A bronze statue of a woman running with her right arm outreached to have an owl perch on it.

Faculty and Staff Accolades for Jan. 26, 2022

Awards and Appointments

Allison Grant, assistant professor, department of art and art history, was one of 47 early-career photographers included on the 2022 Silver List, compiled from the suggestions of over 125 nonprofit photography curators, scholars, publishers and critics, and arranged randomly. The Silver List is a partnership between Silver Eye Center for Photography, The Black List and Carnegie Mellon University.

Alvin Niuh, assistant professor, department of human nutrition and hospitality management, was honored with a Trailblazer Award by Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports, recognizing his dedication in teaching and mentoring the next generation of hospitality and tourism leaders.

Cheryl Toman, professor of French and chair of the department of modern languages and classics, was awarded the Gender Chair 2021 at the Gender Institute of France’s National Scientific Research Center, the CNRS. The Gender Chair recognizes top scholars in the field and was awarded to Toman for research on her third book on the subject of women writers and artists of Mali.

Daniel White, director of the Paul R. Jones Museum and The University of Alabama Gallery, was appointed to the board of the Alabama Visual Arts Network.


Allison Grant, assistant professor, department of art and art history, will have 10 photographs from her series “Within the Bittersweet” displayed at Purdue University’s Rueff Galleries in the exhibition “Perpetual Ebb,” curated by Eli Craven.

Daisie Hoitsma Young, instructor, department of art and art history, exhibited her work in a two-person show, “frequency,” at the Meadows Gallery, University of Texas at Tyler.


Richard Delgado, John J. Sparkman Chair of Law: “Remedies for Police Shootings: A Comment on Slater,” 21 Berkeley Journal of African-American Law & Policy 37-41 (2020).

Mirit Eyal-Cohen, professor, Law School: “The Illusory Promise of Free Enterprise: A Primer to Promoting Racially Diverse Entrepreneurship,” 70 Emory Law Journal 1577-1618 (2021).

Susan Pace Hamill, professor, Law School: “Some Musings as LLCS Approach the Fifty-Year Milestone,” 51 Cumberland Law Review 1-41 (2021).

Julie Andersen Hill, Alton C. and Cecile Cunningham Craig Professor of Law: “Regulating Bank Reputation Risk,” 54 Georgia Law Review 523-604 (2020).

Doris Sung, assistant professor, department of art and art history: “Chinese Women Artists in the Early Twentieth Century” in AWARE (Archives of Women Artists, Research and Exhibitions) research database (October 2021).

Alexa Tullett, associate professor, department of psychology: “The Limitations of Social Science as the Arbiter of Blame: An Argument for Abandoning Retribution” in the journal Perspectives on Psychological Science (epub January 2022).