Faculty, teaching assistants receive top teaching award

The Academic Senate recently announced the winners of the 2010-11 Distinguished Teaching Awards. Chosen by past recipients of this award, these individuals are being recognized for the respect and admiration they bring to the scholarship of teaching.
The Senate Faculty winners are Ann Carlson, law – winner of the Eby Award for the Art of Teaching; Andrew Christensen, psychology – winner of the Distinction in Teaching at the Graduate Level Award; Ian Krouse, music – winner of the Undergraduate Mentorship Award; Patricia Phelps, physiological science; Yahya Rahmat-Samii, electrical engineering; and Philip Rundel, ecology and evolutionary biology.
The non-Senate winners are Latifeh Hagigi, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures; Dario Nardi, anthropology; and John Phelan, life science core curriculum
The teaching assistant winners are Netta Avineri, applied linguistics; Robert Groves, classics; Katherine Isokawa, English; Michaela Patterson, molecular, cellular and developmental biology; and Dris Soulaimani, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures.