Penn Arts & Sciences and University Teaching Awards

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It gives us great pleasure to announce the recipients of the 2021 awards for distinguished teaching in the School of Arts & Sciences.  We applaud the extraordinary commitment of these individuals to the education of our students.  The winners will be honored in an online celebration on Thursday, April 29 at 4:00 p.m.  We will share the link just prior to the event, and hope you will join us as we salute teaching excellence in SAS.

Please join us in applauding the extraordinary commitment of these individuals to the education of our students.

IRA H. ABRAMS MEMORIAL AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED TEACHING

Campbell Grey, Classical Studies

Eve Troutt Powell, History and Africana Studies

DENNIS M. DETURCK AWARD FOR INNOVATION IN TEACHING

Marisa Kozlowski, Chemistry

DEAN'S AWARD FOR MENTORSHIP OF UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

Zahra Fakhraai, Chemistry

DEAN'S AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED TEACHING BY AN ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Mary Caldwell, Music

DEAN'S AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED TEACHING BY AFFILIATED FACULTY

Staver Bezhani, Biology

Anne Duchene, Economics

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED TEACHING IN PROFESSIONAL GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Leona Brandwene, Positive Psychology

DEAN'S AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED TEACHING BY GRADUATE STUDENTS

Erik Broess, Music

Samantha Gillen, Romance Languages

Lauren Harris, Sociology

Zain Mian, Comparative Literature

Brandon Orzolek, Chemistry

Sammy Sbiti, Mathematics

Mikhail Strokan, Political Science

Stephanie Wesson, Philosophy

Yosiane White, Linguistics

Clinton Williamson, English

In addition, the Office of the Provost has shared with us the wonderful news that several SAS faculty are among this year's winners of Penn-wide teaching awards.

LINDBACK AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED TEACHING

Melissa Sanchez, English

PROVOST'S AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED PH.D. TEACHING AND MENTORING

Chenoa Flippen, Sociology

Randall Kamien, Physics and Astronomy

Warmest congratulations to these outstanding SAS teachers.

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