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2011 Awardees

Faculty mentoring undergraduate students:

  • Warren Bennis, Marshall School of Business
  • Serena Cha, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism
  • Kelvin Davies, USC Davis School of Gerontology
  • David Johnson, School of Cinematic Arts
  • Jill McNitt-Gray, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
  • Alison Dundes Renteln, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
  • Veronica Terriquez, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
  • Francisco Valero-Cuevas, Viterbi School of Engineering and the Division of Biokinesiology & Physical Therapy

Faculty mentoring graduate students:

  • Sandra Ball-Rokeach, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism
  • Michael Cody, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism
  • Tom Goodnight, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism
  • Ariela Gross, Gould School of Law
  • Peter W. Laird, Keck School of Medicine
  • Charles McKenna, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
  • Viet Nguyen, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
  • Richard Weinberg, School of Cinematic Arts
  • Mark Young, Marshall School of Business

Faculty mentoring faculty:

  • Robert Adler, Keck School of Medicine
  • Stephan Haas, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
  • Paul Newton, Viterbi School of Engineering
  • Robert Seeger, Keck School of Medicine
  • David Warburton, Keck School of Medicine

2011 USC Mellon Culture of Mentoring Award

In addition, the USC-Mellon Culture of Mentoring Award recognizes a mentoring program or faculty development strategy in an academic unit that provides a vital resource for faculty growth and success. For 2011, the awardee is:

The Viterbi School of Engineering

  • Dean Yannis Yortsos
  • John O’Brien
  • Maja Mataric
  • Timothy Pinkston
  • Raghu Raghavendra

2011 Special Award for Outstanding Mentoring

This award is not given every year. However, when the panels evaluating nominations note someone particularly deserving, whose mentoring efforts extend across faculty, graduate students and undergraduates, the decision is made to recognize this faculty member. For 2011, the panels elected to recognize:

Margaret Gatz, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.