Department of Modern Languages

The University of Mississippi

Modern Languages Hall of Fame

The Department of Modern Languages is proud to recognize the accomplishments of our students and facultyCongratulations to all!

Student Hall of Fame

Russian Essay Winners

National Russian Essay Contest Winners November 2018

Dobro Slovo: The National Slavic Honor Society Induction April 2018

Japanese Speech Contest Winners April 2018

University of Mississippi

Faculty Hall of Fame

2018

Don DyerDistinguished Professor Award
Dr. Donald L. Dyer, Professor of Russian and Linguistics and Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs

College Liberal Arts Outstanding Instructor Award
Irene Kaufman, Lecturer of Spanish

2017

Faculty Achievement Award
Dr. Daniel E. O’Sullivan, Professor of French and Chair

Thomas F. Frist, Sr. Student Service Award
Dr. Donald L. Dyer, Professor of Russian and Linguistics and Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs

2016

University of Mississippi Mississippi Humanities Council Teacher of the Year Award
Dr. John Gutiérrez, Croft Professor of Spanish

UM Alumni Association “Random Acts of Kindness” Award
Tamar Karakozova, Teaching Assistant in Russian

2015Ivonne Whitehead

United States Air Force Academy Professor of Distinction
Dr. John Gutiérrez, Croft Professor of Spanish

UM Alumni Association “Random Acts of Kindness” Award
Ivonne Whitehead, Lecturer of Spanish

Friend of C.A.R.T.A.
Dr. Donald L. Dyer, Chair and Professor of Russian and Linguistics

2014

College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award
Dr. Melvin Arrington, Jr., Professor of Spanish

Cora Lee Graham Award Outstanding Teaching of Freshmen
Dr. Melvin Arrington, Jr., Professor of Spanish

University of Mississippi Mississippi Humanities Council Teacher of the Year Award
Dr. Felice A. Coles, Professor of Spanish and Linguistics

Kenneth E. Naylor Memorial Lecturer in South Slavic Linguistics
Dr. Donald L. Dyer, Chair and Professor of Russian and Linguistics

Lambda Sigma November Teacher of the Month
Ahmed Mansour, Instructor of Arabic

2013

 

College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award
Dr. Felice A. Coles, Associate Professor of Spanish and Linguistics

Michael RainesCollege of Liberal Arts Outstanding Instructor, Lecturer or Instructional Assistant Professor of the Year Award
Dr. Michael Raines, Instructional Assistant Professor of TESL and IEP

Nolan E. Shepard International Service Award
Nethaneel Flake, Coordinator of the Chinese Language Flagship Program

2012

College Liberal Arts Outstanding Instructor Award
Ivonne Whitehead, Lecturer of Spanish

2011

Nolan E. Shepard International Service Award
Dr. Donald L. Dyer, Chair and Professor of Russian and Linguistics

2010

Jason KlodtUniversity of Mississippi Mississippi Humanities Council Teacher of the Year Award
Dr. Jason Klodt, Associate Professor of Spanish

College Liberal Arts Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award
Dr. Jason Klodt, Associate Professor of Spanish

Mary Finocchario Award for Excellence in Non-Published Pedagogical Materials for “Perceptual Prose”
Dr. Tamara Warhol, Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics and Director of the Intensive English Program

2008

University of Mississippi Mississippi Humanities Council Teacher of the Year Award
Dr. Daniel E. O’Sullivan, Associate Professor of French

College Liberal Arts Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award
Dr. Daniel E. O’Sullivan, Assistant Professor of French

Central Association of Russian Teachers of America Excellence in Teaching Award
Dr. Valentina Ierupi, Instructor of Russian

2006

Dr. Coles

Mississippi Foreign Language Association Award of Distinction
Dr. Felice A. Coles, Associate Professor of Spanish and Linguistics

2004 

Mississippi Foreign Language Association Award of Distinction
Dr. George Everett, Associate Professor of German (Retired)

University of Mississippi Mississippi Humanities Council Teacher of the Year Award
Dr. Donald L. Dyer, Professor of Russian and Linguistics

2002

Cora Lee Graham Outstanding Teacher of Freshmen Award
Dr. Hans Gaycken, Professor of German

1995

Valentina IerupiMFLA Award of Distinction for Outstanding Service and Dedication
Teresa R. Arrington

1992

College Liberal Arts Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award
Dr. Donald L. Dyer, Assistant Professor of Russian and Linguistics

1983

Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher Award
Dr. J. Ronald Bartlett, Professor of German

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