
Yuhong Xiang Psychology/CLA
Lee Penn Chemistry/IT
Michael Gaudio Art History/CLA
Kathleen Vohs Marketing & Logistics Management/CSOM

 

2007-09

 
Marco Peloso Physics & Astronomy/IT
J. Michael Oakes Epidemiology & Community Health/Public Health
Chris Leighton Chemical Engineering & Materials Science/IT
Wilma Koutstaal Psychology/CLA
Andrew Scheil English/CLA

 

2006-08

 
Beth Stadler Electrical & Computer Engineering/IT
Ezra Miller Mathematics/IT
Kathleen Thomas Institute of Child Development/CEHD
Ben Munson Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences/CLA
David Treuer English/CLA
George Weiblen Plant Biology/CBS

 

2005-07

 
Claudia Schmidt-Dannert Biology, Molecular Biology, & Biophysics/CBS
Theodore Schoen Music/UMD
Michael Goldman Sociology/CLA
Krishnan Mahesh Aerospace Engineering/IT
Fernando Porte-Agel Civil Engineering/IT

 

2004-06

 
Melanie Wall Biostatistics/Public Health
Paulo Kufiji Neuroscience/Medical School
Erika Lee History/CLA
Tian-jun Li Mathematics/IT

 

2003-05

 
Kirt Wilson Communication Studies/CLA
Kariuki Njenga Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences/VetMed
Robert Krueger Psychology/CLA
Yong-Zhong Quian Physics & Astronomy/IT
Paul Crowell Physics & Astronomy /IT

 

2001-04

 
Wei Chen Cancer Center/AHC
Cathy Carlson Veterinary Population Medicine/VetMed
Richa Nagar Women's Studies /CLA
Mats Heimdahl Computer Science /IT
Chris Uggen Sociology/CLA