J. Calvin Keene Award

Name of Honor: J. Calvin Keene Award

Established: 1974

Awarded by: St. Lawrence University

Criteria: The Keene Award is given to a faculty member in recognition of high standards of personal scholarship, effective teaching and moral concerns by which Dr. Keene has conducted his personal and professional career.

Eligibility: Any faculty member is eligible for this award.

Selection process: Nominations are solicited each spring by the Dean of Academic Affairs staff. A selection committee is composed of the faculty Vice-Chair of the Professional Standards Committee, the Chair of the Faculty Council, the University Chaplain, the Dean of Academic Affairs and the president and vice president of Omicron Delta Kappa. This committee forwards a recommendation to the President.

Opportunity for presentation: The Keene award generally is given at Convocation each fall.

Staff liaison: Valerie Lehr, vice president of the University and dean of academic affairs

Recipients: 

2014
Erika Barthelmess
Associate Professor of Biology

2013
Peter Bailey
Professor of English

2012
Karl Schonberg
Government and International Studies 

2011
Alice Pomponio
Anthropology 

2010
Joseph Erlichman
Neuroscience 

2009
Jeff Chiarenazelli
Geology

2008 
Ana Estevez
Biology

2007
Steven White
Modern Languages 

2006
Robert Thacker
Canadian Studies

2005
Steve Papson
Sociology

2004
Elizabeth Kahn
Fine arts, posthumous award

2003
Steven Horwitz
Economics and associate dean of the first-year

2002
Dr. J. Kerry Grant
English

2001
Robin H. Lock
Mathematics

2000
Thomas L. Berger 
English

1999
Alan Searleman
Psychology

1998
Sidney Sondergard 
English

1997
J. Mark Erickson, geology

1996
Alan Draper, government

1995
Glenn Harris, Environmental Studies

1994
Patti Frazer Lock, Mathematics

1993
No J. Calvin Keene award was given this year.

1992
David H. Richardson, Economics

1991
Ruth Kreuzer, Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures

1990
Ahmed I. Samatar, Government

1989
J. Ansil Ramsay, Government

1988
Patricia Alden, English

1987
Stuart L. Hills, Sociology

1986
David Hornung, Biology

1985
Donald C. Peckham, Physics

1984
Lawrence Baron, History

1983
Bernard J. Lammers, Government

1982
Robert N. Wells, Government

1981
Samuel S. Stradling, Chemistry

1980
J. Kenneth Munson, Music

1979
Lauren V. Clute, Economics

1978
Donald R. Makosky, English

1977
Henry H. Crimmel, Philosophy

1976
Joan Donovan, Speech

1975
Robert M. Crowell, Biology