Mason Celebrates Teaching Excellence

Posted: April 8, 2010 at 1:04 am, Last Updated: April 7, 2010 at 4:10 pm

The winners of the 2010 Teaching Excellence Awards will be presented with their awards at a reception on Monday, April 12, in the Center for the Arts Concert Hall Lobby from 3:30 to 5 p.m. All are invited.

Recipients for this year’s awards are

  • Jose Cortina, associate professor, Department of Psychology
  • Rebecca Fox, associate professor and co-director of the Advanced Study in Teaching and Learning Program in the College of Education and Human Development
  • Devon Johnson, assistant professor in the Department of Administration of Justice and affiliated faculty memberĀ  with the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, African and African American Studies and the Center for Social Science Research
  • Tom Owens, associate professor of music history and literature in the School of Music
  • Dann Sklarew, term associate professor and associate director of the Potomac Environmental Research and Education Center in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy
  • Twila Johnson, assistant professor in the Department of English (General Education Award)
  • Mark Sample, assistant professor, Department of English (Teaching with Technology Award)

In addition, the 2010 David J. King Award winner is Paula Ruth Gilbert, professor of French in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Women and Gender Studies, as well as a faculty affiliate in Cultural Studies and New Century College. The David J. King Teaching Award is given annually to a faculty member who has made significant, long-term contributions to the overall educational excellence of the university.

The program is administered through the Center for Teaching Excellence.

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