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To show their appreciation, Tennessee Athletics has been shining a spotlight on UT’s faculty all-stars. During men and women’s basketball games, fans at Thompson-Boling Arena are taking a moment to cheer on UT’s professors who go above and beyond to support, teach, and inspire our students.

Among the honorees are:

  • Stephanie Bohon, associate professor and director of graduate studies, Department of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences, and director of the Center for the Study of Social Justice. Bohon joined UT in 2006. She studies Latino immigration and immigration policy, with her most recent work examining the growth and needs of Latino migrants in the South. Presented January 31
  • Chuck Maland, the J. Douglas Bruce Professor, Department of English and Cinema Studies program, College of Arts and Sciences. Maland teaches courses in film studies, American cultural studies, and American literature. His central area of interest is in American narratives—film and literature—and their relationship to American culture. His scholarly work has centered primarily on American films and filmmakers, particularly those directors whose careers thrived during the Great Depression. Presented February 5
  • Bill Fox, Randy and Jenny Boyd Distinguished Professor and Chancellor’s Professor, director of the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research, Haslam College of Business. Fox studies internet taxation, state tax policy, public finance, and fiscal federalism. In addition to being a distinguished professor of business, he has served as a consultant on finance, taxation, and economic development in a number of states and developing countries. Presented February 13
  • Shaina Destine, research assistant professor and humanities librarian, University Libraries, and liaison to the Department of History and the Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. Destine’s current research involves searching the Libraries’ archives to uncover the hidden histories of marginalized communities. She has been a Lady Vols fan since she was 14. Presented February 14.
  • Greg Stein, Woolf, McClane, Bright, Allen and Carpenter Distinguished Professor of Law, College of Law. Stein joined the faculty in 1990 and his expertise areas are Chinese real estate law, land use, and real estate finance and development. He also is the co-author of a book, now in its third edition, that helps attorneys develop their expertise in commercial real estate law. Presented February 19
  • Joan MacLeod Heminway, Rick Rose Distinguished Professor of Law, College of Law. Heminway brought 15 years of corporate practice experience to UT when she joined the faculty in 2000. Her current work focuses largely on crowdfunding as a vehicle for corporate finance. She has served as a commentator, expert witness, and consultant on corporate finance and federal and state business law matters. Presented February 28