The Downey Family Award for Faculty Excellence was established in 2004 by Marea and Marlan Downey to encourage and facilitate faculty advancement in Earth Sciences and Anthropology at SMU, consistent with the mission of ISEM. The award, in the amount of $5000, has no restrictions on its use. Marlan Downey is a former ISEM Board Trustee.
(Marlan and Marea Downey, ISEM Research Day, 2008)
Dr. Bonnie F. Jacobs, Environmental Sciences
Dr. C. Garth Sampson, Anthropology
Dr. Torben Rick, Anthropology
Dr. Brigitte Kovacevich, Anthropology