Instructional Awards

Campus Instructional Awards

List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students

Campus Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by Faculty

  • 2019 Philipp Hieronymi (winner)
  • 2017 Tom Nevins (winner)
  • 2016 Lee DeVille (winner)
  • 2011 A.J. Hildebrand (winner)
  • 2009 Bruce Reznick (winner)
  • 2005 John D'Angelo (Honorable Mention)
  • 2003 Richard Laugesen (winner)
  • 2002 Douglas B. West (winner)
  • 2000 Joseph B. Miles (winner)
  • 1996 Donald R. Sherbert (winner)
  • 1993 Stephanie Alexander (winner)
  • 1990 Dan Grayson (nominee)
  • 1989 Ray Langebartel (nominee, campus finalist)
  • 1986 Pat Martin (nominated, campus finalist)
  • 1985 Donald Sherbert (nominated, campus finalist)
  • 1983 Tony Peressini (winner)

Campus Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by Instructional Staff

  • 2017 Bob Murphy
  • 2014 Jennifer McNeilly
  • 2009 Katherine Wahl

Campus Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by Graduate Teaching Assistants

  • 2018 Nima Rasekh
  • 2017 Cara Monical
  • 2016 Nickolas Andersen
  • 2015 Elyse Yeager
  • 2014 Katherine Anders
  • 2012 Jane Butterfield and Andrew Hunte
  • 2001 Kristine Bauer Baxter
  • 2000 Boris Petracovici
  • 1999 Dennis A. Eichhorn
  • 1995 Steven W. Knox

Campus Award for Excellence in Graduate and Professional Teaching

  • 2017 Richard Laugesen

Campus Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring

  • 2012 Bruce Berndt

Campus Award for Excellence in Off-Campus Teaching

  • 2010 Debra Woods

Campus Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Instruction
(formerly the Amoco Foundation Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Education)

  • 1996 J. Jerry Uhl (winner)
  • 1995 C. Ward Henson (nominee)
  • 1994 George Francis (winner)

Campus Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising

  • 2015 Rick Gorvett
  • 2001 E. Graham Evans, Jr.

Campus Award for Excellence in Guiding Undergraduate Research
(formerly the Oakley-Kunde Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Education)

  • 1995 Nigel Boston

Chancellor's Academic Professional Excellence (CAPE) Award

  • 2012 Wendy Harris
  • 2009 Alison Ahlgren

Illinois Student Senate Faculty Award for Excellence in Dedication

  • 2008 Supawadee Prugsapitak

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Instructional Awards

LAS Dean's Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

  • 2019 Philipp Hieronymi
  • 2017 Tom Nevins
  • 2016 Lee DeVille
  • 2015 Hal Schenck
  • 2014 Nathan Dunfield
  • 2012 Jeremy Tyson
  • 2011 A.J. Hildebrand
  • 2010 Alexandru Zaharescu
  • 2009 Bruce Reznick
  • 2008 Rick Gorvett
  • 2007 Matthew Ando
  • 2006 Scott Ahlgren
  • 2005 John D'Angelo
  • 2003 Richard S. Laugesen
  • 1997 Bruce Reznick
  • 1994 Philippe Tondeur
  • 1993 Stephanie Alexander
  • 1991 Joseph B. Miles
  • 1990 Dan Grayson
  • 1989 Ray Langebartel
  • 1986 Pat Martin
  • 1985 Don Sherbert

LAS Dean's Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by Instructional Staff

  • 2014 Jennifer McNeilly
  • 2009 Katherine Wahl

LAS Dean's Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by Graduate Teaching Assistants

  • 2019 Simone Sisneros-Thiry
  • 2018 Nima Rasekh
  • 2017 Cara Monical
  • 2016 Nickolas Andersen and Sarah Yeakel
  • 2015 Thomas Mahoney
  • 2014 Katherine Anders
  • 2012 Jane Butterfield and Andrew Hunte
  • 2008 Melissa Dennison
  • 2007 Chetan Pahlajani
  • 2005 Micah James
  • 2003 Mark D. Anderson
  • 2002 Elizabeth J. Denne
  • 2001 Kristine E. Baxter
  • 1998 Christopher B. Hill

LAS Lynn M. Martin Award for Distinguished Women Teachers

  • 2015 Elyse Yeager
  • 2014 Neha Gupta

Department of Mathematics Instructional Awards

N. Tenney Peck Teaching Award in Mathematics
Established by the Department of Mathematics in 2007-2008 and awarded to tenure-track faculty.

  • 2019 Partha Dey
  • 2018 Anush Tserunyan
  • 2017 Patrick Allen
  • 2016 Kay Kirkpatrick
  • 2015 Philipp Hieronymi
  • 2014 Pierre Albin
  • 2013 Zoi Rapti
  • 2012 Jayadev Athreya
  • 2011 Paul H. Johnson, Jr.
  • 2010 Lee Deville
  • 2009 M. Burak Erdogan
  • 2008 Christopher Leininger

Distinguished Teaching Award in Mathematics for Tenured Faculty
Established by the Department of Mathematics in 2007-2008.

  • 2019 Chris Leininger
  • 2018 Denka Kutzarova and Alex Yong
  • 2017 Zoi Rapti
  • 2016 Richard Laugesen
  • 2015 Lee DeVille
  • 2014 Jared Bronski
  • 2013 Thomas Nevins
  • 2012 Nathan Dunfield
  • 2011 Jeremy Tyson
  • 2010 Slawomir Solecki
  • 2009 C. Ward Henson
  • 2008 Alexandru Zaharescu

Distinguished Teaching Award in Mathematics for Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Established by the Department of Mathematics in 2007-2008.

  • 2019 April Hoffmeister
  • 2018 Jason Anema and Jing Wang
  • 2017 Ivan Contreras and Rebecca Tramel
  • 2016 Ikemefuna Agbanusi
  • 2015 Rebekah Gilbert and Armin Straub
  • 2014 Javid Validashti
  • 2013 Bob Murphy
  • 2012 Aldo Manfroi
  • 2010 Andrew Schultz
  • 2009 Jennifer McNeilly
  • 2008 Katherine A. Wahl

Brahana TA Instructional Award
Awarded to graduate teaching assistants for exemplary teaching.

Department TA Instructional Award
Awarded to graduate teaching assistants for exemplary teaching.

 

Other Awards

Graduate College's Graduate Student Leadership Award

  • 2016 Michelle Delcourt

ICTM Post-Secondary Mathematics Teaching Award

  • 2012 Jennifer McNeilly

Alpha Lambda Delta, Outstanding Teacher of Freshmen Award

  • 1986 Stephanie Alexander
  • 1991 Joseph Miles