Faculty Awards

ALICE G. ABREU

  • Temple University Lindback Award, 2007

MARINA ANGEL

  • Kate Stoneman, Law and Democracy Award, 2007
  • American Bar Association, Margaret Brent Award, 2004
  • Clason Endowment Fund Lecturer, Western New England School of Law, 2003
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Special Achievement Award, 2003
  • Anne X. Alpern Award, 1998
  • Philadelphia Bar Association Sandra Day O'Connor Award, 1996
  • George P. Williams Memorial Award for the Outstanding Professor of the Year voted by the Temple Law School Class of 1989
  • Temple Law Review Faculty Honoree, 1989
  • Temple Women's Law Caucus Special Honoree, 1989

JANE B. BARON

  • Friel/Scanlan Award - 2006 

ANTHONY JOHN BOCCHINO

  • Richard S. Jacobson Award for Excellence in Teaching Trial Advocacy, 2003.  Presented in recognition of demonstrated skills in teaching the art and skills of trial advocacy by the Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Robert Oliphant Lifetime Achievement Award, 2002.  Presented by National Institute for Trial Advocacy
  • NITA Board of Trustees Distinguished Service Award, 1999.  Presented in recognition of leadership of NITA from 1994-1000 as its Director
  • NITA Program Directors Distinguished Service Award, 1998.  First recipient of this award from the Program Directors of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy for Outstanding Leadership
  • International Summit Award, 1998.  for Winning at Deposition, and interactive CD Rom. Chosen for one of three awards from over one thousand nominees in the Multimedia Category. This CD teaches the basics of taking and defending depositions
  • The American Law Institute, Elected to membership, 1996
  • International Society of Barristers, Elected an Academic Fellow of the Society, 1995
  • American Bar Foundation, Elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, 1995
  • George P. Williams, III Memorial Award for the Outstanding Professor of the Year, Temple University School of Law, 1984
  • Mordecai Society Award for Excellence in Teaching, Duke University Law School, 1978 - Awarded in recognition of the design and implementation of clinical education program of the Duke Law School

SCOTT BURRIS

  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Honored by Prevention Point Philadelphia (needle exchange program), 2003
  • CDC Recognition Award, World AIDS Day, 2002
  • Best Overall Abstract, HIV/AIDS Section, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, 2002 ("Evaluating the impact of criminal laws on HIV risk behavior," with Lazzarini et al.)
  • Friel-Scanlan Prize (for outstanding scholarship), Temple Law School, 1999
  • Pennsylvania Prison Society Award ("for meritorious service in the field of corrections"), 1994 

WILLIAM M. CARTER, JR.

  • Langston Hughes Visiting Professorship, University of Kansas School of Law
  • Selected as nominee for honorary University-level visiting faculty appointment for 2007-2008 academic year (nomination for 2007-2008 withdrawn at my request)
  • PROFESSOR OF THE YEAR, Case Western University School of Law, 2004-2005 academic year
  • 1L PROFESSOR OF THE YEAR, Case Western University School of Law, 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 academic years
  • UCITE LEARNING FELLOW, Case Western University School of Law, 2002-2003
  • Selected for UCITE Learning Fellowship for semester-long seminar in teaching theory and methods in higher education

JEFFREY L. DUNOFF

  • Friel-Scanlan Award, Spring 2000

N. JEREMI DURU

  • Recipient, 2005 National Bar Association Entertainment and Sports Lawyer of the Year Award

JOANNE A. EPPS

  • F. Eugene Dixon, Jr. Inspiration Award, presented by Temple University, March, 2006
  • 2004 Honorable Robert E. Keeton Faculty Award, presented by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, March 2005.
  • Gideon Award, awarded for dedication to the cause of justice, Temple Law School, May, 2003
  • 2003 Outstanding Faculty Athletic Representative, by the All-American Football Foundation, December, 2003
  • Recipient, 2002 Women Making History Award, Greater Philadelphia Chapter, National
  • Recipient, 2002 Women of Distinction Award, Barristers' Association of Philadelphia.  January 2002
  • (One of) 50 Pennsylvania Women of Influence, named by the Philadelphia Legal Intelligencer, February, 2001
  • (One of) 25 Women of Distinction, named by the Philadelphia Business Journal and the National Association of Women Business Owners, November 2001

THERESA GLENNON

  • Jack Feinberg Litigation Chair, Temple University Beasley School of Law, 2004
  • Stuart Rome Lecturer, University of Maryland School of Law, May 17, 2001
  • Faculty Honoree, Temple Law Review, 1995

