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University Honors Program

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 spring semester Honors graduation ceremony with a plaque and cash award.

Past Recipients

  • 2017: Maan Jiang Broadstock, Modern Languages
  • 2016: Maggie Houston, Accountancy
  • 2015: Heidi Wendt, Religion, Philosophy, and Classics
  • 2014: Jane Blakelock, English
  • 2013: Judson Murray, Religion
  • 2012: Christopher Oldstone-Moore, History
  • 2011: Sarah Twill, Social Work
  • 2010: Jonathan Winkler, History
  • 2009: Carol Nathanson, Art History
  • 2008: Hunt Brown, Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • 2007: Cathy Sayer, English
  • 2006: Brady Allen, English
  • 2005: Roberta Pohlman, Biological Sciences
  • 2004: Liam Anderson, Political Science
  • 2003: William Irvine, Philosophy
  • 2002: Roy Vice, History
  • 2001: John Morrisette, Political Science
  • 2000: Charles Larkowski, Music
  • 1999: Robert Rubin, English
  • 1998: Jim Sayer, Communication
  • 1997: Robert Hetherington, Theatre
  • 1996: Susan Carrafiello, History
  • 1995: John Fortman, Chemistry
  • 1994: Paul Lockhart, History
  • 1993: Rebecca Daley, English
  • 1992: Robert O'Donnell, Psychology
  • 1991: Charles Berry, History
  • 1990: Jerry Hubschman, Biology
  • 1989: Donna Schlagheck, Political Science
  • 1988: James Hughes, English