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Faculty Honored for Teaching and Advising

5.11.15


At the May 5 Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) meeting, dean Michael D. Smith announced the following annual recognitions for teaching, advising, and mentoring.

Harvard College Professors

Recipients of FAS’s highest honor for faculty members who make distinguished contributions to undergraduate teaching (in general education and within the concentrations, and in advising and mentoring), and in their work in graduate education and research:

Roslyn Abramson Award

Conferred for outstanding undergraduate teaching, as demonstrated through the ability to communicate with and inspire undergraduates, accessibility to undergraduates, sensitivity to undergraduates’ needs, and devotion to teaching:

Joseph R. Levenson Memorial Teaching Prize

Presented by the Undergraduate Council to recognize superb teaching by members of the Harvard faculties who teach undergraduates:

  • Brendan Kelly, preceptor in mathematics 

John R. Marquand Prize

An Undergraduate Council award for for exceptional advising and counseling of undergraduates:

  • Alexandra Feldberg, teaching fellow in sociology, tutor in Lowell House, and teaching fellow in special concentrations
  • Hannah Kilgore, assistant director, Office of International Programs
  • Tatyana Levari, teaching fellow in psychology

Everett Mendelsohn Excellence in Mentoring Award

Conferred by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences’ Graduate Student Council to honor faculty who go out of their way to offer support and guidance to graduate students’ research, education, professional and personal development, and career plans:


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