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Eminent Scholar Award


Colita FairfaxDr. Colita Nichols Fairfax - 2011-2012

The recipient of this award is a tenured faculty full professor pursuing an active and ongoing research project that would be enhanced by the logistical support provided by this honor. The active and ongoing research project promises to be a significant contribution, creation, and/or performance in his/her discipline(s). Her research contributions include African American history and culture in policy, with regards to marriage and community systems. To date, she has brought over $250,000 of research funding to the School.

A native of Richmond, Virginia, Dr. Colita Nichols Fairfax is an Associate Professor in and Honors Liaison for The Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work at Norfolk State University. Fairfax earned the Doctor of Philosophy in African American Studies, and the Master of Arts in African American Studies from Temple University. She earned the Master of Social Work from Rutgers University and the Bachelor of Social Work from Howard University. In 2008, she began using the blackboard instructional program for her courses and became a Certified Online Instructor with LERN in 2011.  She is a charter member of the Hampton Roads Association for the Study of African American Life and History.

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Dr. Mikhail Noginov - 2010-2011

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Enrique ZapateroDr. Enrique Zapatero - 2009-2010

 

 

  

 

 

Dr. Arletha McSwainDr. Arletha McSwain - 2008-2009

The recipient of this award is a tenured faculty full professor pursuing an active and ongoing research project that would be enhanced by the logistical support provided by this honor. The active and ongoing research project promises to be a significant contribution, creation, and/or performance in his/her discipline(s).

 

 

Dr. Mildred FullerDr. Mildred Fuller - 2007-2008

 

 

 

 

Robert SitesDr. Robert Sites - 2006-2007

 

 

 

 

Sam Shajing SunDr. Sam-Shajing Sun - 2005-2006

 

 

 

 

Rowena WilsonDr. Rowena Wilson - 2004-2005