‘faculty awards’ Category


faculty awards


Sarah Wolter, 2019 Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence Winner, Communication Studies Department

Sarah Wolter was selected as the 2019 recipient of the Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Presented each year at the final faculty meeting, this award recognizes a Gustavus non-tenure-track faculty member for significant contributions to teaching and learning.

Hayley Russell, 2019 Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching Winner, Health and Exercise Science Department

Hayley Russell was selected as the 2019 recipient of the Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching. The award honors the memory of two Gustavus students and members of the Student Senate, Greg Swenson and Holly Bunn, who were killed in a car accident in 1989. Presented each year at Honors Day, this is the only award […]

Casey Elledge, 2019 Faculty Scholarly Accomplishment Award, Religion Department

Casey Elledge was selected as the 2019 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Scholarly Accomplishment Award. Presented each year at Honors Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished scholarly achievements.

Elizabeth Baer (English)

Elizabeth Baer presented a paper at the American Comparative Literature Association Conference in Washington, DC on March 8. Entitled “Colonial Practice, Nazi Policy: Sexual Violence in German Southwest Africa and the Third Reich,” the paper represents new research built on her recent book, The Genocidal Gaze, which was published in the US in 2017 and in Africa in 2018.

Kate Knutson, 2018 Faculty Service Award Winner, Political Science Department

Kate Knutson was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Service Award. Presented each year at Founder’s Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished service activities.

Maddalena Marinari (History)

Maddalena Marinari contributed an article on the passage of the 1952 Immigration and Nationality Act to History Now, a publication of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History for teachers and general readers. The latest issue focused on the history of U.S. Immigration Laws. Titled “‘In the Name of America’s Future’: The Fraught Passage of […]

Greg Kaster, 2018 Carlson Award Winner, History Department

First, congratulations to our graduates, the wonderful class of 2018. Second, a word of explanation. This award is usually presented by the previous year’s recipient. It is given at graduation and the recipient does not know before hand. Unfortunately, Pam Kittelson had a family commitment she made before she won the award, which she was […]

Patricia Reeder, 2018 Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching Winner, Psychological Science Department

Patricia Reeder was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching. The award honors the memory of two Gustavus students and members of the Student Senate, Greg Swenson and Holly Bunn, who were killed in a car accident in 1989. Presented each year at Honors Day, this is the only award […]

Laura Burrack, 2018 Mansergh Faculty Scientific Research Award Winner, Biology Department

Laura Burrack was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Mansergh Faculty Scientific Research Award. Presented each year at the final faculty meeting, this award recognizes a Gustavus faculty member for an outstanding peer-reviewed publication that contributes to the scholarly achievement and reputation of the faculty and the College. Neocentromeres Provide Chromosome Segregation Accuracy and […]

Marian Broida, 2018 Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence Winner, Religion Department

Marian Broida was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Presented each year at the final faculty meeting, this award recognizes a Gustavus non-tenure-track faculty member for significant contributions to teaching and learning.