Excellence in Teaching

The Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes faculty members who have made distinctive contributions to classroom instruction within the College of Behavioral & Social Sciences. These individuals represent the finest examples of scholar-teachers.

2022
Sarah Croco
Government & Politics
Monica Kearney
Psychology
Judy Gerstenblith
Psychology

2021
Andrea Lopez
Anthropology
Justine Madoo
Criminology & Criminal Justice
Ted Ellsworth
Government & Politics
Thomas Le
Psychology
Moran Stern
Government & Politics

2020
Kris Miler
Government & Politics
Nazish Salahuddin
Psychology
Colleen Kase
Psychology
Kristan Hightower
Government & Politics

2019
Calvert Jones
Government & Politics
Sebastian Vallejo Vera
Government & Politics
Jennifer Brady
Psychology
Stacy Kosko
Government & Politics

2018
Jared Novick
Hearing & Speech Sciences
Trey Billing
Government & Politics
Jacob Lewis
Government & Politics
Michael Spivey
Government & Politics

2017
Samira Anderson
Hearing & Speech Sciences
Catherine Kane
Government & Politics
Tracy Tomlinson
Psychology
Elizabeth Sauber
Psychology

2016
Rashawn Ray
Sociology
Joel Simmons
Government & Politics
Joey Brown
Sociology
Maureen Shader 
Hearing & Speech Sciences

2015
David Strohecker
Sociology
Hyo Joon Chang
Government & Politics
Julie Park
Sociology
Patrick Wohlfarth
Government & Politics

2014
Lester Andrist
Sociology
Felipe Westhelle
Government & Politics
Naijun Zhou
Geographical Sciences
Kanisha Bond
Government & Politics
Meredith Kleykamp
Sociology

2013
Kendra Barber
Sociology
Sandra Gordon-Salant
Hearing & Speech
John McCauley
Government & Politics
Christopher Messerole
Government & Politics
Chistine White
Criminology & Criminal Justice

2012
Laure Brooks
Criminology & Criminal Justice
Michael Hanmer
Government & Politics
Kevin McClure
Global Communities
Dror Yurayvlivker
Government & Politics 

2011
Christopher Andrews
Sociology
Daniel Biggers
Government & Politics
Steven Buzinski
Psychology
Daniel Corstange
Government & Politics
Paul Dean
Sociology

2010
Heather Creek
Government & Politics
Sarah Croco
Government & Politics
Kelly King
Hearing & Speech Sciences
David Yager
Psychology
Stephen Yoder
Government & Politics

2009
Marianne Dunn
Psychology
Jean McGloin
Criminology & Criminal Justice
Maren Milligan
Government & Politics
Karol Soltan
Government & Politics

2008
Jeffrey Lucas
Sociology
Karen Kaufman
Government & Politics
Vivian Sisskin
Hearing & Speech Sciences
John Michael Ryan
Sociology
Sung Wook Paik
Government & Politics

2007
Frances Lee
Government & Politics
Laura Mamo
Sociology
Nazneen Kane
Sociology
Gregory Shaffer
Government & Politics

2006
Arnett Gaston
Criminology & Criminal Justice
Steve Martin
Sociology
Jillian Schwedler
Government & Politics
Rebecca Thorpe
Government & Politics

2005
Douglas Grob
Government & Politics
John Haltiwanger
Economics
Kate Skinker
Hearing & Speech Sciences

2004
Margaret Pearson
Government & Politics
Michael Pries
Economics

2003
C. Fred Alford
Government & Politics

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