Messing Award Recipients

The Wilma and Roswell Messing Jr. Faculty Award is given annually to a full-time faculty member at Webster University who presents the most promising proposal for an international summer activity that will strengthen the curriculum of his or her department and the university. Faculty proposals are peer-reviewed by an appointed University committee. Past winners are:

  • 1977: Neil J. George, Political Science
  • 1978: Marita Woodruff, Theatre
  • 1979: Seena Kohl, Behavioral & Social Sciences
  • 1980: No Award
  • 1981: Dan Hellinger, Political Science
  • 1982: Harry Cargas, Literature & Language
  • 1983: Robert Corbett, Philosophy
  • 1984: Peggy Gaskill, Foreign Language
  • 1985: James Staley, Music
  • 1986: Steve Schenkel, Music
  • 1987: Graciela Corvalan, Foreign Language
  • 1988: Arthur Sandler, Philosophy
  • 1989: Michael Burks, Media
  • 1990: Don Corrigan, Media
  • 1991: Roy Tamashiro, Education
  • 1992: Janice Hooper, Nursing
  • 1993: Mustapha Pasha, History, Politics & Law
  • 1994: Earl Henry, Music
  • 1995: Chris Parr, Religion
  • 1996: Chris Risker, Management
  • 1997: Bill Barrett, School of Communications
  • 1998: Deborah Stiles, School of Education
  • 1999: Allan MacNeill, History, Politics & Law
  • 2000: Beckah Voigt, Theatre and Dance
  • 2001: Brad Loudenback, Art
  • 2002: Keith Welsh, English
  • 2003: Tracey McCarthy, Behavioral & Social Sciences
  • 2004: Van McElwee, Electronic & Photographic Media
  • 2005: Brian Kennelly, International Languages & Cultures
  • 2006: Joseph Stimpfl, Religious Studies
  • 2007: Anne Schappe, Nursing
  • 2008: Dunsi Dai, Theatre and Dance
  • 2009: Jef Awada, Theatre and Dance
  • 2010: Kate Parsons, Philosophy
  • 2011: Dan Hellinger, History, Political Science & International Relations
  • 2012: Jef Awada, Theatre
  • 2013: Britt-Marie Schiller, Philosophy
  • 2014: Gad Guterman, Theatre

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