George Levesque, assistant dean of academic affairs, announced the six winners of Yale College’s 2011 teaching prizes to the News today. Yale College Dean Mary Miller will hold a public reception to celebrate the winners on Monday, April 25, at 5:30 pm in the Linonia and Brothers Room of Sterling Memorial Library.
Read the list of winners below.
The Sidonie Miskimin Clauss Prize for Teaching Excellence in the Humanities:
Sun-Joo Shin, Professor of Philosophy
The Lex Hixon ’63 Prize for Teaching Excellence in the Social Sciences:
Vivek Sharma, Assistant Professor of Political Science
The Dylan Hixon ’88 Prize for Teaching Excellence in the Natural Sciences:
Dana Angluin, Professor of Computer Science
The Richard H. Brodhead ’68 Prize for Teaching Excellence by Non-Ladder Faculty:
Sybil Alexandrov, Senior Lector in Spanish
The Harwood F. Byrnes / Richard B. Sewall Teaching Prize:
This prize is given “to a ‘towering figure’ in undergraduate education…who over a long period of service has inspired a great number of students and consistently fostered the learning process both inside and outside the classroom.”
William Kelly, Sumitomo Professor of Japanese Studies & Professor of Anthropology
Sarai Ribicoff Award for the Encouragement of Teaching at Yale College:
Awarded to a junior member of the Yale College Faculty in the Humanities
Kevin Poole, Assistant Professor of Spanish