Dr. James Duchamp Honored by E&H Alumni Association

Posted by Monica Hoel
Dr. James Duchamp is the 2021 recipient of the James A. Davis Faculty Award, granted annually by the E&H Alumni Association. (Read more about E&H Alumni Awards.)

Trained as a chemist, Professor Duchamp is known for spending time with students and helping them more deeply understand the coursework and think about ways to apply it to a meaningful career path. He is also a sponsor for the Emory & Henry College Chapter of the Student Affiliate of American Chemistry Society.

His research has been published in several peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of the American Chemistry Society and Nature. He is a member of the American Chemical Society and a Fellow of the Virginia Academy of Sciences. His professional interests include synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials and the use of technology to enhance education.

In 2009, Professor Duchamp was awarded the Outstanding Faculty Award by the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia. In 2011, Professor Duchamp was named the Virginia Professor of the Year, Council for Advancement and Support of Education/Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Read more about Dr. Duchamp on the Emory & Henry webpage.

 

Other 2021 awardees are:
Carl and Ruth Looney Humanitarian Award:
Rob Goldsmith, Class of 1971
President and CEO at People, Incorporated of Virginia

Distinguished Achievement:
Lisa Jordan, Class of 1984
Director of Education at the United Steel Workers.

Fred Selfe Service to Emory & Henry:
All our E&H in the City Volunteers

A.L. Mitchell Young Alumna Award:
Kishanna Caesar Heyward, Class of 2008.
Author of a coloring book that teaches children about the value and perils of credit.

Nominations are open throughout the year.

  • Dr. James Duchamp, Emory & Henry Chemistry Department

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