Teaching Awards

Daniel Anderson
Friday Center Award for Teaching Excellence, 2013
Chapman Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2003

 

Christopher M. Armitage

Carolina Women's Leadership Council Award for Mentoring Undergraduates, 2015
Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2009
Bowman and Gordon Gray Term Chair for Distinguished Teaching, 2005-10
Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2003
Elected to UNC Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars, 2000
The first University Professor of Distinguished Teaching "in recognition of career-long excellence and exceptional ability in teaching of undergraduates," 1995-98
Bowman and Gordon Gray Term Chair for Distinguished Teaching 1986-89           
Nicholas Salgo Outstanding Teacher Award, 1981
Standard Oil Foundation Award for Inspirational Undergraduate Teaching, 1973

 

GerShun Avilez

Poorvu Award for Interdisciplinary Teaching, 2011 (Yale University)

Reid Barbour

Best Graduate Mentor, Department of English & Comparative Literature, 2009
Edward Kidder Graham Outstanding Faculty Award, 2004

University of North Carolina Academy of Distinguished Teachers, 1999

Students’ Undergraduate Teaching Award, UNC, 1999

Senior Class Favorite Faculty, UNC, 1997

Bowman and Gordon Gray Term Associate Professor, 1995-98

Senior Class Favorite Faculty, 1995
Tanner Award for Undergraduate Teaching, 1990-91

Senior Class Favorite Faculty (Superlative Award), 1990

 

Inger S. B. Brodey

Distinguished Professorship in Honors, 2012
Chapman Family Teaching Award, 2011
Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2006

CoLEAGS Faculty Mentor Award, 2016

 

Michael Chitwood

Chapman Family Teaching Award, 2010

 

Marc Cohen

Joseph Flora Award for Excellence in Teaching Composition & Literature

Doris Betts Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Writing

C.S. Herschel Course Development Award

Marsha S. Collins

John L. Sanders Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching, 2000
Outstanding Faculty Woman Award from Women's Issues Network and Student Government, 1997-1998

 

Pamela Cooper
Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction, 2013
Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 1996
University Professor of Distinguished Teaching, 2007-2010
Two mentoring awards from the Association of Graduate English Students, 1999, 2005

 

Tyler Curtain

Sitterson Award for Undergraduate Teaching, 2009

Jane Danielewicz
J. Carlyle Sitterson Freshman Teaching Award, 2014
The Richard Grant Hiskey Distinguished Term Professor of Research and Undergraduate Education, 2009-2013
Association of English Graduate Students Award for Excellence in Mentoring, 2008
Chapman Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2006
Sitterson Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2000
Chapman Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1998
Institute for the Arts and Humanities Faculty Fellow, 1998
 
 
María DeGuzmán

2015 - 2016 Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Advocacy from the Comparative Literature and English Association of Graduate Students at UNC Chapel Hill, Sept 2015.

Recognition Award for Faculty Diversity, Achievement, and Success, Dec 2014

Faculty Diversity Award for Promoting Equity on Campus, Spring 2012

Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2005

 

Eric S. Downing

Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction, 2015

Johnston Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2004

Rebecka Rutledge Fisher

Coleags Graduate Faculty Mentoring Award

Gregory Flaxman

Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Teaching and Mentoring, 2011
Coleags (Department Association of Graduate Students) Award for Mentoring PhD students, 2010
UNC Undergraduate Teaching Award (SUTASA), 2008 
Association of Graduate English Students, Mentoring Award, 2007

 

Mary Floyd-Wilson
Association of Graduate Students in English Mentoring Award, 2013
The Frank and Eleanor Griffiths Distinguished Chair in English Literature, awarded by the Bread Loaf School of English in the Summer 2013
Bowman and Gordon Gray Term Professor of Distinguished Teaching 2014-2019
Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2006
Marianne Gingher

Bowman and Gordon Gray Term Chair for Distinguished Teaching, 2011-2016
Chapman Award for excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2008
Johnston Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2007
Chapman Award for excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2000

 

Philip Gura

Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction, 2004

 

Michael Keenan Gutierrez

Joseph Flora Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2014.

