University celebrates teaching excellence
Several instructors and teaching assistants were recently recognized at an award ceremony for their outstanding contributions as educators and mentors.
The awards listed below are for the 2009-10 academic year unless otherwise noted.
Christopher Knapper Award of Excellence in Teaching Assistance (Alma Mater Society)
Jon Gaboury, English; Eric Keske, Chemistry.
Frank Knox Award (Alma Mater Society)
Bill Newstead, Chemistry; Grahame Renyk, Drama
2010 Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching (Queen's University Alumni Association)
David Strong, Engineering and Applied Sciences
2010 Chancellor A. Charles Baillie Teaching Award (Centre for Teaching and Learning)
Mark Weisberg, Law
Society of Graduate and Professional Students Teaching Assistant/Teaching Fellow Excellence Award (Society of Graduate and Professional Students)
Usman Mushtaq, Civil Engineering
Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Supervision (School of Graduate Studies)
Audrey Kobayashi, Geography; Roderick Lindsay, Psychology
Faculty of Applied Science
Applied Science First Year Teaching and Learning Award (Applied Science)
Fall 2009: Bill Newstead, Chemistry; Winter 2010: Somi Narayanan, Physics.
Civil Engineering Teaching Assistant Award (Civil Engineering)
Fall 2009: Doug Tomlinson; Winter 2010: Mark Nelson.
Civil Engineering Teaching Award (Civil Engineering)
Electrical and Computer Engineering Teaching Award (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
Second year: Ahmad Afsahi; Third year: Tom Dean; Fourth year: Al Freundorfer.
Teacher Assistant Award (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
Second year: Jonathan Green; Third year: Fei Chen; Fourth year: Ali Moallem.
Educational Excellence Teaching Assistant Award (Engineering Society)
Sean Abraham, Mathematics and Engineering
Golden Apple Award (Engineering Society)
Joshua Pearce, Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Golden Pillar Award (Engineering Society)
Brian Frank, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Faculty of Arts and Science
W.J. Barnes Teaching Excellence Award for Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (Arts and Science Undergraduate Society)
Dana Olwan, Women’s Studies; Robert Dennis, History.
Biology Award for Excellence (Demonstrators) (Biology)
Biology Department Student Council Award of Excellence in Teaching (Biology)
David Thomas Teaching Assistant Award (Chemistry)
Department of Chemistry Award for Excellence in Teaching Assistance (Chemistry)
Din Lal Teaching Assistant Award (Chemistry)
Fisher Scientific Teaching Award (Chemistry)
Graduating Class Award for Excellence in Teaching Chemistry (Chemistry)
Varian Teaching Assistant Award (Chemistry)
William Patrick Doolan Award (Chemistry)
Excellence in Teaching Assistance (School of Computing)
Howard Staveley Teaching Award (School of Computing)
Honourable Mentions: James Cordy and Doug Wightman.
Department of Drama’s Faculty Award of Excellence (Drama)
School of Environmental Studies Student’s Choice Professor of the Year Award (School of Environmental Studies Department Student Council)
School of Environmental Studies Student’s Choice Teaching Assistant Award (School of Environmental Studies Department Student Council)
Geography DSC Award for Excellence in Teaching Assistance (Geography)
Julian Szeicz Award for Excellence in Teaching (Geography)
Laura Cameron and Neal Scott.
W. A. Gorman Teaching Assistant Award (Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering)
Fall 2009 Chris Yakymchuk; Winter 2010 Geoff Reith.
Health Studies DSC Excellence in Teaching Award for Health Courses (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies)
Physical and Health Education Student Association (PHESA) ‘88 Teaching Award (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies)
Theory: Brendon Gurd; Activities: Bill Sparrow.
