Award

Long T. BuiJulia LerchSabrina StringsThe School of Social Sciences is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021-22 Dean’s Awards for Outstanding Teaching:

  • Long T. Bui – Global & International Studies, Dr. Joseph L. White Award for Outstanding Mentorship
  • Julia Lerch – Sociology, Dean’s Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching
  • Sabrina Strings – Sociology, Dean’s Award for Outstanding Teaching Innovation

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 recipients each receive a $2,000 research stipend.

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

2020-21:

  • Gary Richardson - Economics, Dr. Joseph L. White Award for Outstanding Mentorship
  • 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

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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