Center for Teaching and Learning

Teaching award recipients

The Center for Teaching and Learning congratulates the following individuals for their commitment, dedication and work with students in the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Receiving a Distinguished Teaching Award, Excellence in Teaching Award or Distinguished Teaching Award for Innovation with Technology is one of the highest teaching recognitions at the University of Washington. We are honored to have such wonderful instructors among us.  Sincere congratulations to our finalists and all nominees.

Please join the UW community in celebrating their achievements at this year’s  Awards of Excellence ceremony, June 7, 3:30 p.m. in Meany Hall.

2018 Distinguished Teaching Award

Karam Dana
Assistant Professor
School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, UW Bothell

Megan Ming Francis
Associate Professor
Political Science, College of Arts & Sciences

Alexes Harris
Presidential Term Professor
Sociology, College of Arts & Sciences

Frances McCue
Senior Lecturer
English, College of Arts & Sciences

Danica Sterud Miller
Assistant Professor
School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, UW Tacoma

Chelsea L. Wood
Assistant Professor
Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, College of the Environment

Ekin Yaşin
Senior Lecturer, Communication
Associate Director, Communication Leadership Program
College of Arts & Sciences

2018 Excellence in Teaching Award

Eldridge Alcantara
Ph.D. Student
Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering

Sarah Faulkner
Instructor and Ph.D. Candidate
English, College of Arts & Sciences

2018 Distinguished Teaching Award for Innovation with Technology

Jane A. Van Galen
Professor
School of Educational Studies, UW Bothell