Presidential Teacher Awards

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Presidential Teachers at Ohio University

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Jennifer  Chabot

2014-15 to 2016-17

 

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Haley  Duschinski

2014-15 to 2016-17

 

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Sarah  Wyatt

2014-15 to 2016-17

 

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Brian  Hoyt

2013-14 to 2015-16

Professor Hoyt is recognized on the Lancaster campus by students and his colleagues as a teacher who has a genuine impact on students and their learning.  His courses are intelligently and creatively conceived to facilitate intensive interaction and dialogue and to allow students to assume a co-teaching role in presenting material to their peers.  He regularly uses a project-based pedagogy through which he connects course content to agencies and organizations in the Lancaster area. The selection committee appreciated the level of energy that he brought to his teaching and his skill in moving between various modes of teaching while keeping students engaged.

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Katarzyna  Marciniak

2013-14 to 2015-16

 

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Julia  Paxton

2013-14 to 2015-16

Julia Paxton is an associate professor of Economics at Ohio University where she teaches classes on poverty, altruism, and development economics.  Students in her classes are offered a number of experiential learning opportunities through games, experiments, and service learning projects in order to better understand economic theories on poverty.  These unique hands-on projects range from sharing meals with people experiencing homelessness to conducting Randomized Controlled Trials for estimating the most effective way to collect food for a local food pantry.

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Raymond  Frost

2012-13 to 2014-15

Raymond D. Frost is a Professor in the Management Information Systems department.  He is also the Director of Studies for College of Business students in the Honors Tutorial College (HTC).  Frost joined the College of Business in 1999.  His primary research areas are instructional pedagogy, information design, and database design.  He has received multiple teaching awards at both the College and University level.  Frost earned a doctorate in business administration and an M.S. in computer science at the University of Miami (Florida), and received his B.A. in philosophy at Swarthmore College.  He lives in Athens with his wife, Tere, and two boys, Raymond and Luke.

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Emilia Alonso Sameno Presidential Teacher 2012-13 through 2015-16. 

Emilia  Alonso Sameno

2012-13 to 2014-15

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Harvey  Ballard

2011-12 to 2013-14

Associate Professor of Environmental and Plant Biology, Harvey Ballard was nominated by a committee of faculty within the Department of Environmental and Plant Biology. The PTA committee commended his "student centric" approach to teaching, in which he develops comfortable and respectful relationships. Read more at: http://www.ohio.edu/compass/stories/10-11/6/presidential-teacher-award.cfm

 

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Frederick  Lewis

2011-12 to 2013-14

Associate Professor of Media Arts and Studies, Frederick Lewis was given this award for his significant role in transforming the curriculum of the Media Arts and Studies program."Fred's advanced narrative class has made a phenomenal impact on students...Read more at: http://www.ohio.edu/compass/stories/10-11/6/presidential-teacher-award.cfm

 

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Nancy  Tatarek

2011-12 to 2013-14

Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Nancy Tatarek impressed the PTA committee with her creativity in the classroom through the use of innovative learning tools. Read more at: http://www.ohio.edu/compass/stories/10-11/6/presidential-teacher-award.cfm
 

 

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Lisa  Wallace

2011-12 to 2013-14

Wallace, who teaches on the Chillicothe campus, was nominated by two of her students, Neeley Clary and Rae Fout. The PTA committee saw Wallace as an excellent candidate because she has already become a highly respected teacher and mentor to other faculty in her short tenure at Ohio University.

 

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Debra  Henderson

2008-09 to 2010-11

Dr. Henderson "...is spectacular at student engagement...In her sociology classes, the material could be so theoretical, with the students never experiencing the (world's) problems. But she takes it beyond an educational level. Students go through the problems and (get involved to) help turn them around. It's amazing."  Read more at: http://www.ohio.edu/outlook/07-08/june/581dh.cfm

 

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Pramod  Kanwar

2008-09 to 2010-11

Dr. Kanwar is recognized for his exceptional research and national and international reputation as an elite mathematics scholar. While earning excellent student evaluations for his teaching methods, he has authored nine research articles and given 18 traditional research- and teaching-oriented presentations at regional, national and international conferences. He is praised for encouraging students to use critical thinking skills and for his implementation of the latest teaching technology in his courses.

 

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Brian Scott  Titsworth

2008-09 to 2010-11

In his scholarship, Dr. Titsworth uses quantitative methods to explore how communication is connected to students' learning experiences. He is the author or co-author on a number of peer-reviewed articles and other publications. The quality of his research, publication record, grant activities, and his teaching has drawn a number of doctoral students to work with him. To date, he has served as an adviser to 12 Ph.D. students.

 

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Connie  Esmond-Kiger

2007-08 to 2009-10

 

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Sarah  Wyatt

2007-08 to 2009-10

 

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Jennifer  Chabot

2006-07 to 2008-09

 

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Mary  Rogus

2006-07 to 2008-09

 

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Richard  Greenlee

2005-06 to 2007-08

 

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Daniel  Modaff

2005-06 to 2007-08

 

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Raymond  Frost

2004-05 to 2006-07

 

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Arthur  Trese

2004-05 to 2006-07

 

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William  Condee

2003-04 to 2005-06

 

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Karen  Eichstadt

2003-04 to 2005-06

 

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Loreen  Giese

2003-04 to 2005-06

 

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Lois  Vines

2002-03 to 2004-05

 

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DeLysa  Burnier

2001-02 to 2003-04

DeLysa Burnier is Professor of Political Science. She received her Ph.D. and M.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her B.A. also is from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa and with highest distinction in political science. Her current research interests are gender and public administration, gender and leadership, teaching pedagogy, interpretive approaches to policy analysis, and political autobiography. Specifically, Dr. Burnier’s work is focused on the development of a care-centered public administration. Dr. Burnier’s areas of specialization are public administration, public policy, and American politics. She has published work on gender and public administration, gender and the New Deal, leadership, teaching pedagogy and interpretative approaches to public policy. Dr. Burnier was named the first ever Presidential Teacher at Ohio University in 2001. Her other teaching awards include the student-selected University Professor Award, the College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award, and the Jeanette Grasselli Outstanding Teaching Award. In 2006 she received the distinguished mentor award from the Honors College at Ohio University.

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Carolyn  Tice

2001-02 to 2003-04

Carolyn Tice served on the Department of Social Work faculty beginning in 1988 and was chair for eight years. At the time of her Presidential Teacher Award, she held the title of Associate Professor in the department. She served as chair of the Athens AIDS Task Force and was adviser to the social work honor society and student Habitat for Humanity association. Dr. Tice was twice named University Professor.

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