2021 Awardees

This year’s winners excel in their respective academic fields—from student success and chemistry to architecture and public health.

Dr. Judith E. Canner 

Judith E. Canner, Ph.D.

Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award

California State University, Monterey Bay
Professor, Mathematics and Statistics


Dr. Cynthia A. Crawford 

Cynthia A. Crawford, Ph.D.

Outstanding Faculty Innovator in Student Success Award

California State University, San Bernardino
Professor, Psychology


Dr. Hala Madanat 

Hala Madanat, Ph.D.

Outstanding Faculty Scholarship Award

San Diego State University
Interim Vice President for Research and Innovation


Dr. Aydin Nazmi 

Aydin Nazmi, Ph.D.

Outstanding Faculty Service Award

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Professor of Food Science and Nutrition


Dr. Gerald L. Jones 

Gerald L. Jones, J.​D.

Outstanding Staff Performance Award

Sonoma State University
Interim Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, Student Access and Educational Equality