Five faculty members and two graduate students in the Division of the Humanities have been honored for their commitment to excellence in scholarship, pedagogy, and student mentoring. The recipients will be recognized at ceremonies during the 523rd Convocation on 13 June.
Martha Ward, Associate Professor of Art History and the College, received The Llewellyn John and Harriet Manchester Quantrell Award, one of the nation’s oldest prizes for undergraduate teaching.
Two faculty members, Christopher Kennedy, Professor in the Department of Linguistics, and Daisy Delogu, Associate Professor in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentoring. This award recognizes full-time faculty members in the four divisions and the Divinity School for exemplary graduate teaching.
The Janel M. Mueller Award for Excellence in Pedagogy was awarded to Ana Maria Lima, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, and Dan Raeburn, Lecturer in Creative Writing. This award recognizes outstanding pedagogical contributions from Lecturers and Senior Lecturers in the Division of the Humanities and Humanities Collegiate Division.
The Wayne C. Booth Prize for Excellence in Teaching was awarded to Emily Dreyfus, a graduate student in the Department of Germanic Studies. Established in 1991, the Booth Prize recognizes excellent teaching of undergraduates by graduate students.
The inaugural Dean's Dissertation Award, which acknowledges outstanding scholarly contributions of a doctoral student's dissertation project in the Division of the Humanities, was awarded to Maggie Taft for "Making Danish Modern, 1945–1960." Taft is currently an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at Washington University.