Faculty Accolades for March 1, 2021

  • March 1st, 2021

Awards, Elections and Appointments

Dr. David L. Albright, Hill Crest Endowed Chair in Mental Health Research, School of Social Work, has been selected by The American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare as one of 12 individuals for its 2021 class of fellows. Albright is the first social work scholar in Alabama to be named to the Academy.

Dr. Jennifer Feltman, assistant professor, department of art and art history, was appointed chair of the Advocacy Committee of the International Center of Medieval Art (2021-2024).


Deepa Das Acevedo, assistant professor, Law School, has edited a book, “Beyond the Algorithm: Qualitative Insights for Gig Work Regulation” (Cambridge University Press, 2021).

Dr. Mina Kim, assistant professor, department of art and art history, published “Reinscribing Tradition in Twentieth-century China: A Biographical Sketch of Pan Tianshou (1897-1971),” in the journal Asian Culture 44 (2020).

A book chapter by Dr. Catherine Pagani, professor of art history and associate dean in the Graduate School, “Chinese Material Culture and British Perceptions of China in the Mid-nineteenth Century,” originally published in “Colonialism and the Object: Empire, Material Culture and the Museum,” has been selected for inclusion on the forthcoming digital platform, “Routledge Historical Resources: 19th Century Empire.” In the fall of 2020, she published “From Curiosities to National Treasures: Chinese Art and the Politics of Display in Britain, 1842-1935,” in “Toward the Future: Museums and Art History in East Asia, Proceedings of the 2019 CIHA Colloquium in Tokyo,” editors Hiroyuki Suzuki and Akira Akiyama (Tokyo: Japanese Committee for CIHA, Comité International de l’Histoire de l’Art, and the Otsuka Museum of Art, 2020: 57-68).


Jonathan Cumberland, assistant professor, department of art and art history designed two posters juried into the 2020 Ecuador Poster Bienal. Cumberland’s poster, “Architectural Transformation,” received a bronze award.

William Dooley, associate professor, department of art and art history, has works accepted into two juried exhibitions in 2021: America Paperworks 2021 at Northwest Arts Center in Minot, North Dakota, and 36th Annual International Exhibition in Meadows Gallery at the University of Texas at Tyler.

Chris Jordan, associate professor, department of art and art history, had “False Dawn,” part of his portfolio of images, “Tales of the Observer,” selected for a merit award in the 2020 International Juried Exhibition at the Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, California. Jordan had three works selected for a juried online exhibition, All of the Lights, hosted by the Treat Gallery of New York. And, two prints from his portfolio of images, “Tales of the Observer,” will be on display in Rome, Italy, as part of a group exhibition called “The Dreamer.”

Prints by John Klosterman, instructor, department of art and art history, won recognition in two international juried exhibitions: one that showcases nontraditional printmaking processes and one that is a feature of an international printmaking festival. Two of Klosterman’s prints were selected for Printmaking from the Edge at The Art Center in Dover, New Hampshire. Klosterman was also one of only five artists selected for the juried exhibition, Contemporary Print: 5×5, held in conjunction with the annual artist festival PrintAustin 2021, based in Austin, Texas.

Wade MacDonald, assistant professor, department of art and art history, had work included in the national juried exhibition, Small Favors XVI at The Clay Studio of Philadelphia. MacDonald was selected to jury an international ceramics exhibition, Clay+, which he proposed for the Clay Center of New Orleans.

Sarah Marshall, associate professor, department of art and art history, had a screenprint titled “Cells Talk – Love Happens!” accepted into the 2021 Delta National Small Print Exhibition at the Bradbury Art Museum at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas.

Pete Schulte, associate professor, department of art and art history, has new site-specific work installed at the University of Georgia’s Plaza Gallery as part of the Dodd Galleries’ ongoing “Wall Works” series.

David Albright
Jonathan Cumberland
Headshot of Deepa Das Acevedo, UA School of Law
Das Acevedo
Jennifer Feltman
Christopher Jordan
Mina Kim
Klosterman wearing a red shirt
Wade MacDonald
Sarah Marshall
Cathy Pagani
Pete Schulte

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