New York,NY –Richard Foley, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science at New York University, named this year’s winners of the Golden Dozen teaching awards at the recent University baccalaureate ceremony held at Radio City Music Hall. The Golden Dozen awards honor 12 outstanding members of faculty who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and service to undergraduate students.
Selection for the awards is based on a variety of factors, including nominations from students and faculty, course evaluations, and the nominee’s teaching dossier. Each candidate is also assessed by his or her individual department.
“The 2002 Golden Dozen Awards highlight the commitment of the Arts and Science faculty to teaching and service, and these faculty members embody that commitment at work in the College of Arts and Sciences,” said Dean Foley. “In addition to displaying outstanding teaching ability, each of the recipients of the Golden Dozen Awards is an eminent and respected scholar in his or her own field.”
The Golden Dozen winners include:
Gage Averill – Professor Of Music; Director, Program in Ethnomusicology;Portchester,NY
Ada Ferrer – Assistant Professor of History;New York,NY
Bernard Haykel – Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern Studies;New York,NY
Masayo Kaneko – Lecturer, Director of Undergraduate Studies, East Asian Studies;Scarsdale,NY
Harilaos Kitsikopoulos – Assistant Professor of Economics;Astoria, NY
Padraig O’Cearuill – Irish Language Lecturer and Coordinator;New York,NY
Caroline Persell – Professor of Sociology;New York,NY
Dan Sanes – Associate Professor of Neural Science and Biology; Director, Center for Neural Science;New York,NY
Marybeth Shinn – Professor of Psychology; Chair, Department of Psychology;New York,NY
Stephen Soloman – Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication; Director, Business and Economic Reporting;Princeton Junction, NJ
Gabrielle Starr – Assistant Professor of English;New York,NY
New YorkUniversity, which was established in 1831, is one of the largest and most prestigious private research universities in theU.S. It has more international students than any otherU.S. college or university. Through its 13 schools and colleges, NYU conducts research and provides education in the arts and sciences, law, medicine, dentistry, education, nursing, business, social work, the cinematic and performing arts, public administration and policy, and continuing studies, among other areas.