2017 Celebration of Teaching Award Recipients

The campus community is invited to nominate individuals to be recognized for excellence in undergraduate teaching at the 24th Annual Celebration of Teaching. This event is sponsored by the Academic Senate Council on Teaching, Learning, & Student Experience (CTLSE) and the Vice Provost for Teaching & Learning, and is hosted by the Division of Teaching Excellence & Innovation (DTEI).

The Celebration of Teaching will take place on:

Thursday, May 4, 2017
University Student Center, Doheny Beach A&B.

A light dessert reception and photo opportunity follows.

Recipients of the 2017 Celebration of Teaching Awards

(To Be Announced…)

Recipients of the following awards are competitively selected from campus-wide nominations by the members of the Academic Council on Teaching, Learning, and Student Experience, as well as by those sponsoring the various awards.

Professor of the Year:  Renee Link (Chemistry)

Lecturers of the Year: Maryse Mijalski (European Languages & Studies) & Ray Klefstad (Computer Science)

TA Instructional Development: Angela Jenks (Anthropology)

Innovation in Instructional Technology:  Brad Hughes (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology)

Most Promising Future Faculty Members (Monetary): Christopher Stillwell (Education) & Leticia Garcia (Drama) 

Most Promising Future Faculty Member (Honorary): Leah Zani (Anthropology)

Deans’ Honorees:

Each Dean or Program Director, with nominations from faculty, selects one faculty member to be recognized as the Dean’s Honoree for Excellence in Undergraduate Education.

Claire Trevor School of the Arts:     Prof. Lonnie Alcaraz

Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences:     Prof. Brandon Gaut

Paul Merage School of Business:      Prof. Zheng Sun

School of Education:     Prof. Rossella Santagata

Henry Samueli School of Engineering:    Prof. David Reinkensmeyer

School of Humanities:     Prof. Emily Baum

Donald Bren School of Information & Computer Science:     Prof. Alexander Ihler

Susan & Bill Gross School of Nursing:     Prof. Miriam Bender    

Program in Pharmaceutical Science:     Prof. Sam Schriner

School of Physical Sciences:     Profs. James Bullock & Michael Cooper

Program in Public Health:

School of Social Ecology:     Prof. Wendy Goldberg

School of Social Sciences:     Prof. Angela Jenks