Dietrich College Graduate Student Teaching AwardAll graduate students in the Dietrich College of Humanities & Social Sciences are eligible for nomination. Each department in the college may nominate one graduate student. Departments may solicit letters of recommendation for more than one candidate and use these letters to decide which candidate will be the departmental nominee. Students who have been nominated in the past, but who did not receive the award, may be nominated again.
Selection Committee: The recipient will be chosen by a college-wide committee appointed by the Dean.
Nomination Deadline: Nominations should be submitted to the Dietrich College Dean’s Office by January 31, 2018.
Nomination Requirements: Nominations should describe the qualities and activities of the nominee that make him or her excellent candidate for the award. The nomination packet should include the following:
- a covering letter addressed to the Dietrich College Graduate Student Teaching Award Committee that summarizes the individual’s accomplishments
- up to three letters of recommendation from faculty who are familiar with the nominee’s teaching performance
- letters from undergraduate students
- FCE scores
Additional materials such as comments from FCE forms, other measures of teaching effectiveness, problem sets or curricular materials created by the nominee, etc. are also welcomed. Letters from previous nominations as well as letters solicited in connection with other teaching awards may be used.
Nominations should each be submitted as a single pdf file, and emailed to Graduat.firstname.lastname@example.org by January 31, 2018. (Please note: This is an unmonitored email address, you need only to send a blank email with the file attached.)
2017 Aidan Kestigian and Mary Glavan (co-winners), Philosophy and English
2016 Ana Cooke and Sihui (Echo) Ke (co-winners), English and Modern Languages
2015 Dan Walter, Modern Languages
2014 Sheila Liming, English
2013 Doug Cloud and Ryan Miller (co-winners), English and Modern Languages
2012 Heather Steffen and Yun (Helen) Zhao (co-winners), English and Modern Languages
2011 Shuai Li, Modern Languages
2010 Emily Klein, English
2009 David Gray, Philosophy
2008 Alex Bennett and Chan Lu (co-winners), History and Modern Languages
2007 Necia Werner, English
2006 Yuki Yoshimura, Modern Languages
2005 Yuki Yoshimura, Modern Languages
2004 Susan Hagan, English
2003 Eiko Ushida, Modern Languages
2002 Rebecca Kluchin, History
2001 Susan Lawrence, English