Albert W. Johnson University Research Lecture

The Albert W. Johnson University Research Lectureship is awarded annually to an SDSU faculty member for outstanding achievement in research and scholarship. Its purpose is to recognize such achievement, to foster its continuation, and to enable a distinguished resident faculty scholar to share his/her knowledge more broadly with and beyond the academic community. The recipient of this Lectureship delivers a public lecture during the spring semester and is named a Distinguished Professor in his/her discipline. 

The recipient also receives a $10,000 contribution to support their research. 

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The 2019 recipient is Dr. Chris Glembotski, Professor of Biology. The lecture will take place Friday, March 29 at 3 p.m. in Storm Hall West, Room 11. This event is open to the public and university community, with a reception to follow.

Dr. Glembotski will present his lecture "Don't Gamble with Heart Disease: You've Got to Know When to Fold 'Em."

The 2018 recipient was Dr. Stuart Aitken, Professor of Geography. 

The Albert W. Johnson University Research Lecture series is sponsored by Graduate and Research Affairs and the University Research Council and is supported, in part, through Instructionally Related Activities funds. Selection of the Albert W. Johnson University Research Lecturer is based upon evidence of distinction and recognized achievement in research and scholarship. To permit a fuller evaluation of nominees, the nominator may solicit reviews and recommendations from off-campus scholars, as well as from the appropriate College Research Committee and Dean of the College in which the nominee holds appointment.

Past Recipients