Teacher of the Year Award
Each spring, the University Honors Program recognizes an Honors Teacher of the Year. Honors student nominations, faculty members’ Honors course evaluations, letters of nomination, and a variety of other resources influence the selection. The recipient is recognized at the June Honors graduation ceremony with a plaque and cash award.
Christopher Oldstone-Moore, Senior Lecturer, History
Dr. Christopher Oldstone-Moore is a graduate of Carleton College and the University of Chicago (Ph.D. 1992) with specializations in modern Britain, France, and the U.S. He has published works on English Nonconformity, including his first book, Hugh Price Hughes: Founder of a New Methodism, Conscience of a New Nonconformity (University of Wales Press, 1999). In addition to Wright State University, Oldstone-Moore has taught at the University of Chicago, Carleton College, Augustana College, Antioch College, Miami University-Middletown, and. His current research focus is gender and masculinity.
According to his student nominator, Oldstone-Moore brought passion and dedication to every class. His unique, interactive teaching style made the teaching of history relevant to non-majors. Oldstone-Moore is “ready to take our understanding beyond the classroom”, often taking on the characteristics of an historical figure for emphasis. “He makes us want to learn.”
Congratulations to Dr. Oldstone-Moore, the 2012 Honors Teacher of the Year.
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- Roy Vice, History (2002)
- John Morrisette , Political Science (2001)
- Charles Larkowski, Music (2000)
- Robert Rubin, English (1999)
- Jim Sayer, Communication (1998)
- Robert Hetherington, Theatre (1997)
- Susan Carrafiello, History (1996)
- John Fortman, Chemistry (1995)
- Paul Lockhart, History (1994)
- Rebecca Daley, English (1993)
- Robert O'Donnell, Psychology (1992)
- Charles Berry, History (1991)
- Jerry Hubschman, Biology (1990)
- Donna Schlagheck, Political Science (1989)
- James Hughes, English (1988)