April 6, 2021

SEC Announces Dr. Gregory Stuart Wins 2021 Faculty Achievement Award for University of Tennessee

By: SEC Staff
SECU (Twitter: @TheSECU)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (April 6, 2021) – Dr. Gregory Stuart, Chancellor’s Professor in Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named winner of the 2021 SEC Faculty Achievement Award for the University of Tennessee, the SEC announced on Tuesday.

Editor in chief of Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment and a fellow in the American Psychological Association, Dr. Stuart’s research focuses on issues related to intimate partner violence, sexual assault and substance misuse. He serves as Director of Clinical Psychology Training at Tennessee and has received numerous research, teaching and mentoring awards from the university and professional associations. Dr. Stuart has secured more than $30 million in grant funding, including an award from the National Institutes of Health to mentor the next generation of violence and alcohol researchers.

“The highest-rated faculty member for undergraduate teaching in the psychology department, Dr. Stuart is also an outstanding scholar and researcher who focuses on the prevention and treatment of intimate partner violence,” said Dr. John Zomchick, Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor at the University of Tennessee. “He is an outstanding representative of an accomplished Volunteer who is taking his academic findings and providing meaningful social impact through his critically important work.”

To receive an SEC achievement award, the faculty member must have achieved the rank of full professor; have a record of extraordinary teaching, particularly at the undergraduate level; and have a record of research that is recognized nationally and/or internationally. University winners will receive a $5,000 honorarium from the SEC and will become their campus nominee for the SEC Professor of the Year Award, which will be announced in April.

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