Teaching Awards

The Department is proud of its superlative teaching, as exemplified by the following professors and Ph.D. students who have received teaching awards and distinctions from the department, the Associated Student Government, the Weinberg College, and Northwestern University itself.

Faculty    |    Graduate Students

Faculty Teaching Awards

John Alba Cutler
Weinberg College Distinguished Teaching Award (2012-13)

Nick Davis
Associated Student Government Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll (2012-13)
Associated Student Government Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll (2011-12)
Weinberg College Distinguished Teaching Award (2010-11)

Sheila Donohue
Associated Student Government Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll (2011-12)
Northwestern Faculty Honor Roll Award (2001-02)

Betsy Erkkilä
Graduate School Faculty Award for Service (2013-14)

Kasey Evans
Panhellenic Faculty Appreciation Award (2012-13)
Associated Student Government Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll (2011-12)
Weinberg College Distinguished Teaching Award (2009-10)

Mary Finn
Associated Student Government Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll (2010-11)

Jay Grossman
Northwestern Faculty Honor Roll Award (2005-06)

Christopher Herbert
Wender-Lewis Research and Teaching Professor (2001-02)
Weinberg College Distinguished Teaching Award (1982-83)
Weinberg College Distinguished Teaching Award (1974-75)

Rebecca Johnson
Associated Student Government Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll (2013-14)
Weinberg College Outstanding Freshman Advising Award (2012-13)

John Keene
Weinberg College Distinguished Teaching Award (2005-06)

Mary Kinzie
Martin J. and Patricia Koldyke Outstanding Teaching Professorship (1990-92)

Jules Law
Associated Student Government Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll (2010-11)
Associated Student Government Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll (2009-10)
Associated Student Government Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll (2008-09)
Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence (2007-10)
Weinberg College Distinguished Teaching Award (2001-02)

Jeffrey Masten
Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence (2006-09)
Weinberg College Distinguished Teaching Award (2002-003)

Barbara Newman
Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence (2003-06)
Weinberg College Distinguished Teaching Award (1990-91)

Susie Phillips
Alumnae of Northwestern Teaching Professor (2014-17)
Associated Student Government Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll (2008-09)
Weinberg College Distinguished Teaching Award (2007-08)
Associated Student Government Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll (2003-04)

Bill Savage
James Friend Memorial Award in Literary Criticism (2005-06)
School of Continuing Studies Distinguished Teaching Award (2004-05)
Associated Student Government Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll (2003-04)
Associated Student Government Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll (2002-03)
Associated Student Government Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll (2001-02)

Shauna Seliy
Arts and Sciences Alumni Teaching Award (2011-12)

Carl S. Smith
Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence (1994-97)
Weinberg College Distinguished Teaching Award (1979-80)

Julia Stern
Associated Student Government Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll (2013-14)
Associated Student Government Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll (2012-13)
Weinberg College Outstanding Freshman Advising Award (2011-12)
Associated Student Government Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll (2010-11)
Charles Deering McCormick Professorship of Teaching Excellence (2008-11)
Panhellenic Association Teaching Award (1998-99)
Weinberg College Distinguished Teaching Award (1998-99)
Associated Student Government Mortar Board Award (1992-93)

Glenn Sucich
Associated Student Government Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll (2013-14)

Associated Student Government Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll (2010-11)
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Teaching Award (2008-09)

Elizabeth Trubey
Associated Student Government Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll (2013-14)
Associated Student Government Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll (2010-11)

Wendy Wall
Associated Student Government Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll (2013-14)
Wender-Lewis Research and Teaching Professor (1998-2001)
Weinberg College Distinguished Teaching Award (1997-98)
Associated Student Government Mortar Board Award (1992-93)

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Graduate Student Teaching Awards

Hagstrum Prize    |    Department Teaching Awards    |    College Teaching Awards

