About the award:

Acknowledges and honors those who have a record of outstanding contributions to the teaching of sociology. Among the accomplishments considered as evidence of outstanding teaching are: a) excellence in teaching specific courses, b) development or improvement of teaching strategies, c) mentoring, advising, and supervising sociology students, d) development of innovative curricula or programs, and e) publication about, or professional development programs for, improved teaching.


Friday, October 30

Hans O. Mauksch Outstanding Teacher Award


To stimulate discussion, encourage research, improve instruction, and promote local to international interdisciplinary collaboration.

How to nominate someone:

The nominee for any of these awards may be an individual, group, division, or department from a Wisconsin post-secondary educational institution. Nominations may be made by any member other than the nominee. The nominator is responsible for submitting the nomination and supporting materials to the chair of the awards committee. The documentation must include: a) a letter of nomination, b) two letters of support either from colleagues who are able to judge the nominee's scholarly, service or teaching activities and/or individuals who can directly attest to the content and significance of the nominee's record, c) other supporting evidence such as a vita, syllabi, teaching evaluations, manuscripts, and other evidence of professional efforts. The chair of the award committee must receive these materials no later than the deadline.

Paper submissions and other correspondence with the committee should be directed to: Bob Green, WSA Teaching Award Chair at greener@uww.edu.