SHASS Levitan Teaching Awards

Gallery of Recipients

The Best of the Best

Who is your best SHASS professor, lecturer and teaching assistant?  Help them get the recognition they deserve by nominating them for the James A. and Ruth Levitan Teaching Award!

Nominating is quick and easy to do. Simply send an email nomination; 2021's deadline for nominations will be posted here. Your email nomination should include the following information:

Your name:

Your email:

Name of your best instructor:

Subjects taken with that instructor:

An explanation of why you are nominating this instructor.  Please comment on the:

  • Effectiveness of teaching / helping you learn the content of the subject
  • Mentorship

The committee will consider both the quantity and quality of nominations submitted in support for each instructor.  Successful nominations often include a brief, specific example.  Aggregate nominations by multiple students are welcome.

In order to be eligible for the award, the instructor or teaching assistant must be nominated for work in a class with a SHASS subject-designation, and must be must be a non-visiting member of a SHASS unit.

Nominations are solicited during both fall and spring semesters and prizes are awarded once a year in the spring in separate categories for professors, lecturers and teaching assistants.

Looking for the Levitan Prize in the Humanities? Click here.