‘Faculty Awards’ Category

Lauren Hecht, 2022 Carlson Award Winner, Psychological Science Department

Dr. Lauren Hecht I have the privilege of introducing the winner of the Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching. The winner of this award is selected from among nominations submitted by students, faculty, and staff and it is the highest honor awarded to Gustavus faculty. Thank you for your attention as I introduce you […]

Thia Cooper, 2022 Faculty Scholarly Accomplishment Award Winner

Thia Cooper (Religion) was selected as the 2022 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Scholarly Accomplishment Award. Presented each year at Honors Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished scholarly achievements.

Darsa Donelan, 2022 Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching Winner

Darsa Donelan (Physics) was selected as the 2022 recipient of the Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching. The award honors the memory of two Gustavus students and members of the Student Senate, Greg Swenson and Holly Bunn, who were killed in a car accident in 1989. Presented each year at Honors Day, this is the only […]

Mayra Taylor, 2022 Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence Winner

Mayra Taylor (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) was selected as the 2022 recipient of the Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Presented each year at the final faculty meeting, this award recognizes a Gustavus non-tenure-track faculty member for significant contributions to teaching and learning.

Shu-Ling Wang, 2022 Mansergh Faculty Scientific Research Award Winner

Shu-Ling Wang (Economics and Management) was selected as the 2022 recipient of the Mansergh Faculty Scientific Research Award. Presented each year at the final faculty meeting, this award recognizes a Gustavus faculty member for an outstanding peer-reviewed publication that contributes to the scholarly achievement and reputation of the faculty and the College.

Dwight Stoll, 2021 Faculty Service Award Winner

Dwight Stoll (Chemistry) was selected as the 2021 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Service Award. Presented each year at Founder’s Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished service activities.

Philip Bryant, 2021 Carlson Award Winner, English Department

Phil Bryant Thank you, students, for masking up so that I could be here to present the 2021 Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching. You made it possible for all of us to be here, and I am sincerely grateful. This is the highest honor a Gustavus faculty member can receive. Nominations come from […]

Kate Knutson, 2020 Carlson Award Winner, Political Science Department

Kate Knutson I’m honored to present the winner of the 2020 Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching. This is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a Gustavus faculty member; the winner is selected from nominations submitted by students, faculty, and staff. One great thing about being a liberal arts college prof is […]

Julie Bartley, 2020 Faculty Service Award Winner

Julie Bartley (Geology) was selected as the 2020 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Service Award. Presented each year at Founder’s Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished service activities.

Misti Harper, 2021 Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching Winner

Misti Harper (History) was selected as the 2021 recipient of the Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching. The award honors the memory of two Gustavus students and members of the Student Senate, Greg Swenson and Holly Bunn, who were killed in a car accident in 1989. Presented each year at Honors Day, this is the only […]