UBC's 2023 Distinguished University Scholars
We are pleased to announce the new Distinguished University Scholars at UBC for 2023.
The Distinguished University Scholar awards recognize exceptional members of faculty who have distinguished themselves as scholars in research and/or teaching and learning. The award is conferred by the President on the recommendation of an Adjudication Panel.
This year’s recipients are:
- Dr. Purang Abolmaesumi - Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science
- Prof. Joel Bakan - Allard School of Law
- Dr. Allan Bertram - Chemistry, Faculty of Science
- Dr. Lara Boyd - Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine
- Dr. Scott Hinch - Forest & Conservation Sciences, Faculty of Forestry
- Dr. Daniel Justice - English and Critical Indigenous Studies, Faculty of Arts
- Dr. Catherine Johnson - Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences, Faculty of Science
- Dr. Ara Norenzayan - Psychology, Faculty of Arts
- Dr. Mary O’Connor - Zoology, Faculty of Science
- Dr. Chris Overall - Faculty of Dentistry
- Dr. Sunera Thobani - Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts
Congratulations to these scholars for their outstanding work and being honoured with the prestigious Distinguished University Scholar recognition.