Kathleen Komar and Joel Dimsdale
Joel E. Dimsdale, M.D. is Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychiatry at UC San Diego. He served as chair of the UCSD Academic Senate (2002-03) and Committee on Committees (2005-06); member and Chair of the UCSD School of Medicine Faculty Council; Vice Chair and Chair of the University Committee on Faculty Welfare (2009-11); member of the University Committee on Academic Personnel and the Academic Council; and most recently, as a member of the Academic Advisory Committee for the selection of a UC President in 2013.
Kathleen L. Komar is Professor of Comparative Literature at UC Los Angeles. She has served as chair of the UCLA Academic Senate in 2004-05; member of the Academic Advisory Committee in the search for a new UC President in 2007; Chair of the Academic Advisory Committee in the search for a new UCLA Chancellor in 2006; chair of the UCLA Council on Academic Personnel, member of the UCLA Senate Executive Board, and the UCLA Undergraduate Council; and advisory member to the UCLA Graduate Council and its Committee on Degree Programs.
Past Award Recipients
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