Excellence in Teaching Award

The Faculty of Social Sciences' Excellence in Teaching Award is granted to a member of the teaching staff, nominated by his or her peers, who has demonstrated outstanding performance in his or her teaching, in particular in the development of innovative teaching material, courses, and programs of study, and for his or her interpersonal skills.

Eligibility:

All regular professors in the Faculty of Social Sciences. Academic unit chairs and vice-deans are excluded.

Nomination process:

Candidates for the Excellence in Teaching Award must be nominated by at least one professor from within the Faculty of Social Sciences, and their nomination supported by the Chair or Director of the candidate's unit. Nominations should include:

  • A letter of recommendation from the chair or director
  • A description of the candidate's academic contribution
  • If possible, one or more letters of endorsement from students and/or colleagues
  • A copy of teaching and course evaluations
  • A copy of your CV

Nominations must be submitted to the Dean by March 15. If no candidates are submitted, the Dean and Vice-Deans will propose nominations.

Selection process:

The selection committee will be chaired by the Dean and composed of the members of the Faculty Teaching Personnel Committee (FTPC).

Selection Criteria:

The Faculty of Social Sciences' Excellence in Teaching Award is granted to a member of the teaching staff, nominated by his or her peers, who has demonstrated outstanding performance in his or her teaching, in particular in the development of innovative teaching material, courses, and programs of study, and for his or her interpersonal skills.

Award:

At the Dean's Brunch, the recipient will receive a commemorative plaque as well as a research assistantship and the amount of $2,500 in research funding. Every year, the name of the recipient will be added to the Faculty's commemorative plaque to be displayed permanently.

Recipients

2017

Claude Messier
School of Psychology

2016

Melissa Markschke
School of International Development and Global Studies

2015

Cédric Jourde
Political Science

2014

Stéphanie Gaudet
Sociological and Anthropological Studies

2013

Serge Nadeau
Economics

2012

Pierre Brochu
Economics

2011

Line Beauchesne
Criminology

2010

Sylvie Frigon
Criminology

David Gray
Economics

2009

Nguyen Quyen
Economics

2008

Marie-Blanche Tahon
Sociology

2007

André Cellard
Criminology

2006

Alvaro Pires
Criminology

2005

Philippe Cappeliez
Psychology

2004

Claire Turenne Sjolander
Political Studies

Tim Aubry
Psychology

2003

Ann Denis
Sociology

2002

Gilles Labelle
Political Science

2001

Michel Chossudovsky
Economics

2000

Zulfiquar Merali
Psychology

1999

Roberto Miguelez
Sociology

Barry H. Schneider
Psychology

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