Robert T. Pennock
Academic Honors & Awards:
- MSU Phi Kappa Phi Excellence Award in Interdisciplinary Scholarship. For Avida-ED Project. 2012.
- MSU Distinguished Faculty Award. 2011.
- American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) Outstanding Service Award. 2009
- National Associate. National Research Council of the National Academies of Science. Designated lifetime member in 2008.
- Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Elected 2006.
- Friend of Darwin Award. National Center for Science Education.
- Sigma Xi National Distinguished Lecturer. 2000-2002.
- National Press Club Author's Night. 1999.
- CTNS Science & Religion Course Award. 1999.
- Templeton Prize - Exemplary Paper in Theology and the Natural Sciences.
- President of Sigma Xi, The Scientific
Research Society (UT-Austin Chapter) . 1994 - 1999.
- The Philosophy Foundation First International Essay Competition. 1990.
- Michael R. Bennett Prize (Philosophy Essay Competition). 1988.
- Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society. Elected 1986.
- Apple for the Teacher Award. 1986.
- Phi Beta Kappa. Elected 1980.
Grants & Fellowships:
- National Science Foundation - IUSE ($2,315,094). Principal Investigator. Active LENS: Learning Evolution and the Nature of Science using Evolution in Action. 2014-2019.
- Howard Hughes Medical Institute ($1,500,000). Co-PI. LEVERS: Leveraging Engagement and Vision to Encourage Retention in STEM. 2014-2019.
- John Templeton Foundation ($1,055,139). Principal Investigator. The Scientific Virtues: A National Survey of the Ethical Perceptions of Scientific Leaders. (#36630) 2013-2014.
- John Templeton Foundation ($95,725). Principal Investigator. The Scientific Virtues: Planning Grant for a National Survey of the Ethical Perceptions of Scientific Leaders. (#36630) 2012-2013.
- National Science Foundation ($25,000,000). Co-PI. BEACON: An NSF Science & Technology Center for the Study of Evolution in Action. (#OIA-0939454) 2010-2015.
- National Science Foundation - Co-PI. CRI:IAD -- A Testbed for Evolving Cooperative and Adaptive Behavior among Autonomous Systems. (APP 98946-00) 2008-2009.
- National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent) Sabbatical Fellowship. Theory and Applications of Evolutionary Computation. 2008
- National Science Foundation. Senior Personnel. “BRAID: Bridging the Disciplines with Authentic Inquiry & Discourse” 2007-2010.
- Cambridge Templeton Consortium. Principal Investigator. Emerging Intelligence: Contingency, Convergence and Constraints in the Evolution of Intelligent Behavior. (#1119) 2005-2009.
- National Science Foundation. Principal Investigator. Avida-ED: Technology for Teaching Evolution and the Nature of Science using Digital Organisms. (#DUE-0341484) 2004-2008.
- MSU Quality Fund. Senior Personnel. BRAID: Bridging the Disciplines with Authentic Inquiry & Discourse. 2006-2008
- MSU Foundation Grant. "Applied Darwinism: Theory & Practice of Evolutionary Design". 2002-2003.
- American Scientific Affiliation / Templeton Lecture grant. 2002.
- National Science Foundation / Sigma Xi Ethics in Science Workshop grant (Co-PI w/ Terry May) 2001.
- American Scientific Affiliation / Templeton Lecture grant. 2000-01.
- Capacity Building Grant, MSU Foundation. 2000
- National Science Foundation / National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship. 1996. Summer Institute on Scientific, Ethical, and Social Challenges of Contemporary Genetic Technology.
- Three Nails Fellowship. 1994. Obirin University, Tokyo JAPAN
- U.R.I. Summer Research Award. 1994. “Causal Confirmation, Information and Experimental Method.”
- National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship. 1993. Summer Institute on Naturalism
- Mellon Foundation Fellowships. 1985-1986 and 1988-1989.
Names & Endowed Lectures:
- Thomas Jefferson Religious Freedom Lecture. University of Mary Washington. 2010.
- 25th Annual Alfred E. Stiernotte Lecture. Quinnipiac University. 2009.
- Springer Lecture. International History and Philosophy of Science Teaching Group. 2009.
- Academy of Scholars Senior Lecture. Wayne State University, Detroit. 2008.
- Provost’s Convocation/Helen Edison Lecture. Univ. of California, San Diego. 2006.
- Silverstein Lectures. Northwestern University Medical School. 2006.
- Sagan National Colloquium Lecture. Ohio Wesleyan University. 2006.
- Comstock Speakership. Minnesota State University Moorhead. Minnesota. 2005.
- Matheny Lecture. Southeastern Louisiana University. 2004.
- Branigan Lecturer. Institute for Advanced Study, Indiana University. 2002.
Membership In Professional Societies:
- Michigan State University (2000 - present)
- The College of New Jersey (1999 - 2000)
- The University of Texas at Austin (1991 - 1999)
- Pennsylvania Governor's
School for the Sciences (P.G.S.S.)
Carnegie-Mellon University, Summers, 1987 - 1991
- Senboku Junior High School. Morioka, JAPAN (Sept. 1978 - March 1979)
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