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Five Dedman College faculty members receive 2021 Sam Taylor Fellowship awards

Dedman College News
Originally Posted: Feb. 12, 2021

Each year, the United Methodist Church’s Division of Higher Education and Ministry grants Sam Taylor Fellowship Awards to support faculty research that advances the intellectual and social life of our global society.

Following a highly competitive selection process, the Sam Taylor Fellowship review committee is pleased to announce the 2020-2021 SMU faculty awards to the following faculty members:

Congratulations to the Dedman College recipients:

Additional SMU recipients:

  • Amber Bemak, MFA: Assistant Professor, Film and Media Arts, Meadows School of the Arts
  • David Bertrand, Ed.D.: Director and Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Applied Physiology and Wellness, Simmons School of Education
  • Alexandra Pavlakis, Ph.D.: Assistant Professor, Department of Education Policy and Leadership, Simmons School of Education
  • Jeanne Stevenson-Moessner, Th.D.: Professor of Pastoral Care and Pastoral Theology, Perkins School of Theology
  • Quan Xie, Ph.D.: Assistant Professor, Temerlin Advertising Institute in the Meadows School of the Arts
  • Jack Levison, Ph.D.: W. J. A. Power Professor of Old Testament Interpretation and Biblical Hebrew, Perkins School of Theology
  • Brian Molanphy, M.F.A.: Associate Professor of Drawing and Ceramics, Meadows School of the Arts