James Madison University cultivates stellar talent through a variety of initiatives, including the Outstanding Faculty Awards (OFA) for the Commonwealth of Virginia. The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) administers these awards and describes them as follows:

The Outstanding Faculty Awards are the Commonwealth's highest honor for faculty at Virginia's public and private colleges and universities. These awards recognize superior accomplishments in teaching, research and public service.

Outstanding Faculty Nominees for 2018 

Paul Bogard

 Paul Bogard, Assistant Professor (Rising Star Nominee) 

 Department of English (Profile)


Jennifer Coffman, Associate Professor

Department of Integrated Science and Technology (Profile)

Kristina Doubet

Kristina Doubet, Professor

Middle, Secondary, and Mathematics Education (Profile)


 Mark Gabriele, Professor 

 Department of Biology (Profile)


 Mike Gubser, Associate Professor 

 Department of History (Profile)


 Tom Moran, Associate Professor

 Department of Kinesiology (Profile)

Mert Tokman

Mert Tokman, Associate Professor

Department of Marketing (Profile)

Past winners, finalists and nominees

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