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Recent Faculty Awards

The research and creative work of faculty in the Arts Division is recognized each year through prominent national and international awards, fellowships, and grants.  A selection of the more notable honors is listed below by year. 

2016-17 

Raoul Birnbaum, Professor, History of Art & Visual Culture:  Institute for Advanced Study Scholar (Princeton)

Sharon Daniel, Professor, Film & Digital Media:  Fulbright Scholar (University of Ulster)

Carolyn Dean, Professor, History of Art & Visual Culture:  Getty Scholar Grant

Kathy Foley, Professor, Theater Arts:  Asian Cultural Council; World Wood Day Foundation Grant

Dee Hibbert-Jones, Associate Professor, Art:  Guggenheim Fellowship

John Jota Leaños, Associate Professor, Film & Digital Media:  NALAC Master Artist Award; Cal Humanities California Documentary Project Grant; San Francisco Foundation Bay Area Documentary Fund Grant

Chip Lord, Professor Emeritus, Film & Digital Media:  Dickson Emeriti Professorship Award

Peter Limbrick, Associate Professor, Film & Digital Media:  National Endowment for the Humanities, Award for Faculty at Hispanic-Serving Institutions

Irene Lusztig, Associate Professor, Film & Digital Media:  Fulbright Scholar (Portugal)

Albert Narath, Assistant Professor, History of Art & Visual Culture:  Getty Postdoctoral Fellowship

Warren Sack, Professor, Film & Digital Media:  Paris Institute for Advanced Studies Fellowship (extended from 2015-16)

Jennifer Maytorena Taylor, Assistant Professor, Film & Digital Media:  Hellman Fellowship

Yiman Wang, Associate Professor, Film & Digital Media:  Brown University Howard Fellowship

Lewis Watts, Professor Emeritus, Art:  Dickson Emeriti Professorship Award

    2015-16 

    Martin Berger, Professor, History of Art & Visual Culture:  National Humanities Center Fellowship; Sackler Institute of Advanced Studies at Tel Aviv University Lectureship

    Raoul Birnbaum, Professor, History of Art & Visual Culture:  UCHRI Fellowship

    Gerald Casel, Assistant Professor, Theater Arts:  ODC Artist In Residence; Hellman Fellowship

    Kimberly Jannarone, Professor, Theater Arts:  Yale Repertory Theater & Yale School of Drama Visiting Professorship

    Hi Kyung Kim, Professor, Music:  Korea Foundation

    Peter Limbrick, Associate Professor, Film & Digital Media:  UC President's Faculty Research Fellowship

    Irene Lusztig, Associate Professor, Film & Digital Media:  Santa Cruz Community Foundation Rydell Visual Arts Fellowship

    Yiman Wang, Associate Professor, Film & Digital Media:  US Studies Centre Fellowship, University of Sydney

    2014-15 

      Sharon Daniel, Professor, Film & Digital Media:  UCIRA Fellowship

      T.J. Demos, Professor, History of Art & Visual Culture:  Frank Jewett Mather Book Award, College Art Association

      Dee Hibbert-Jones, Associate Professor, Art:  "The Center for Documentary Studies Filmmaker Award," Duke University Center for Documentary Studies;  "Best Short," Full Frame Documentary Film Festival; CA Humanities Documentary Project Grant

      Robin Hunicke, Associate Professor, Art:  "One of the Most Creative People in Business," Fast Company

      Hi Kyung Kim, Professor, Music:  Fulbright Scholar Fellowship

        Chip Lord, Professor Emeritus, Film & Digital Media:  Dickson Emeriti Professorship Award

        Irene Lusztig, Associate Professor, Film & Digital Media:  UCIRA Grant

        Tanya Merchant, Assistant Professor, Music:  American Musicological Society's 75 PAYS Publishing Subvention

        Nicole Paiement, Professor Emerita, Music:  Dickson Emeriti Professorship Award

        Jennifer Parker, Associate Professor & Department Chair, Art:  Alliance Data and Epsilon Grant; National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works Grant

          Beth Stephens, Professor, Art:  UCIRA Grant; San Francisco Arts Commission Cultural Equity Grant; Santa Cruz Community Foundation Rydell Visual Arts Fellowship

            2013-14 

            Dee Hibbert-Jones, Associate Professor, Art:  Artist in Residence, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts; Pacific Pioneer Fund; Left Tilt Fund

            Stacy Kamehiro, Associate Professor, History of Art & Visual Culture:  UCOP Grant

            Nicole Paiement, Professor Emerita, Music:  Bill Graham Memorial Foundation Grant; San Francisco Grants for the Arts

            Gustavo Vasquez, Professor, Film & Digital Media:  The San Francisco Foundation Bay Area Documentary Fund

            Ted Warburton, Professor, Theater Arts:  UCIRA Grant

            2012-13 

            Carolyn Dean, Professor, History of Art & Visual Culture:  American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship 

            Kathy Foley, Professor, Theater Arts:  Institute for Sacred Music Fellowhip at Yale; National Endowment for the Humanities Distinguished Lecturer

            Jennifer Gonzalez, Associate Professor, History of Art & Visual Culture:  UC Humanities Research Institute Fellowship

            Warren Sack, Associate Professor, Film and Digital Media:  American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship

            Shelley Stamp, Professor, Film & Digital Media:  National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

            Yiman Wang, Associate Professor, Film & Digital Media:  UC President's Fellowship in the Humanities (UCHRI) 

            2011-12

            David Evan Jones, Professor, Music:  Fulbright Fellowship

            John Jota Leaños, Assistant Professor, Film & Digital Media, Social Documentation:  USA Fellowship; Hellman Fellow; Guggenheim Fellowship

            Warren Sack, Associate Professor, Film and Digital Media:  National Science Foundation, Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering

            Renee Tajima-Peña, Professor, Film & Digital Media, Social Documentation:  Guggenheim Fellowship