Teaching, Mentoring and Service Awards
Each spring, the School of Arts and Sciences recognizes five outstanding faculty members for their work both inside and outside the classroom.
Faculty, staff, students and alumni are invited to nominate faculty members for one or more of the awards below during the open nomination period, typically between early February and early March. Nominations for the 2021-22 academic year are due by March 1, 2022.
Teaching AwardsNominations may only be made via the online nomination form. Comments on course evaluation forms are not considered to be nominations, although course evaluation comments are carefully read by the selection committee. Each nomination requires a separate submission.
- Louis Dembitz Brandeis Prize for Excellence in Teaching: Honors an individual for their outstanding teaching.
- Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer '69 and Joseph Neubauer Prize for Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring: Honors an individual who is involved in the cocurricular and extracurricular life of the campus and has had a significant impact on students lives as an exceptional teacher, mentor, adviser and friend.
- Michael L. Walzer '56 Award for Teaching: Honors a tenure-track faculty member who combines superlative scholarship with inspired teaching.
Mentoring and Service Awards
Nominations may only be made via the links below. Each nomination requires a separate submission.
- Dean of Arts and Sciences Mentoring Award: Honors a member of the faculty involved in the supervision of graduate students enrolled in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences who has demonstrated “outstanding ability as a mentor."
- School of Arts & Sciences Faculty Service Award: Recognizes outstanding service contributions to departments, programs and the University by members of the School of Arts & Sciences faculty.