PHOEBE A. HADDON

  • Honored by ACLU "Defending Freedom" for Work with Committee on Racial and Gender Bias in the Justice system, 2003
  • Named one of Fifty Most Influential Minority Attorneys in PA by the Legal Intelligencer, 2002
  • Rutgers-Camden BLSA Martin Luther King Award, 2000
  • Doris Mae Harris Award, NBA-Women Lawyers Division, 1998

DAVID KAIRYS

  • Poor Richard Club of Philadelphia Pro Bono Award, June 1991
  • Freil-Scanlan Award, for best Temple law faculty scholarship, 1990-91 academic year
  • American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania's Civil Liberties Award, January 1990

NANCY KNAUER

  • Temple University Great Teacher Award, 2002
  • George P. Williams Award, 1994, 1998, 2002
  • Friel-Scanlan Award for Excellent Scholarship

MICHAEL E. LIBONATI

  • Voted the George P. Williams, III Outstanding Professor of the Year by members of the graduating class at Temple Law School in 1985 and 1990
  • Friel-Scanlan Award for Excellent Scholarship

LAURA E. LITTLE

  • Received Temple Alumni Law Faculty Prize for Contributions to the Law School, 2005
  • Temple University Great Teacher Award, 2004
  • Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2000
  • George P. Williams Outstanding Teacher Award, 1993, 1997 and 2001
  • Friel-Scanlan Prize for outstanding scholarship, 1995

GREGORY N. MANDEL

  • Fulbright Senior Specialist Grant recipient, 2007
  • Patently Non-Obvious selected as one of the top Intellectual Property articles of 2006
  • Highest rated Professor (Albany Law School) based on student evaluations of faculty, 2004
  • Selected for the Fulbright Senior Specialist Roster, 2002
  • NASA Space Telescope Science Institute Group Achievement Award, 1993
  • NASA Space Telescope Science Institute Individual Achievement Award, 1992

FRANK M. MCCLELLAN

  • Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, 1986

ELEANOR MYERS

  • Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2000
  • Law Review- Teacher of the Year, 1997

EDWARD OHLBAUM

  • Friel-Scanlan Award for Excellent Scholarship
  • 2000 American College of Trial Lawyers Emil Gampert Award
  • Richard S. Jacobson Award for Excellence in Teaching Trial Advocacy, 1991

RAFAEL A. PORRATA-DORIA, JR.

  • Inter-American Bar Association "Best Book" Competition in 2006 for Mescosur.
  • Yale Alumni Medal in 2003

MARK RAHDERT

  • Friel-Scanlan Award for Excellent Scholarship

ROBERT J. REINSTEIN

  • George P. Williams Award for Excellence in Teaching 1975
  • National Friendship Award from the Peoples Republic of China, 2002

HENRY J. RICHARDSON, III

  • Friel-Scanlan Award for Best Faculty Scholarship, Temple Law School, 1997
  • Visiting Scholar, Temple University Law School, March 1979
  • 1973 Summer Faculty Research Fellowship, Indiana University
  • UCLA-Ford LL.M Fellowship, 1969-71
  • Maxwell Writing Fellowship, 1968-69
  • Maxwell Afro-Asian Fellowship, 1966-68

JAMES A. SHELLENBERGER

  • Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching, Temple University, May 1996
  • George P. Williams Memorial Award for the Outstanding Professor of the Year, Temple Law School, 1986, 1995, 2004, 2007
  • Temple Law School Student Bar Association Recognition, Administrator of the Year,1988-89 & 1987-88

SOPHIE EILEEN SMYTH

  • World Bank Financial Sector Spot Award, 2001
  • World Bank Legal Department Excellence Award, 1999
  • U.S. Department of Justice Special Achievement Award, 1985
  • Herbert Plummer Travel Fellowship, St. Anne's College, Oxford for legal study in the U.S., 1982

DAVID A. SONENSHEIN

  • Temple University Great Teacher Award, 2007
  • George P. Williams, III Memorial Award for the Outstanding Professor of the Year, Temple University School of Law, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2003, 2006
  • ALI-ABA Frances Rawle Award for Distinguished contribution to post-admission legal education, 2001
  • University Lindback Award 2004, May 1996
  • Recipient of DePaul University College of Law Outstanding, 1982
  • Elected Member, American Law Institute, 1981
  • Recipient of award  presented by the Women's Law Caucus, 1981

(presented to faculty member whose efforts have promoted equality between men and women at the law school (DePaul))

JAN TING

  • Asian American Professor of the Year, 2004

HARWELL WELLS

  • Burton Award for Legal Achievement, 2001 (national award for best-written student note)

MO ZHANG

  • Fulbright Scholarship, 1989 - 1990
  • The Best Article Award by Ministry of Justice of China, 1988 for the article of "One Country with Two Systems and the Conflict of Laws in China"