Jean H. Hagstrum Prize for Best Dissertation
2013-14 Michael Slater
(Ph.D. 2013)
The "Literary Revolution": Reimagining Literature and Science in the Renaissance
2012-13 Jenny Lee
(Ph.D. 2012)
Confessio Auctoris: Confessional Poetics and Authority in the Literature of Late Medieval England, 1350-1450
Wendy Roberts
(Ph.D. 2013)
Redeeming Verse: The Rise of Revival Poetry in Eighteenth-Century British North America
2011-12 Greg Laski
(Ph.D. 2012)
The Present-Past: Race, Repetition, and the Temporality of American Democracy after Slavery
2010-11 Abram Van Engen
(Ph.D. 2010)
The Sentimental Puritan
2009-10 Jeffrey Knight
(Ph.D. 2009)
Compiling Culture: Textual Assembly and the Production of Renaissance Literature
2008-09 Hyun Jung Lee
(Ph.D. 2009)
Evil Genius: Victorian Popular Fiction as Moral Philosophy
2007-08 Gayle Rogers
(Ph.D 2008)
British Modernism and Ortega's Spanish Vanguard: Cosmopolitanism, Circulation, and Modernity, 1922-1939
2006-07 Wen Jin
(Ph.D. 2006)
Rethinking Cultural Translation: Multiculturalism and Chinese American Transnational Literature
Dan Gleason
(Ph.D. 2007)
Seeing Imagism: A Poetics of Literary Visualization
2005-06 William Huntting Howell
(Ph.D. 2005)
"A more perfect copy than heretofore": Imitation, Emulation, and the Early American Literary Culture
2004-05 Dana Bilsky
(Ph.D. 2005)
Tangled Skeins: Identification and Tantasmatic Genealogies of Slavery in Narratives by Jacobs, Crafts, Wilson, and Keckley
2003-04 Benjamin Pauley
(Ph.D. 2004)
The Common Class of Men: Law and the Lay Reader in the Eighteenth-Century English Novel
2001-02 Matthew Frankel
(Ph.D. 2001)
The Aesthetics of Citizenship: Race, Representation, and the American Sublime
1999-2000 Bradley Deane
(Ph.D. 1999)
The Making of the Victorian Novelist: Authorship, Ideology, and the Mass Market
1998-99 Claire Waters
(Ph.D. 1998)
Doctrine Embodied: Gender, Performance, and Authority in Late-Medieval Preaching

  English Department Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award   English Department Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award
2013-14 Alanna Hickey   Ean High
2012-13 Toby Altman   Nora Eltahawy
2011-12 Carolina Hotchandani (Ph.D. 2013)

 

Alanna Hickey
2010-11 Joshua Smith (Ph.D. 2011)

 

Meghan Costa
2009-10 Carissa Harris (Ph.D. 2012)
Greg Laski (Ph.D. 2012)

 

Winter Werner (Ph. D.2014)
2008-09 Nathaniel Small

 

Jacquelyn Hendricks (Ph.D. 2013)
2007-08 Elizabeth McCabe (Ph.D. 2013)

 

Greg Laski (Ph.D. 2012)
2006-07 Scott Proudfit (Ph.D. 2008)

 

Jenny Lee (Ph.D. 2012)
2005-06 Hyun-Jung Lee (Ph.D. 2008)

 

Anna Fenton-Hathaway (Ph.D. 2013)

Weinberg College and Associated Student Government Teaching Awards
2011-12 Maha Jafri WCAS Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher
2010-11 Michael Slater
(Ph.D.2013)
ASG Faculty & Administrator Honor Roll
2007-08 Abram Van Engen
(Ph.D. 2010)
WCAS Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher
2006-07 Christie Harner
(Ph.D. 2010)
WCAS Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher
2003-04 Deana Greenfield
(M.A. 2008)
WCAS Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher
2002-03 Coleman Hutchison
(Ph.D. 2006)
WCAS Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher
2000-01 Matthew Frankel
(Ph.D. 2001)
WCAS Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher
1999-2000 Christopher Hager
(Ph.D. 2003)
WCAS Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher
Eric LeMay
(Ph.D. 2002)

 

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