Teaching Awards

Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences Awards for Teaching Excellence

The Dean’s Awards for Teaching Excellence will recognize superior performance in one or more areas of teaching: classroom teaching, curriculum or programme development or the advancement of teaching practice in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Applications and nominations will be accompanied by a dossier of materials sufficient to permit assessment of claims made by the nominator or applicant. Two awards will be made in this category, one for tenured and tenure-track faculty members, and a second for non tenure-track instructors. 

Previous recipients:

Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence (Tenure Track)

2013-2014 Sonja Boon, Gender Studies

2012-2013 Reade Davis, Anthropology

2010-2011 Linda Cullum, Sociology

2009-2010 Valerie Burton, History

Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence (Non-Tenure Track)

2011-2012 Anne Morris, Police Studies & Sociology

2010-2011 Sébastien Després, Geography

2009-2010 Jennifer Dyer, Gender Studies

President’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching

The President's Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Graduate Supervision encompass four categories:

  • Distinguished Teaching
  • Outstanding Teaching (Faculty) 
  • Outstanding Teaching (Lecturers and Instructional Staff) 
  • Outstanding Graduate and Postgraduate Supervision

They are presented each year to those individuals who, through their teaching or supervision, have significantly contributed to a positive teaching and learning environment at Memorial University.

Previous recipients:

President's Award for Distinguished Teaching

2012 Alistair Bath, Geography

President’s Award for Outstanding Teaching (Faculty)

2016 Ailsa Craig, Sociology

2009 Norm Catto, Geography

President’s Award for Outstanding Teaching (Lecturers and Instructional Staff)

2015 Matthew LeRiche, Political Science

2013 Sébastien Deprés, Geography

2012 Helene Staveley, English

 

MUNSU Excellence in Teaching and Outstanding Contribution to Student Life Awards

The Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Outstanding Contribution to Student Life (ETOCSL) are intended to give students the opportunity to give back to those faculty and staff members at Memorial who have had a positive impact on their lives. These are the only awards for faculty and staff at Memorial that are entirely student-run.

Previous recipients:

2015-2016 Suzanne Ottenheimer, Sociology

2014-2015 Maria Mayr, Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures

2011-2012 Nicholas Hartmann, Folklore

2010-2011 Sébastien Deprés, Anthropology

2010-2011 Geroid O’Duinn, Linguistics

2010-2011 Peter Trnka, Philosophy

2008-2009 Kelly Vodden, Geography

 

 

   

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