Center for Teaching and Learning

Teaching award nominees

Congratulations to the 2018 nominees for the Distinguished Teaching Awards, Distinguished Teaching Award for Innovation with Technology Award, and the Excellence in Teaching Awards!

We applaud their shared commitment to excellence in teaching and learning at the University of Washington.

To view a list of those nominated, click on any header below.

College of Arts and Sciences

American Ethnic Studies
Richard Atienza, Distinguished Teaching Award

La Tasha Levy, Distinguished Teaching Award

Connie So, Distinguished Teaching Award

American Indian Studies
Charlotte Cote, Distinguished Teaching Award
Anthropology
Sareeta Amrute, Distinguished Teaching Award

Rachel Chapman, Distinguished Teaching Award

Marieke Van Eijk, Distinguished Teaching Award

Applied Mathematics
Craig Gin, Distinguished Teaching Award
Art
Philip Govedare, Distinguished Teaching Award

Helen O’Toole, Distinguished Teaching Award

Astronomy
Kristen Garofali, Excellence in Teaching Award
Biology
Jennifer Doherty, Distinguished Teaching Award

Moon Draper, Distinguished Teaching Award

Joya Mukerji, Distinguished Teaching Award

Chemistry
Jeffrey Buenaflor, Excellence in Teaching Award

Brandi Cossairt, Distinguished Teaching Award

Abbie Ganas, Excellence in Teaching Award

Lawrence Goldman, Distinguished Teaching Award

Shushan He, Excellence in Teaching Award

Nayon Park, Excellence in Teaching Award

Samantha Phan, Excellence in Teaching Award

Zachary Potter, Excellence in Teaching Award

Communication
Ralina Joseph, Distinguished Teaching Award

Ekin Yasin, Distinguished Teaching Award

Comparative Literature, Cinema and Media
Yasi Naraghi, Excellence in Teaching Award
Dance
Alexandra Yerby-Bradshaw, Excellence in Teaching Award
Design
Annabelle Gould, Distinguished Teaching Award

Joe Sparano, Distinguished Teaching Award

Economics
Yacoub Alatrash, Excellence in Teaching Award

Luis Diego Granera Vega, Excellence in Teaching Award

Ziran (Josh) Ding, Excellence in Teaching Award

English
Claire Barwise, Excellence in Teaching Award

Sarah Faulkner, Excellence in Teaching Award

Stephanie Hankinson, Excellence in Teaching Award

Ryan Helterbrand, Distinguished Teaching Award

Matthew Howard, Excellence in Teaching Award

Frances McCue, Distinguished Teaching Award

Shawn H. Wong, Distinguished Teaching Award

French and Italian Studies
Maya Smith, Distinguished Teaching Award

Giuseppe Tassone, Distinguished Teaching Award

Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies
Kemi Adeyemi, Distinguished Teaching Award
Geography
Luke Bergmann, Distinguished Teaching Award

Christopher R. Cox, Excellence in Teaching Award

Germanics
Kristina Pilz, Excellence in Teaching Award
History
Debbie McNally, Distinguished Teaching Award
Jackson School of International Studies
Denis Basic, Distinguished Teaching Award

Sunila Kale, Distinguished Teaching Award

Law, Societies, and Justice
John Paul Anderson, Excellence in Teaching Award
Mathematics
Nikolaos Eptaminitakis, Excellence in Teaching Award

Jonathan Jonker, Excellence in Teaching Award

Jonah Ostroff, Distinguished Teaching Award

Music
Geoffrey Boers, Distinguished Teaching Award

Patricia Campbell, Distinguished Teaching Award

Carole Terry, Distinguished Teaching Award

Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Esra Bakkalbasioglu, Excellence in Teaching Award
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Khalid Ahmed, Distinguished Teaching Award

Hamza Zafer, Distinguished Teaching Award

Philosophy
Sara Goering, Distinguished Teaching Award
Physics
Kazumi Tolich, Distinguished Teaching Award
Political Science
Megan Ming Francis, Distinguished Teaching Award

Meredith Loken, Excellence in Teaching Award

Emma Rodman, Excellence in Teaching Award

Psychology
Katie McLaughlin, Distinguished Teaching Award

Margarita Zeitlin, Excellence in Teaching Award

Sociology
Katherine Beckett, Distinguished Teaching Award

Callie Burt, Distinguished Teaching Award

Heather D. Evans, Distinguished Teaching Award

Alexes Harris, Distinguished Teaching Award

Spanish and Portuguese Studies
Ramón Flores Pinedo, Excellence in Teaching Award

Jorge Gonzalez Casanova, Distinguished Teaching Award

Leigh Mercer, Distinguished Teaching Award

Antonio Rueda, Distinguished Teaching Award

Speech and Hearing Sciences
Kristie Spencer, Distinguished Teaching Award

College of Built Environments

Urban Design and Planning
Gregg Colburn, Distinguished Teaching Award

Foster School of Business

 

