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2021 Faculty Awards for Teaching Excellence

Faculty Awards for Teaching Excellence honor faculty members in Arts & Sciences who devote special efforts to teaching and inspiring their students through lectures, seminars, laboratories, independent studies, and mentoring. At the September 2021 meeting of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences, three faculty members were honored:

Robin Ellis
Robin Ellis
Assistant Professor of
German Studies

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Leisa Meyer
Leisa Meyer
Professor of History; American
Studies; Gender, Sexuality
& Women's Studies
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Adrienne Petty
Adrienne Petty
Associate Professor
of History

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Nominations for the award come initially from the Student Assembly's Undergraduate Council and the A&S Graduate Student Association. Candidates are evaluated on the basis of teaching quality, innovation, and demonstrated commitment to student learning. Awardees are chosen in order to balance academic rank, disciplinary area, graduate and undergraduate teaching, and tenure and non-tenure eligible status, including lecturers.