Carnegie Mellon University

Doherty Award Past Winners

First awarded in 1988, the Doherty Award was established to recognize members of the Carnegie Mellon community who have made substantial and sustained contributions to excellence in education.

Learn more about eligibility and the nomination process.

Most Recent Recipients

2017

Mary Shaw, Institute for Software Research

2017 Doherty Award Recipient Mary Shaw

2016

Eric W. Grotzinger, Department of Biological Sciences

2016 Doherty Award Recipient Eric W. Grotzinger

Information listed reflects the recipient at the time of the award.

2014
Michael C. Murphy
Campus Affairs

2013
John P. Lehoczky

Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences

2012
Mark Stehlik
Department of Computer Science

2009
Bill Elliott

Enrollment Services

Paul S. Goodman
Tepper School of Business

2007
G. Richard Tucker
Department of Modern Languages

2005
Peter Madsen
Department of Philosophy

2004
William Brown
Department of Biological Sciences

2003
Art Westerberg
Department of Chemical Engineering

2002
Harry Faulk
Heinz College

2001
Barbara Lazarus

Office of the Provost

2000
Steven E. Shreve
Department of Mathematical Sciences

1999
Angel Jordan
Robotics Institute

1998
Susan Ambrose
Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence and History

1997
Hugh Young
Department of Physics

1996
Steve Fenves
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

1995
Peter Stearns
Department of History

1994
Elizabeth Jones
Department of Biological Sciences

1992
Indira Nair
Department of Engineering and Public Policy

1991
Joel A. Tarr
Department of History

1990
Lawrence Carra
School of Drama

1989
Tung Au
Department of Civil Engineering

Erwin Steinberg
Department of English

1988
Edwin Fenton
Department of History

M. Granger Morgan
Department of Engineering and Public Policy