Accounting
Ed deHaan, Distinguished Teaching Award

Frank Hodge, Distinguished Teaching Award

Weili Ge, Distinguished Teaching Award

Finance and Business Economics
Michael Wittry, Excellence in Teaching Award

Lance Young, Distinguished Teaching Award

Information Systems and Operations Management
Apurva Jain, Distinguished Teaching Award

Yong-Pin Zhou, Distinguished Teaching Award

Management and Organization
Timothy McCormack, Distinguished Teaching Award
Marketing and International Business
Elizabeth Stearns, Distinguished Teaching Award

School of Dentistry

Oral Medicine
Rolf Christensen, Distinguished Teaching Award
Periodontics
Frank Roberts, Distinguished Teaching Award

College of Education

Education
Sylvia Bagley, Distinguished Teaching Award

Afnan Boutrid, Excellence in Teaching Award

Jondou Chen, Distinguished Teaching Award

Cassady Glass-Hastings, Distinguished Teaching Award

Elham Kazemi, Distinguished Teaching Award

Kimberly Mitchell, Excellence in Teaching Award

Jordan Sherry-Wagner, Excellence in Teaching Award

Kenneth Zeichner, Distinguished Teaching Award

College of Engineering

Aeronautics and Astronautics
Marco Salviato, Distinguished Teaching Award

Avin Vijay, Excellence in Teaching Award

Bioengineering
Jonathan Tsui, Excellence in Teaching Award
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Jessica Kaminsky, Distinguished Teaching Award

Jessica Lundquist, Distinguished Teaching Award

Stephen Muench, Distinguished Teaching Award

Computer Science and Engineering
Adam Blank, Distinguished Teaching Award

James Fogarty, Distinguished Teaching Award

Electrical Engineering
Eldridge Alcantara, Excellence in Teaching Award

Nicholas Nagel, Distinguished Teaching Award

Human Centered Design and Engineering
Kiley Sobel, Excellence in Teaching Award
Materials Science and Engineering
Kannan Krishnan, Distinguished Teaching Award
Mechanical Engineering
Weiwei Xu, Excellence in Teaching Award

College of the Environment

Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
Chelsea Wood, Distinguished Teaching Award
Environmental Studies
P. Sean McDonald, Distinguished Teaching Award

Yen-Chu Weng, Distinguished Teaching Award

Information School

Information School
Mike Doane, Distinguished Teaching Award

Ricardo Gomez, Distinguished Teaching Award

Jevin West, Distinguished Teaching Award

Helene Williams, Distinguished Teaching Award

Innovation with Technology (tri-campus)

UW Seattle 
John Wataha, Restorative Dentistry
UW Bothell
Jane Van Galen, Educational Studies
UW Tacoma
Tanya Grace Velasquez, Social and Historical Studies

School of Law

Law
Tod Bergstrom, Distinguished Teaching Award

Patricia Kuszler, Distinguished Teaching Award

Shannon McCormack, Distinguished Teaching Award

Theodore Myhre, Distinguished Teaching Award

School of Medicine

Biological Structure
Kathleen Mulligan, Distinguished Teaching Award
Dermatology
Michi Shinohara, Distinguished Teaching Award
Family Medicine
Nancy Stevens, Distinguished Teaching Award
Genome Sciences
M.K. (Mosur) Raghuraman, Distinguished Teaching Award
Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Nutrition
Michael Schwartz, Distinguished Teaching Award
Microbiology
Denise Anderson, Distinguished Teaching Award

Nicole Meissner, Distinguished Teaching Award

Neurological Surgery
Daniel L. Silbergeld, Distinguished Teaching Award
Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
Christopher Allan, Distinguished Teaching Award

Kushagra Verma, Distinguished Teaching Award

Pathology
Mara Rendi, Distinguished Teaching Award
Radiation Oncology
Samuel Day, Distinguished Teaching Award
Rehabilitation Medicine
Stephen Burns, Distinguished Teaching Award

Torey Gilbertson, Distinguished Teaching Award

Surgery
Maureen Lynch, Distinguished Teaching Award
Urology
Bryan Voelzke, Distinguished Teaching Award

School of Nursing

Psychosocial and Community Health
Wendy Barrington, Distinguished Teaching Award

Betty Bekemeier, Distinguished Teaching Award

Evans School of Public Affairs and Governance

Public Affairs and Governance
Dorothy Bullit, Distinguished Teaching Award

School of Public Health

Biostatistics
Lyndia Brumback, Distinguished Teaching Award

Jim Hughes, Distinguished Teaching Award

Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
Elaine Faustman, Distinguished Teaching Award
Epidemiology
Janet Baseman, Distinguished Teaching Award

Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, Distinguished Teaching Award

Health Services
Sarah Cave, Distinguished Teaching Award

School of Social Work

Social Work
Erin Harrop, Excellence in Teaching Award

Angela Fernandez, Excellence in Teaching Award

Norma Timbang, Distinguished Teaching Award