Frank and Dorothy Humel Hovorka Prize

The Frank and Dorothy Humel Hovorka Prize is awarded to an active or emeritus member of the Case Western Reserve University faculty in recognition of exceptional achievements in teaching, research, and scholarly service that have benefited the community, the nation, and the world. 

Learn more about the nomination process for the Frank and Dorothy Humel Hovorka Prize.


Award Recipients

2024: Hatsuo Ishida, PhD, Professor of Organic Chemistry

2023: Sandra Russ, PhD, Distinguished University Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences

2022: Jenifer Neils, PhD, Professor Emerita, Department of Classics

2021: Pamela B. Davis, MD, PhD, Dean Emerita, School of Medicine

2020: Robert Savinell, PhD, Distinguished University Professor, George S. Dively Professor in Engineering

2019: Philip Taylor, PhD, Distinguished University Professor, Perkins Professor of Physics

2018: Jane W. Kessler, PhD ('GRS 51), Professor Emerita, Department of Psychological Sciences