The inaugural honorees are:
- Nancy Armstrong,
Nancy Duke Lewis, Professor of Comparative Literature, English, Modern Culture and Media, and Gender Studies;
- Anne Fausto-Sterling,
Professor of Biology and Gender Studies;
- Barrett Hazeltine,
Professor Emeritus of Engineering;
- Marida Hollos,
Professor of Anthropology;
- Chung-I Tan,
Professor of Physics;
- Luiz Valente,
Associate Professor of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies and Comparative Literature.
The recipients will be honored at a dinner this semester and will receive $2,000 research stipends.
A subcommittee of the Committee on Nominations was appointed to identify and select candidates for the President's Award. Professor Evelyn Hu-Dehart chaired the selection committee; additional members were Professors Andrea Simmons, Peter Gromet and Hye-Sook Wang.