Assistant Professor of Philosophy
The Junior Distinguished Faculty Award winner also crosses boundaries—especially disciplinary boundaries. I believe our conversations this year have ranged from: perception of place, to the sovereignty of God and cultural landscapes, to randomness in nature, to graffiti art, and finally, to the construction of shelves in my house—from the abstract to the concrete and everything in between.
Often I forget what department he actually belongs to because his work is so creatively cross-cutting.
And, of course, there was the confusion at Halloween as to whether he was in costume or normal attire when he came into my office with his skateboard.
He is THE ONLY person whom I allow to call me "Hey Dude."
This year's recipient of the Junior Distinguished Faculty Award goes to Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Brian Glenney.