Penn Arts and Sciences Faculty, Grad Students Receive Teaching Awards

April 22, 2014

Steven J. Fluharty, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, and Dennis DeTurck, Dean of the College, have announced the recipients of the School’s 2014 teaching awards, to be presented on Thursday, May 1, at an awards reception that is open to the University community. The reception will take place from 4-6 p.m. in 200 College Hall. 

The awards and recipients include:

Ira H. Abrams Memorial Award for Distinguished Teaching
Timothy Corrigan, Professor of English

Dean's Award for Innovation in Teaching
Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw, Associate Professor of History of Art

Dean's Award for Mentorship of Undergraduate Research
Antonio Feros, Associate Professor of History

Dean’s Award for Distinguished Teaching by an Assistant Professor
Brian Gregory, Assistant Professor of Biology

Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching by Affiliated Faculty
Eileen Doherty-Sil, Adjunct Associate Professor of Political Science and Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies in Political Science

LPS Distinguished Teaching Award 
Ellen Kennedy, Professor of Political Science 
Stephen Steinberg, Lecturer in Philosophy

Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching by Graduate Students
Iggy Cortez, History of Art
Julius Fleming, English 
Elaine LaFay, History and Sociology of Science 
Rose Muravchick, Religious Studies     
Prakirti Nangia, Political Science
Juliet Sperling, History of Art
Emma Stapely, English
Ashley Tallevi, Political Science
Jeffrey Ulrich, Classical Studies
Robert Willison, Philosophy

Click here for more on the awards and recipients. 

In addition, four members of the Penn Arts and Sciences faculty are recipients of University-wide teaching awards. Charles Kane, Class of 1965 Professor of Physics; Heather Love, R. Jean Brownlee Term Associate Professor of English; and Philip Rea, Professor of Biology, will receive the Lindback Award, the University’s highest teaching honor. In addition, Rogers Smith, Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Political Science, was honored with the Provost’s Award for Distinguished Ph.D. Teaching and Mentoring. Learn more about the awardees here.

All members of the Penn community are invited to a reception honoring the 2013-2014 recipients of the University teaching awards on Monday, April 28, at 5 p.m. in the Hall of Flags, Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce Street.