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Burning Spear - Florida State University

Created by Burning Spear in 2008, the Guardian of the Flame Faculty Award closes the gap between students and faculty by fostering better relationships at the Florida State University.  The award recognizes an outstanding faculty member from each College and School whose contributions have shown a dedication to our University, and through his/her work, has made a commitment to advancing the Florida State University as a leading institution of higher education.

Past recipients of the Guardian of the Flame Faculty Award are:

2016

College of Arts and Sciences: Dr. Stanley Gontarski
College of Business: Dr. Steven Perfect
College of Communication and Information: Dr. Felecia Jordan Jackson
College of Criminology: Krista R. Flannigan, J.D. 
College of Education: Dr. Phyllis Underwood
College of Engineering: John Taylor
College of Human Sciences: Dr. Mallory Lucier-Greer
College of Law: Dr. Terrence Coonan
College of Medicine: Dr. Ricardo Gonzalez-Rothi
College of Motion Picture Arts: Jonathan Stone
College of Music: Dr. Alexander Jimenez
College of Nursing: Lauren E. Kendall
College of Social Sciences: Dr. Stephen Tripodi
College of Social Work: Dr. James D. Gwartney

Guardian of the Flame Legacy Award: Jimmy Cole
Special congratulations to Dr. Sally McRorie on her selection as Florida State University’s Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs

2015

College of Arts and Sciences: Dr. Pamela Robbins
College of Business: Susan Fiorito
College of Communication and Information: David Houck
College of Criminology: Dan Maier-Katkin
College of Education: John Myers
College of Engineering: Dr. Chris S. Edrington
College of Human Sciences: Dr. Michael Ormsbee
College of Law: Donald Weidner
College of Motion Picture Arts: Ron Honn
College of Medicine: Dr. Gina O’Neal Moffitt
College of Social Sciences: Mark Schlakman, J.D
College of Social Work: Jane Dwyer

 

Guardian of the Flame Legacy Award: Dan Markel

2014

College of Arts & Sciences: Dr. Joyce Carbonell
College of Business: David Orozco, J.D.
College of Communication: Dr. Gart Tyson
College of Criminology: Dr. Terrence Coonan
College of Education: Dr. David W. Eccles
College of Engineering: Dr. Okenwa Okoli
College of Human Sciences: Dr. Lenore McWey
College of Law: Dr. David Landau
College of Medicine: Dr. Amy Wetherby
College of Motion Picture Arts: Ms. Julianna Baggott
College of Music: Professor Larry Gerber
College of Nursing: Dr. Kimberly Hires
College of Social Sciences: Dr. Mark Souva
College of Social Work: Pam Graham
College of Nursing: Dr. Kimberly Hires

Guardian of the Flame Legacy Award: Dr. Charles Ehrhardt

2013

College of Arts & Sciences: Dr. Alex Avina
College of Business: Dr. Gary Benesh
College of Communication: Dr. Jonathan Adams
College of Criminology: Dr. Alex Piquero
College of Education: Dr. David W. Eccles
College of Engineering: Dr. Samual A. Awoniyi
College of Human Sciences: Dr. Lenore McWey
College of Law: Nancy L. Benavides
College of Medicine: Dr. Cathy Levenson
College of Motion Picture Arts: Mr. Paul Cohen
College of Music: Professor Larry Gerber
College of Social Sciences: Dr. Audrey Heffron-Casserleigh
College of Social Work: Dr. Eric Garland

Guardian of the Flame Legacy Award: Professor Sandy “Talbot” D’Alemberte

2012

College of Arts and Sciences: Dr. Scott Steppan
College of Business: Jane Ohlin
College of Communication and Information: Dr. Felipe Korzenny
College of Criminology and Criminal Justice: Dr. Daniel Mears
College of Education: Dr. Tamara Bertrand Jones
College of Engineering: Dr. Simone Peterson Hruda
College of Human Sciences: Dr. Gregory Harris
College of Law: Wendi Adelson
College of Medicine: Dr. Leslie Beitsch
College of Motion Picture Arts: Dr. Valliere Richard Auzenne
College of Music: Dr. Andre Thomas
College of Nursing: Dr. Roxanne Hauber
College of Social Sciences and Public Policy: Dr. Mark Isaac
College of Social Work: Dr. Eyitayo Onifade
College of Visual Arts, Theatre, and Dance: Dr. Kris Salata

Guardian of the Flame Legacy Award: Charlie Barnes

2011

College of Arts and Sciences: Joshua Rodefer
College of Business: Dr. Atira Charles
College of Communication and Information: Dr. Rayburn
College of Criminology and Criminal Justice: Daniel Maier-Katkin
College of Education: Dr. Kathy Guthrie
College of Human Sciences: Murray Krantz
College of Medicine: Dr. Jacob Vanlandingham
College of Nursing: Dr. Eileen Cormier, PhD, RN
College of Social Sciences: Robert Jackson
College of Visual Arts: Dr. Irma Mayorga

2010

College of Business: Dr. William Woodyard
College of Communication and Information: Dr. Barry Solomon
College of Criminology and Criminal Justice: Dr. Billy Close
College of Education: Dr. Kathy Guthrie
College of Engineering: Dr. William Oates
College of Human Sciences: Dr. Shridhar Sathe
College of Medicine: Dr. Mary Gerend
College of Motion Picture Arts: Victoria Meyer
College of Music: Dr. Denise Von Glahn
College of Nursing: Nanna Cuchens
College of Social Science: Dr. Peter Garretson
College of Social Work: Dr.Thomas Smith
College of Visual Arts, Theatre, and Dance: Dr.Lisa Waxman

2009

College of Business: Dr. Wayne Hochwarter
College of Communication: Dr. Jay Rayburn
College of Criminology and Criminal Justice: Dr. Eric Baumer
College of Education: Dr. Debra Austin
College of Engineering: Dr. John Collier
College of Human Sciences: Dr. Ann Mullis
College of Information: Dr. Ebe Randeree
College of Medicine: Karen Myers
College of Motion Picture Arts: Victoria Meyer
College of Music: Alice-Ann Darrow
College of Nursing: Dr. Sally Karioth
College of Social Science: Dr. Joseph Calhoun
College of Social Work: Dr. Nicholas Mazza
College of Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance: Dr. Pat Villeneueve

2008

College of Arts and Sciences: Dr. John Dorsey
College of Business: Dr. William Christiansen
College of Communication: Mark Zeigler
College of Criminology and Criminal Justice: Dr. William Bales
College of Education: Dr. Pamela Carroll
College of Engineering: Dr. Lisa K. Spainhour
College of Human Sciences: Dr. Francis Fincham
College of Information: Dr. Christie Koontz
College of Law: Nat Stern
College of Medicine: Dr. Gail Bellamy
College of Motion Picture Arts: Chip Chalmers
College of Music: Dr. Clifford Madsen
College of Nursing: Dr. James Whyte IV
College of Social Science: Dr. Kathryn Tillman
College of Social Work: Dr. Wendy Crook
College of Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance: Kate Gelabert