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College Awards

Award of Distinction: Research

Dr. Baker Rogers


  • $5000 Scholarly Pursuit Award
  • Book Contract: “Conditionally Accepted: Christians’ Perspectives on Homosexuality & Gay and Lesbian Civil Rights.
  • “Drag as a Resource,” Gender & Society.

Dr. Rogers’ scholarship makes crucial contributions to the literature on sexuality and LGBTQ civil rights; gender performance and inequality; and feminist/engaged pedagogy and public sociology.

Award of Distinction: Service

Dr. April Schueths


  • Sociological Society faculty rep.
  • CBSS Committees
  • IRB
  • Workload Committee
  • Mayor’s Transition Committee
  • CASA

I am particularly impressed by (her) service to Statesboro…and how she works to make this a better place for our students, and all of us, to live.”

Award of Distinction: Teaching

Dr. Nathan Palmer


  • McNair mentor
  • ASA Teaching & Learning pre-conference keynote address
  • MERLOT Exemplary Learning Resource Award

Serves as an ambassador for our discipline…”

Staff Award of Excellence

Kirsten “Ali” Davis


  • Stability as Administrative Assistant at GSCDC
  • Serves as a substitute as necessary
  • Public face of GSCDC

She is ‘the glue’…performed many tasks above and beyond when leadership changed.”

Career Award

William Smith

Dr. William Smith


  • Ph.D. from Notre Dame
  • Joined GS in 1994
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Faculty Mentor

“… valued mentor of faculty and students alike…”

Last updated: 10/14/2019