Harvard Professors Recognized for Teaching and Advising

Faculty of Arts and Sciences confers its annual honors

From left: Diana Eck, Jill M. Lepore, David C. Parkes, Amanda Claybaugh, and Arthur Spirling

At the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) meeting on May 1, Dean Michael Smith conferred annual honors for distinguished teaching and advising, in several categories.

He named the following faculty members Harvard College Professors, FAS’s highest distinction for undergraduate teaching, advising, and mentoring:

The Harvard College Professorship is a five-year designation; in addition to the honorary title, recipients receive funding to support their research, plus a semester of paid leave or summer salary.

Recipients of the Roslyn Abramson Award, for outstanding undergraduate teaching, are:

The Joseph R. Levenson Memorial Teaching Prizes, conferred by the Undergraduate Council, were awarded to:

Both Loncar and Vase teach in Engineering Sciences 50, "Introduction to Electrical Engineering."

The Undergraduate Council also confers the John R. Marquand Prize for undergraduate advising. Recipients include:

  • Sujata Bhatia, lecturer on biomedical engineering;
  • Kirk Fergus, peer advising fellow;
  • Ryan Rippel, tutor in Eliot House; and
  • Leonard Wood, teaching fellow in Near Eastern languages and civilizations, in social studies, and in history.

The Graduate Student Council conferred its Everett Mendelsohn Excellence in Mentoring Award on:

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