Sandefur honors three faculty Leon D. Epstein Distinguished Faculty Research Awards

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[caption id="attachment_7955" align="alignright" width="153" caption="Former Professor and L&S Dean Leon D. Epstein (Photo Courtesy of UW Archives)"]Leon D. Epstein[/caption]

Dean Gary Sandefur is proud to honor Professors Patricia Devine (Psychology), Bob Kaiser (Geography) and Ken Mayer (Political Science) with the 2011-12 Leon D. Epstein Distinguished Faculty Research Awards.

The Faculty Research Awards provide flexible research funding for three faculty each year in the College.

Congratulations to our faculty!

Epstein was a professor political science and on the faculty from 1944 to 1988. He also served as Dean of the College of Letters & Science in the tumultuous late 1960s.  He was an influential figure in his department and very involved in developing collegiate relationships.

For more information, see: http://www.ls.wisc.edu/faculty.html