Award-Winning Teachers and Their Courses 2013-2014

Overview

More information on the faculty member can be found by clicking on their name, and undergraduate classes they are teaching in the 2013-2014 academic year are highlighted. In addition to course offerings, many of these faculty work with undergraduates through independent reading, independent research, or other projects.  We encourage you to search for additional opportunities to work with these Award -Winning Teachers in Explore Courses.

Bass University Fellow in Undergraduate Education (appointed Dec 2012)

Established in 2001, the Bass University Fellows in Undergraduate Education Program recognizes faculty for extraordinary contributions to undergraduate education, including faculty from the graduate and professional schools. 

Professor Gabriel Garcia

Medicine - Gastroenterology & Heptalogy
 

Professor John EatonProfessor John Eaton
Mechanical Engineering
ME 131A. Heat Transfer | Aut
ME 131B. Fluid Mechanics: Compressible Flow and Turbomachinery | Win
ME 352C. Convective Heat Transfer | Spr
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Professor Sarah BillingtonProfessor Sarah Billington  
Civil & Environmental Engineering
CEE 200 A, B, and C. Teaching of Civil and Environmental Engineering | Aut, Win, Spr
CEE 285A. Advanced Structural Concrete Behavior and Design | Aut
ENGR 14. Intro to Solid Mechanics | Win
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Professor Michele ElamProfessor Michele Elam
English
ENGLISH 198. Individual Work | Aut, Spr
ENGLISH 396. Introduction to Graduate Study for Ph.D. Students | Aut
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Professor Susan HolmesProfessor Susan Holmes
Statistics
THINK 3. Breaking Codes, Finding Patterns | Aut
STATS 397. Ph.D Oral Exam Workshop | Spr
BIOS 221., STATS 366. Modern Statistics for Modern Biology | Sum
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Professor Fred TurnerProfessor Fred Turner
Communication
COMM 220 / COMM 120W / AMSTUD 120. Digital Media in Society | Autumn, Spring
COMM 320G. Advanced Topics in New Media and American Culture | Winter
COMM 1B / AMSTUD 1B. Media, Culture, and Society | Winter
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Allan Cox Medal for Faculty Excellence Fostering Undergraduate Research

The Allan Cox Medal for Faculty Excellence Fostering Undergraduate Research, which is presented annually, is awarded to faculty who have established a record of excellence in directing undergraduate research. 

Professor Stacey Bent

Sr Fellow at the Precourt Institute and Prof, by courtesy of Materials Science & Engineering, of Chemistry and of Electrical Engineering

Lloyd W. Dinkelspiel Award

Established in 1959, Lloyd W. Dinkelspiel Awards For Outstanding Service to Undergraduate Education recognize distinctive and exceptional contributions by faculty, staff, and seniors to undergraduate education or the quality of student life at Stanford. Contributions include curriculum design, program development, advising excellence, residential education, committee leadership, and extracurricular education.

Professor Russell Berman

Comparative Literature and German Studies

Walter J. Gores Award

The Gores Award is the University's highest award for excellence in teaching. The Walter J. Gores Awards recognize undergraduate and graduate teaching excellence. 

Professor Hildemann

Civil & Environmental Engineering
CEE 278A. Air Pollution Fundamentals | Aut
 
 

Professor Stephen SohnAssistant Professor Stephen Hong Sohn
English
ENGLISH 88N / ASNAMST 88N. Graphic Novels Asian American Style | Aut, Win
ENGLISH 361B. East Goes West: Transnational Asia/Pacific Spatial Geographies | Aut, Win
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H&S - Dean's Award for Achievements in First Years of Teaching

Established in 1975, the Dean’s Award recognizes the efforts of exceptional teachers in the School of Humanities and Sciences. The award is given for excellence in first years of teaching at Stanford.

Assistant Professor Alison McQueen

Assistant Professor Alison McQueen
Political Science
POLISCI 432R. Selections in Modern Political Thought | Aut
POLISCI 131L / ETHICSOC 131S. Modern Political Thought | Win
POLISCI 433. Workshop in Political Theory | Aut, Win
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Assistant Professor Edith Sheffer

Assistant Professor Edith Sheffer
History

HISTORY 299 A, B, C. Senior Research I, II, III | Aut, Spr
HISTORY 399W. Graduate Directed Reading | Aut, Win, Spr, Sum
HISTORY 499X. Graduate Research | Aut, Win, Spr, Sum

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H&S - Dean's Award for Achievements in Teaching

Established in 1975, the Dean’s Award recognizes the efforts of exceptional teachers in the School of Humanities and Sciences. The award is given for achievements in teaching.

Professor Matthew O. Jackson

Economics
 
 

Professor Michael PredmoreProfessor Michael Predmore
Division of Literature, Cultures, and Languages
ILAC 114N. Introduction to Lyric Poetry | Aut
ILAC 223. The Generation of 1898 and Beyond | Win
ILAC 278. Senior Seminar: Early 20th Century Iberian Poets | Win
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H&S - Dean's Award for Lifetime Achievements in Teaching

Established in 1975, the Dean’s Award recognizes the efforts of exceptional teachers in the School of Humanities and Sciences. The award is given for achievements in teaching.

 

Professor Marsh McCallProfessor Marsh McCall
Classics
CLASSGRK 2. Beginning Greek | Win
CLASSGRK 102. Intermediate Greek | Win
THINK 16. Is the Universe Just? Explorations in the Classics | Win
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H&S - Excellence in Graduate Education

Established in 1975, the Dean’s Award recognizes the efforts of exceptional teachers in the School of Humanities and Sciences. The award is given for excellence in graduate education.

Professor Beth Levin

Linguistics

Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Prize

The Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Prize recognizes not only excellence in teaching but also the ability to inspire personal and intellectual development beyond the classroom. This may include, but is not limited to, encouraging critical and analytical thinking, taking an active interest in students as individuals, and influencing the way students think about the world.

Professor Russell Berman

Comparative Literature and German Studies
 
 

Dr. Kathleen CollLecturer Kathleen Coll
Anthropology

ANTHRO 102 / URBANST 140. Urban Ethnography | Aut
FEMGEN 101 / AMSTUD 107 / CSRE 108 / ANTHRO 142A. Introduction to Feminist Studies | Win
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Assistant Professor Allyson HobbsAssistant Professor Allyson Hobbs
History

HISTORY 355D / AMSTUD 255D / HISTORY 255 D / AFRICAAM 255. Racial Identity in the American Imagination | Win
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