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Walter J. Gores Award

The Walter J. Gores Award is the university’s highest honor for undergraduate and graduate teaching. It celebrates achievement in educational activities that include lecturing, tutoring, advising, and discussion leading. H&S recipients are listed below:

2011–12
Stephen Haber, Professor of Political Science, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Professor of History and, by courtesy, of Economics
Luke Stein, PhD student in Economics

2010–11
Pavle Levi, Assistant Professor, Art and Art History
Robert Siegel, Associate Professor, Microbiology & Immunology, Human Biology

2009–10
Sara Elaine Brownell, PhD student in Biology

2008–09
Robert Sapolsky, John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences and Neurosurgery
Mark Tendall, Lecturer in Economics and Associate Director of the Introductory Economics Center
Caitlin Marie Fausey, PhD student in Psychology

2007–08
David Walter, Introduction to the Humanities Lecturer and Teaching Fellow
Jennifer Schwartz, PhD student, Chemistry

2006–07
Patricia Burchat, Professor of Physics
James Gross, Professor of Psychology

2005–06
Dan Edelstein, Assistant Professor of French and Italian
John Travis Beavers, PhD student in Linguistics

2004–05
Brett Bourbon, Assistant Professor of English
Virginia Matzek, PhD student in Biological Sciences

2003–04
Jody Maxmin, Associate Professor of Art and Art History and of Classics
Debra Satz, Associate Professor of Philosophy and (by courtesy) Political Science; Director of the Program in Ethics and Society; Senior Associate Dean for the Humanities and Arts
Giancarlo Aquilanti, Lecturer in Music; Director of the Stanford Wind Ensemble
Alexandra Gerbasi, PhD student in Sociology
Kelly McGonigal, PhD student in Psychology

2002–03
Mark S. Applebaum, Assistant Professor of Music

2001–02
Nancy S. Kollmann, Professor of History
R. Lanier Anderson, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Marcus Zagorski, PhD student in Music

2000–01
Deborah Gordon, Associate Professor of Biology
Robert Reich, Associate Professor of Political Science
Joshua Sabloff, PhD student in Mathematics

1999–00
Guadalupe Valdés, Professor of Education and Spanish and Portuguese
Kathleen Morrison, Lecturer in Latin American Studies
Carol Caronna, PhD student in Sociology

1998–99
Mary L. Roberts, Associate Professor of History
Joshua Landy, Assistant Professor of French and Italian
Joseph Brown, PhD student in Psychology
Sonia Gonzalez, PhD student in Spanish and Portuguese
Rebecca Whelan, PhD student in Chemistry

1997–98
Mark Denny, Professor at Hopkins Marine Station
Brad Gregory, Assistant Professor of History
Stacie Friend, PhD student in Philosophy



1996–97
Terry L. Karl, Associate Professor of Political Science
Robert M. Waymouth, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Richard Cushman, Lecturer in Humanities and Sciences
Alice A. Miano, Lecturer in Spanish and Portuguese
Jonathan A. Eisen, PhD student in Biological Sciences

1995–96
Philippe Buc, Assistant Professor of History
Michelle Geoffrion-Vinci, PhD student in Spanish and Portuguese



1994–95
James G. March, Professor of Management in the Graduate School of Business; Professor of Political Science and of Sociology, Emeritus
Lyle Brenner, PhD student in Psychology

1993–94
Al Camarillo, Professor of History and H&S Associate Dean, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Susan McConnell, Assistant Professor of Biology
Hugh Pill, PhD student in Economics



1992–93
James J. Sheehan, Professor of History
Kathleen K. Namphy, Lecturer in English and in Humanities and Sciences
Susan Marie Dever, Teaching Fellow in Spanish and Portuguese 



1991–92
Richard Gillam, Acting Associate Professor of American Studies

1990–91
Douglas D. Osheroff, Professor of Physics
Ami Elizabeth Radunskaya, PhD student in Mathematics 



1989–90
Phillip Zimbardo, Professor of Psychology
Ellen Porzig, Senior Lecturer in Biological Sciences
Kathryn J. McKnight, Teaching Fellow in Spanish and Portuguese 


1988–89
Mark Edwards, Professor of Classics
Gregory Sarris, Teaching Assistant in English
Ann Velenchik, Teaching Assistant in Economics 



1987–88
Martin Evans, Professor of English
Brad Osgood, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Katie Newhall, Teaching Assistant in Human Biology 



1986–87
Diane Middlebrook, Professor of English
Maria Paz-Haro, Director of Spanish Language Program
Steven Tomlinson, Teaching Assistant in Economics
Elizabeth Watson, Teaching Assistant in Biological Sciences 



1985–86
Lorenz Eitner, Professor of Art
Ann Swidler, Assistant Professor of Sociology

Stavros Theodorakis, Teaching Assistant in Physics 



1984–85
Herbert Marshall, Professor of Political Science
Reginia Gagnier, Assistant Professor of English
Stephen Fuller, Teaching Assistant in German Studies 



1983–84
Sanford Dornbusch, Professor of Sociology
Condoleezza Rice, Assistant Professor of Political Science



1982–83
Albert Joseph Guerard, