Brandeis Prize for Excellence in Teaching
The Louis Dembitz Brandeis Prize for Excellence in Teaching honors an individual for his or her outstanding teaching.
The award, which carries a stipend of $2,500, is presented annually at the April faculty meeting.
All undergraduates are invited to submit nominations. The recipient is selected by the Dean of Arts and Sciences upon the recommendation of a committee consisting of three faculty, including previous Teaching Prize recipients, in consultation with the Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education. Decisions are based on nomination letters, teaching evaluations, Faculty Activity Reports and CVs. Nominations are due by March 1, 2022.
Lucía Reyes de Deu
Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies
- "Her commitment to the course and to her students is evident, and her teaching inspires students to learn the Spanish language."
- "Professor Reyes de Deu truly cared about her students. She created a safe environment for us to tackle the difficulties of learning a language."
- "She plans our classes and assignments strategically to achieve the objectives of the course. All lessons enhance our skills and prepare us for the next lesson, along with the real world."
|2020||Antonella Di Lillo||Computer Science|
|2017||Daniel Breen||Legal Studies|
|2015||Jennifer Cleary||Theater Arts|
|2014||Laura Goldin||Environmental Studies|
|2012||Irina Dubinina||German, Russian and Asisan Languages and Literature|
|2007||Lizbeth Hedstrom||Biochemistry and Chemistry|
|2006||Dan L. Perlman||Biology, Environmental Studies|
|2004||Olga Broumas||Creative Writing|
|2003||H. Michael Coiner||Economics|
|2002||Robert C. Hunt||Anthropology|
|2001||Mary Davis||American Studies|
|1998||No prize awarded|
|1997||Paola Servino||Romance and Comparative Literature (Italian)|
|1995||John Bush Jones||Theater Arts|
|1994||John Burt||English and American Literature|
|1993||Stephen Whitfield||American Studies|
|1992||Cheryl Walker||Classical Studies|
|1990||David Hackett Fischer||History|
|1989||Ann Koloski-Ostrow||Classical Studies|
|1986||John Smith||English and American Literature|