The Quality of Education:
07 | Quality of Instruction: Rankings
Six Fullerton faculty members have received the CSU Wang Faculty Excellence Awards, established in 1999 by CSU Trustee Stanley T. Wang. Each year the award honors four faculty members and one administrator throughout the California State University system. Awards have been bestowed on:
Jane Hall (economics), 2001 - At Fullerton since 1981, she is a nationwide expert on the economic impact of air pollution on health and has co-authored the book Air Quality Management in the United States.
Hallie Yopp Slowik (elementary and bilingual education), 2002 - An alumna on the faculty since 1986, her work in children's literacy development is cited in nearly every state and national reading reform document and in most reading methods textbooks.
David Pagni (mathematics), 2003 - At Fullerton since 1969, he specializes in training elementary and high school educators to improve the teaching of mathematics.
Claire Palmerino (director of academic advising services), 2003 - At Fullerton since 1979 and currently associate dean for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, she led the effort to develop a successful streamlined teacher education program and launched a teacher recruiting program.
Raphael Sonenshein (political science), 2005 - At Fullerton since 1982, he specializes in urban politics and is the author of Politics in Los Angeles and The City at Sake: Secession, Reform, and The Battle of Los Angeles.
Richard Wiseman (human communication studies), 2005 - Now deceased, Professor Wiseman was at Fullerton from 1978 until his death in 2006. He invited dozens of students to collaborate with him on publications and conference papers.