Richardson, Rosales, Tobar, LynchThe School of Social Sciences is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020-21 Dean’s Awards for Outstanding Teaching.

Faculty were nominated for one of three awards to recognize outstanding teaching in the School of Social Sciences. In addition to teaching excellence, the awards recognize a commitment to inclusive excellence and dedication to higher education through the use of innovative methods and mentorship. The selection was done by the school’s Executive Committee.

The 2020-21 awardees are:

  • Gary Richardson - Economics, and Rocio Rosales – Sociology, Dr. Joseph L. White Award for Outstanding Mentorship
  • Hector Tobar – Chicano/Latino Studies, Dean’s Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching
  • Cecelia Lynch – Political Sciences, Dean’s Award for Outstanding Teaching Innovation

The recipients each receive a $2,000 research stipend. 

Established in 2014 by dean Bill Maurer, past award recipients include:

2019-20
JB Manchak – Logic & Philosophy of Science, Dean’s Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching
Kristin Turney - Sociology, Dr. Joseph L. White Award for Outstanding Mentorship
Brian C. Jenkins – Economics, Dean’s Award for Outstanding Teaching Innovation

2018-19
Rachel Goldberg - Sociology, Dean’s Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching
Kristen Monroe – Political Science, Dean’s Award for Outstanding Mentorship
Jacob Avery – Sociology, Dean’s Award for Outstanding Teaching Innovation

2017-18
Jacob Avery - Sociology, Dean’s Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching
Laura Enriquez - Chicano/Latino Studies, Dean’s Award for Outstanding Mentorship
Heidi Hardt – Political Science, Dean’s Award for Outstanding Teaching Innovation

2016-17
Jean-Paul Carvalho, Economics - Dean’s Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching
Belinda Campos, Chicano/Latino Studies - Dean’s Award for Outstanding Mentorship

2015-16
Keith Murphy, Anthropology - Dean’s Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching
Anita Casavantes Bradford, Chicano/Latino Studies - Dean’s Award for Outstanding Mentorship
Ami Glazer & Linda Cohen, Economics - Dean’s Award for Outstanding Teaching Innovation

2014-15
Alyssa Brewer, Cognitive Sciences - Dean’s Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching
Ana Rosas Chicano/Latino Studies - Dean’s Award for Outstanding Mentorship
William Branch, Economics - Dean’s Award for Outstanding Teaching Innovation

 

 

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