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Queen's University

Department of History

History's Teaching Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to this year's History Teaching Award winners for 2012-13, Dr. Ana Siljak and Maria Moncur.

Dr. Ana Siljak is the recipient of the Department of History's Faculty Award. She was nominated for her teaching of Hist 121 – The Intellectual Origins in the Contemporary West.  She has been praised by her students for being an outstanding and exceptional teacher. She is described as an engaging and thought provoking professor who presents information with lucidity, structure and passion. Her lectures are well prepared bringing subject matter to life with clarity, enthusiasm and humour.

Maria Moncur received the Department of History's Teaching Fellow Award.  Maria was nominated for her teaching of Hist 335 – Age of Jackson. She is described as an outstanding instructor who goes above and beyond for her students. She is compassionate, understanding and encouraging. She fully utilized the small sized seminar setting and because of the high level of interaction she included in her class students felt engaged and connected.

These awards are presented each year to a Faculty member and a Teaching Fellow/Teaching Assistant who are considered to be outstanding and is intended to favour instructors who both inform and inspire their students.

Congratulations Ana and Maria!


Congratulations also to our Faculty Award nominees:

Richard Bailey
Amitava Chowdhury
Gordon Dueck
Emily Hill
Harold Mah
Steven Maynard
Barrington Walker

And our Teaching Fellow/Teaching Assistant nominees:

Mary Caesar
Robert Dennis
James Sommerville

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