Jennifer Ho

Chapman Family Teaching Award, 2012

Susan H. Irons

Tanner Faculty Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2011
Joseph Flora Award (department) for Excellence in Teaching Literature, 2010

 

Ritchie Kendall

Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2001

 

Heidi Kim

J. Carlyle Sitterson Freshman Teaching Award, 2014

CoLEAGS Faculty Mentor Award, 2016

Laurie Langbauer

Graduate Teaching Award, Association of Graduate English Students, 2008.

Jennifer Larson

Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2014

Ted Leinbaugh

Student Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2011
Multiple Senior Class Superlative Faculty Awards
Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Professorship, 1989-1992
Chapman Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1997
Chapman Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1994

 

George Lensing

Chapman Family Award for Distinguished Teaching award, 2011
Bowman and Gordon Gray Professorship for Distinguished Teaching, 2002-07         
John Sanders Award for Teaching and Service, 2001
Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 1984

 

Hilary Edwards Lithgow
Joseph M. Flora Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Lecturer in the Department of English and Comparative Literature, UNC, 2013 and 2015

 

Megan Matchinske

Graduate mentoring awards (department), 2011, 2000

 

Michael McFee

Women's Leadership Council Faculty Mentoring Award, 2010
Students’ Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2004
Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Professorship, 2000-05
James M. Johnston Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 1998
Chapman Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1995
Students’ Undergraduate Teaching Award, 1994

John McGowan

Graduate Mentoring Award, Comparative Literature and English Association of Graduate Students, 2015
Sitterson Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2005
Award for Excellence in Teaching Post-Baccalaureate Students, 2002
Chapman Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1999

Hassan Melehy

Faculty Mentorship Award, Dept. of Romance Studies,  UNC-CH, 2015.

Jeanne Moskal

Faculty Mentoring Award (faculty to graduate student), given by Women's Leadership Council, UNC-CH, 2013.
M.A. Mentoring Award, given by Association of Graduate English Students, UNC-CH, 2003.
Ph.D. Mentoring Award, given by Association of Graduate English Students, UNC-CH, 2001.
Mentioned as an outstanding UNC-CH faculty member (one of ten mentioned) in The Young Woman’s Guide to the Top Colleges by Robert Mitchell (New York: John Wiley, 1998), p. 300.
Named a "Favorite Faculty" Member of the Senior Class of 1997, one of 57 among c. 3800 UNC-CH faculty, 1997.
Nomination for Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction, UNC-CH, 1997.
One of the UNC-CH’s "Top Ten Professors" by Granville Towers, a dormitory with 1300 residents, 1987.

 

Morgan Pitelka

2014-2018, P.I. on a grant from the Department of Education to establish UNC's first National Research Center for the Study of Asia
2011-2013, P.I. on a grant from the Japan Foundation to establish the Triangle Center for Japanese Studies
2011-2012, National Humanities Center Fellowship
2007-2008, National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship
2001, Sainsbury Postdoctoral Fellowship, SOAS, University of London
1998-99, Fulbright-IIE Grant
1998, Smithsonian Predoctoral Fellowship, Freer and Sackler Galleries
1994-95, Watson Fellowship

Eliza Richards

Chapman Family Teaching Award, 2015

Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2013

Graduate Student Mentoring Award, 2011-2012

Association of Graduate English Students Award for Excellence in Mentoring on the M.A. Level, 2005-2006

Gitner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2002

Bland Simpson

Bowman & Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Professorship, 2006-2011
Chapman Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2006
Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2004
Chapman Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1998

 

Kimberly J. Stern

Association of Princeton Graduate Alumni Teaching Award, Princeton University

McCosh Teaching Award, Department of English, Princeton University

Todd Taylor

Friday Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2004
Chapman Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2002

 

James Thompson

Johnston Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2003 
AGES mentoring awards, 2008/2009

 

Jane F. Thrailkill
Daniel Wallace

Johnston Award for Teaching Excellence, 2010

 

Jessica Wolfe

William H Friday Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2002
Three graduate mentoring awards by the department, most recently in 2012
Favorite faculty award, 2000