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Committee on Fellowships and Awards


It shall consist of one representative from each academic college and school (Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies and School of International Affairs) of the University that offers graduate programs.


It shall consider policies on awards; examine and judge applications for grants-in-aid, scholarships, and Graduate School fellowships; and make recommendations to the chair for awards.

2017-2018 Membership

  • Ramaswamy Anantheswaran, Professor of Food Science, College of Agricultural Sciences
  • Ali Borhan, Professor of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering
  • Robert Edwards, Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English and Comparative Literature, College of the Liberal Arts
  • Nil Ergin, Associate Professor of Systems Engineering, Penn State Great Valley
  • James Fairbank, Associate Professor of Management, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
  • Ying-Ling Jao, Assistant Professor of Nursing, College of Nursing
  • Flynt Leverett, Professor of International Affairs, School of International Affairs
  • Jose Mendez, Assistant Professor of Music, College of Arts and Architecture
  • Andrea McCloskey, Associate Professor of Education, College of Education
  • Daniel Morgan, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, College of Medicine
  • Karl Muller, Associate Professor of Accounting, Smeal College of Business
  • Jessica Myrick, Associate Professor of Media Studies, Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications
  • Stephen Schappe, Associate Professor of Management, Penn State Harrisburg
  • Greg Shearer, Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences, College of Health and Human Development
  • Aleksandra Slavkovic, Professor of Statistics, Eberly College of Science
  • Anna Squicciarini, Associate Professor of Information Sciences and Technology, College of Information Sciences and Technology
  • George Young, Professor of Meteorology, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

  • Jessica Hoffman, Director, Office of Graduate Fellowships and Awards Administration, Ex Officio

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