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Faculty Awards

Congratulations to the following faculty for their recent awards and promotions!

robertsonMorgan Robertson was unanimously recommended for tenure. He will be promoted to Associate Professor starting the next academic year.

marin-spiottaErika Marin-Spiotta received the

turnerMatthew Turner was appointed as a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor. This is a new professorship title, sanctioned by the Dean of L&S and the Provost, that Matt may carry with him for the duration of his career here at UW-Madison. It also comes with a variety research and scholarly support for five years.

williamsJohn (Jack) Williams has been honored with a Romnes Faculty Fellowship. The Romnes award recognize exceptional faculty members who have earned tenure within the last six years. The winners receive an unrestricted $50,000 award for research, supported by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF). The award is named for the late H.I. Romnes, former president of the WARF Board of Trustees.

Williams’s looks at vegetation change and its drivers, across diverse spatial and temporal scales, with an emphasis on the environmental changes of the last 20,000 years as a model system for global change research.

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