Loyola University Chicago

Department of English

Faculty Awards

Scholarly Awards and Prizes

MLA Prize for a Scholarly Edition

Edwin T. and Vivijeanne F. Sujack Master Researcher Award, Loyola University Chicago 

Keats-Shelley Association's Distinguished Scholar Award

  • Steven Jones, 2014

Executive Director's Award, Society for Textual Scholarship

MLA Prize for Independent Scholars

Newbridge Silver Award for Lifetime Achievement

Boydston Essay Prize, Association for Documentary Editing

Special Award from the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women

  • Suzanne Gossett, 2000: Urania, Book Two

Fredson Bowers Prize, Society for Textual Scholarship


Grants and Fellowships

Career Enhancement Fellowship for Junior Faculty, Woodrow Wilson and Andrew W. Mellon Foundations

NEH Digital Humanities Startup Grant

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships

  • David Chinitz, 2008. Langston Hughes's Middle Way
  • Edward Wheatley, 2005: Stumbling Blocks Before the Blind: Medieval Constructions of a Disability
  • Thomas Kaminski, 2000An Edition of Samuel Johnson's DEBATES IN PARLIAMENT, 1741-1744

American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship

  • David Chinitz, 2012. The Complete Prose of T. S. Eliot, vol. 6: 1940–1946

American Philosophical Society Research Grant

  • Marta Werner, 2002. "The Common Notebooks of Nathaniel and Sophia Hawthorne"

Teaching Awards

Edwin T. and Vivijeanne F. Sujack Master Teacher Award, Loyola University Chicago

Peter Hans Kolvenbach Award for Engaged Teaching, Loyola University Chicago

Edwin T. and Vivijeanne F. Sujack Award for Teaching Excellence, Loyola University Chicago

Medieval Academy of America's Teaching Excellence Award

  • Allen Frantzen, 2013

Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching Freshmen, Loyola University Chicago

Teacher of the Year, Loyola Honors' Students Association


Faculty Awards

Faculty Member of the Year, Loyola University Chicago

Graduate Faculty Member of the Year, Loyola University Chicago


Writing Awards

Chicago Writers Association Book of the Year Award

Barry Spacks Poetry Prize

The Shakespeare Association of America’s J. Leeds Barroll Dissertation Prize

NWSA Gloria E. Anzadlúa Book Prize

  • Suzanne Bost, 2010: Encarnación: Illness and Body Politics in Chicana Feminist Literture

Glasgow/Shenandoah Prize for Emerging Writers

Katherine Bakeless Award for a First Book of Poetry

Best New American Voices Poetry Selectee