Faculty Awards and Recognitions
Professors at Sam Houston State University do more than just teach. For the approximately 900 faculty members currently teaching at SHSU, their days are filled not only with service in the classroom, but within their communities and to their fields through scholarly research.
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2012 Faculty Excellence Awards
“Excellent teaching is a transformative activity that is critical to the quality of the lives of individuals and instrumental to the continued prosperity of communities. Each student is unique, representing a wide range of backgrounds and levels of academic preparedness,” said John Newbold, associate professor of marketing.
The author of more than 121 scholarly publications—including 97 refereed journal articles and book chapters, and six books—Watts’s 23-year career in counseling has led an acknowledgement by his field as a “primary source,” one who has either created theories or is considered an expert in a theory, on Adlerian Therapy and on ethical, religious and spirituality issues in counseling.
Stacey Edmonson has been recognized by colleagues as an outstanding leader. Edmonson has taught classes at the graduate level, served on 77 doctoral dissertation committees, published three books, 69 refereed journal articles, 19 book chapters, and numerous invited and non-juried articles.
His instrumental work in establishing an internship between Alvin and League City Police Departments as part of the Chinese Police Cadets Exchange Program, which hosts students from the Zhejiang Police College in Hangzhou, China, has made a worldwide impact. For this work, the City of League City proclaimed Jan. 11, 2012, as Chinese National Police Day.
Read the full Today@Sam article, originally published on June 25, 2012