The SEC Faculty Achievement Awards recognize faculty from SEC member universities with outstanding records in research and scholarship. There is one winner/nominee per campus and one overall winner for the Conference. All receive an honorarium and memento from the SEC. The University of Alabama SEC Faculty Achievement Award Selection Committee consists of past winners of the award. The Committee is chaired by the Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs.

Past University of Alabama Faculty Achievement Award recipients include:

  • 2020 — Subhabrata “Subha” Chakraborti, Information Systems, Statistics and Management Science — Culverhouse College of Business
  • 2019  – Ramana G. Reddy, Metallurgical and Material Engineering – College of Engineering
  • 2018 – Trudier Harris,  English – College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2017 – Arunava Gupta, Chemistry – College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2016 – Seth Panich, Theater and Dance – College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2015 – Kim Bissell, Journalism & Creative Media – College of Communication & Information Sciences
  • 2014 – George Rable, History – College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2013 – John Lochman, Psychology – College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2012 – David Dixon, Chemistry – College of Arts and Sciences