Chancellor's Award for Undergraduate Research

Jennifer Earl is the recipient of the Chancellor's Award for Undergraduate Research for 2011. This award is bestowed annually upon a faculty member with a distinguished record of mentoring undergraduate students in their research projects. An expert in information technology, social movements, and the legal system, Earl has received major grants and awards, including the National Science Foundation CAREER Award for young scholars. Over the past five years, Earl has fully integrated 41 undergraduates into research projects. Many of these students have been accepted by distinguished graduate programs or employed by public service organizations.