School of Music Award for Excellence in Teaching (School of Music)
Undergraduate Award for Excellence in Teaching Physics (Physics)
Graduate Teaching Award in Psychology (Psychology)
Teaching Assistant Prize in Psychology (Psychology)
Undergraduate Teaching Award in Psychology (Psychology)
School of Business
Commerce ’89 Professor – Student Life Award
Commerce Society Teaching Award
Executive MBA Instructor of the Year Award
John Moore, Full-Time Program; Marc Busch, Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA; James Detert, Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA; Clinton Free, National Executive MBA; Clinton Free, Ottawa Executive MBA; Marc Busch, Queen’s Accelerated MBA.
Queen’s MBA Instructor of the Year Award
Faculty of Education
Golden Apple Award
Rose A. Freeman Memorial Award
Terry Bridges and Shireen VanBuskirk.
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Health Sciences Education Award
Vinay Singh, Biochemistry
School of Medicine
2009 Aesculapian Lectureship Award (School of Medicine)
Phase I: Conrad Reifel, Anatomy and Cell Biology; Michael Sylvester, Family Medicine.
Phase IIA: David Lee, Medicine
Phase IIB: Gordon Boyd, Neurosciences Studies
Phase IIC: David Holland, Nephrology; Chris Parker, Respiratory and Critical Care.
Phase IIE: Peter Bryson, Obstretrics and Gynaecology; Robin Houlden, Endocrinology.
Clinical Skills Teachers in the School of Medicine Award of Excellence in Teaching (School of Medicine)
Phase 1: Henry Averns, Rheumatology; Jim Biagi, Medicine; Jay Engel, General Surgery; Christopher Frank, Medicine; Peter Froud, Oncology/Hematology; Cherie Jones-Hiscock, Psychiatry; Melanie Jaeger, Medicine; Heather Ostic, Family Medicine; Ken Reid, Surgery; Peggy Robertson, Family Medicine.
Phase 2A: Rene Allard, Anesthesiology; Henry Averns, Rheumatology; A. Cheung, Medicine; Linda O’Connor, Family Medicine; Louise Rang, Emergency Medicine; Peggy Robertson, Family Medicine.
Phase 2B: Paul Dungey, Emergency Medicine; Roy Ilan, Internal Medicine; Waitak Kong, Medicine; Diane Lu, Medicine; Michael O’Connor, Emergency Medicine; Arawn Therrien, Family Medicine.
Phase 2C: Peter Ellis, Neurosurgery; B. Farnell, Surgery; Roy Ilan, Internal Medicine; Linda O’Connor, Family Medicine; Rupa Patel, Family Medicine; Sanjay Ramachandran, Family Medicine; Gavin Shanks, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Stephen Steele, Urology.
2010 E-Ward (School of Medicine)
Derek Tsang, Medicine; Dmitry Tsvetkov, Medicine.
PAIRO Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award (School of Medicine)
Christopher Smith, Internal Medicine
PAIRO Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by a Resident (School of Medicine)
Noel Amaladoss, Psychiatry
Ron Wigle Mentorship Award (School of Medicine)
W. Ford Connell Award for Excellence in Teaching (School of Medicine)
Susan Moffatt, Medicine
Phase III Teaching Award (Department of Surgery)
Paul Belliveau, General Surgery; Sean Haslam, General Surgery Resident; Peter Hugh MacDonald, General Surgery; Conrad Watters, Surgery.
2010 Resident Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (Department of Surgery)
Sean Haslam, General Surgery Resident
School of Nursing
Nursing ’84 Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching
Reddick Award for Excellence in Nursing Education
Yr. I: Lewis Tomalty, Microbiology and Immunology
Yr. II: Marian Luctker-Flude, School of Nursing
Yr. III: Laurie Gedcke- Kerr, School of Nursing
Yr. IV: Melissa Raby, School of Nursing
School of Rehabilitation Therapy
2010 Blue Star Award for Teaching Excellence
Megan Edgelow and Elizabeth Sled.
Faculty of Law
2009 Law Students’ Society Career Achievement Award
Law Students’ Society (Sessional) Special Lecturer Award
Fall 2009: Dhaman Kissoon; Winter 2009: James Vigmond.
Law Students’ Society Teaching Excellence Award
Fall 2009: Donald Stuart; Winter 2009: Martha Bailey.