May 03, 2021

Maureen Healy is Teacher of the Year 2021

Each year, the Pamplin Society of Fellows bestows the Teacher of the Year Award to one professor. This award aims to honor undergraduate faculty members that go above and beyond the duties of their position to enrich student learning.

This year the finalists for the award are as follows, in alphabetical order:

  • Philosophy Pre-Doctoral Fellow Phillip Barron
  • Joseph M. Ha Associate Professor of International Affairs and Director of Political Economy Program Elizabeth Bennett
  • Associate Professor of History and Department Chair Maureen Healy
  • Assistant Professor of English with Term Michael Mirabile
  • Instructor in Japanese Satomi Newsom

This award is entirely driven in all aspects by undergraduate students. A call is issued in early March for students at the college to write nomination letters for faculty members that have played a dynamic role in students’ academic lives. These letters are then reviewed by a selection committee comprised entirely of students.

In lieu of a formal ceremony, committee members created a video to make the announcement of the 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year!