University Teaching Awards
Each year, the University Teaching Awards are conferred to individual faculty members through the Office of the Provost. These exemplary faculty demonstrate excellence in classroom teaching and represent innovative curricular leadership across the university. University Teaching Award recipients come from across all six Evanston undergraduate schools and NU-Qatar, and are celebrated here for their contribution to student learning.
The 2020 University Teaching Awards nominations are now open and due Friday, February 28. The ceremony for this year's awards will be held on Tuesday, May 12 in the afternoon at Guild Lounge.
University Teaching Award Faculty Recipients
1992 - 2019
For more information about the University Teaching Awards, visit the About the Awards page or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congratulations to the 2019 Recipients
Professor in History, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Boyle's teaching focuses on the interpretation of historical narratives where an “interpretation’s strength rests on both the rigor of its argument and the precision of its prose.” Read more about Kevin Boyle.
Associate Professor in School of Education and Social Policy and in the Department of Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Destin encourages “students to explore their own identities and use that as powerful motivation for making change in the world.” Read more about Mesmin Destin.
Mitra J. Hartmann
Professor in Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Hartmann has been credited for her dedication to continuously innovating and encouraging problem solving skills to enhance student learning. Read more about Mitra J. Hartmann.
Danny M. Cohen
Associate Professor of Instruction, School of Education and Social Policy
Cohen incorporates a variety of media to engage students including "empirical research, documentary films, comedy writing, popular music, fiction, feature films, serious games, and atrocity survivor testimonies.” Read more about Danny M. Cohen.
Sara Owsley Sood
Associate Professor of Instruction in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Sood seeks to foster “an environment that encourages growth mindset where students know that their intelligence is not fixed, but rather they can grow.” Read more about Sara Owsley Sood.