He was also granted tenure as full professor of Central Eurasian studies in IU's Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies.
The award identifies promising tenure-track faculty and provides resources to further develop their research or creative activity.
IU is celebrating the 90th birthday of one of the nation's most illustrious statesmen, former U.S. Rep. Lee Hamilton.
Dionne Danns and Claudia Johnson have been selected for the endowed professorship that honors the late IU president.
The endowed professorship is from the Tang Research Foundation and honors its former president, Roger E. Covey.
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