Regent University Professors Earn Prestigious National Awards for Their Contributions to Academic Excellence and Advancement
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Dec. 15, 2022) – Regent University is pleased to announce the national recognition of three of its faculty members from the Honors College and the College of Arts and Sciences. These distinctions celebrate the work of outstanding professors and their impact on the future of education.
“These honors speak volumes about the commitment of Regent University’s skilled faculty to transform the lives of those they teach,” said Dr. Simon Tarr, Dean of the Regent University Honors College. “Our recipients are humbled by the acknowledgement and consider it a privilege to inspire Regent students to chase excellence.”
The recipients of these recent awards are as follows:
Dr. Jacob Wolf received the “Excellence in Civic Education Award” from the Jack Miller Center, in recognition of his excellence in teaching for development and of the Honors College course “The Exceptional Country.” https://jackmillercenter.org/excellence-civic-education-award/. Dr. Wolf is an Assistant Professor of Government & Criminal Justice.
Dr. Joel Iliff was awarded the Dorothy Ross Prize from the Society for US Intellectual History, which is given annually for the best article in American intellectual history. https://s-usih.org/2022/08/announcement-dorothy-ross-prize/. Dr. Iliff is an Assistant Professor of History.
Dr. Micah Mattix received Christianity Today’s Culture and the Arts Book Award for his new co-edited volume “Christian Poetry in America Since 1940: An Anthology” https://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2022/december-web-only/christianity-today-2023-book-awards.html. Dr. Mattix is a Professor of English.
Congratulations have been extended to each faculty member from the presenting organization and Regent University for their impactful contributions and award of merit.
About Regent University
Founded in 1977, Regent University is America’s premier Christian university with more than 13,000 students studying on its 70-acre campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and online around the world. The university offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in more than 150 areas of study including, business, communication and the arts, counseling, cybersecurity, divinity, education, government, law, leadership, nursing, healthcare, and psychology. Regent University is ranked the #1 Best Accredited Online College in the United States (Study.com, 2020), the #1 Safest College Campus in Virginia (YourLocalSecurity, 2021), and the #1 Best Online Bachelor’s Program in Virginia for ten years in a row (U.S. News & World Report, 2022).