Current Winners

The following faculty members won the Distinguished Teaching Award for 2018.


Rodney Schmaltz

Rodney Schmaltz

Associate professor, Psychology
"I love it when students have that ah-ha moment when they realize how learning this material can have a real impact on their lives," says Rodney.


Susan Mills

Associate professor, Philosophy
Reason, analysis and logic are the cornerstones of philosophy and help students make sense of complicated, grandiose or bizarre ideas. "My reward is seeing it click for students," says Susan.

susan mills

ion bica

Ion Bica

Associate professor, Mathematics
"I know how beautiful and rewarding it is to find your passion in life, and I want to help my students find that same feeling – even if it isn't mathematics," says Ion.


Jacqueline Baker

Assistant professor, English
When you teach English and creative writing, you teach students from across the university. "They're humble, generous, hard-working people," says Jacqueline.

Jacqueline Baker