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Walter J. Gores Award
The Gores Award is the University's highest award for excellence in teaching. As the University's highest award for teaching, the Gores Award celebrates achievement in educational activities that include lecturing, tutoring, advising, and discussion leading.
Professor Pavle Levi
Art and Art History
Professor Robert Siegel
Microbiology and Immunology, Human Biology, Center for African Studies
Autumn - HUMBIO 155B: The Vaccine Revolution
Autumn - HUMBIO 155H: Humans and Viruses I
Autumn - MI 70Q: Photographing Nature
Autumn - MI 18SC: The Coming Influenza Pandemic
Bass University Fellows in Undergraduate Education
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 Mark Applebaum
Professor Russell Berman
Professor Carol Boggs
Professor Rob Reich
Autumn, Winter, Spring - ETHICSOC 8SI: What Are They Thinking?
ASSU Teaching Award
This is a student-nominated teaching award.
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. Every year, members of Phi Beta Kappa present an award to an outstanding member of the faculty. Nominations are accepted from members of the senior class. The winner is then selected by a panel of Seniors in Phi Beta Kappa.
Professor James Campbell
Autumn - AFRICAAM 47: History of South Africa (HISTORY 47)
Autumn - HISTORY 21SC: Celluloid America: Explorations in Film and History
Winter - HISTORY 56N: Celluloid America: Explorations in Film and History
Winter - HISTORY 208S: Facing the Past: The Politics of Retrospective Justice
Dr. St. Clair Drake Teaching Award
This award is presented to a faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in teaching. The ideal candidate for this award has inspired students intellectually and demonstrated a commitment to enhancing the intellectual vitality/academic environment of the Black community.
Lecturer Jennifer Schwartz
Autumn - CHEM 31A: Chemical Principles I
Autumn - CHEM 31AC: Problem Solving in Science
Winter - CHEM 31B: Chemical Principles II
Winter - CHEM 31BC: Problem Solving in Science
Winter, Spring, Summer - CHEM 33: Structure and Reactivity
Spring - CHEM 33C: Problem Solving in Science
Asian American Center Faculty Award
The purpose of this award is to recognize the contributions of an outstanding professor who has represented the Asian American community at Stanford by enhancing undergraduate and graduate education or community.
School of Education
Autumn - EDUC 100A: EAST House Seminar: Current Issues and Debates in Education
Winter - EDUC 100B: EAST House Seminar: Current Issues and Debates in Education
Spring - ASNAMST 100C: EAST House Seminar: Current Issues and Debates in Education (EDUC 100C)
Spring - EDUC 197: Education, Gender, and Development (SOC 134)
Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching (H&S)
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, achievements in teaching, and first years of teaching at Stanford.
Professor Dan Edelstein
French and Italian
Autumn -FRENLIT 38N: Coffee & Cigarettes: The Making of French Intellectual Culture
Spring - BIO 167: Social Animals, Social Revolutions and Social Networks (CS 81G, FRENGEN 167)
Spring - IHUM 3: Epic Journeys, Modern Quests
Professor Hazel Markus
Professor Ken Schultz
Professor Anthony Wagner
Tau Beta Pi Teaching Award (School of Engineering)
This award is a singular honor awarded to one professor, assistant professor, or associate professor from the School of Engineering each year in recognition of his or her dedication to teaching undergraduates. To be worthy of this award, a professor must go beyond simply explaining the material or getting midterms back on time. This sort of teacher is exceptional in front of the class, welcoming and useful during office hours, and devoted in all aspects of the learning process.
Professor Marc Levenston
Excellence in Teaching (School of Earth Sciences)
This award was established in 1982 to acknowledge and recognize faculty's dedication to quality teaching.
Professor Margot Gerritsen
Energy Resources Engineering
Allan Cox Medal for Faculty Excellence Fostering Undergraduate Research
The Cox medal is awarded to a faculty person who has established a record of excellence directing undergraduate research over a number of years. It may also go to a faculty member who has done an especially outstanding job with just one or two undergraduates whose work is unusually superior.
Professor Garry Gold
School of Medicine, Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology)