Class Acts

Judith A. Howard
Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award

DEPARTMENT: Professor of Sociology; 19 years at UW.

COURSES TAUGHT: Introduction to Social Psychology, Teaching Sociology, Special Topics in Social Psychology.

ACHIEVEMENTS: Howard serves as a role model for her students and colleagues. She mentors graduate students in their academic, professional and personal lives. Her students know they can turn to her for thoughtful and selfless support. Howard is the editor of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society and was elected the 2001-2002 president of the Pacific Sociological Association.

QUOTE: "Judy's mentoring has never ended. Even though I have been teaching now for 12 years and even chair my own department, I still seek her input and ideas whenever I need them. To this day, I consider her a friend, a colleague and an intellectual guide."—DePauw University Professor David M. Newman, '84, '88.

DEGREES: B.A., Cornell University, 1969; M.A., University of Oregon, 1977; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1982.

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