Congratulations to 2020 Distinguished Faculty Award Recipient Prof. Angela Orend
Every year, the University honors faculty who bring distinction to the university through their accomplishments. In 2020, Prof. Angela Orend (Sociology) won the Distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching - Part-time.
Professor Angela Orend graduated from the Department of Sociology at the University of Louisville with her MA in 2004. Her research focuses on issues of commodificaton with respect to the body and popular culture. Specifically, her research explores the sociological factors underlying the increasing popularity of corporate logo tattoos as a form of postmodern consumption. She has recently published this research with the Journal of Contemporary Ethnography. Additionally, she has worked with Dr. Mark Austin and Dr. Patricia Gagne' examining the commodification of the biker in American culture.
You can read more about this year's recipients at the Office of the President website.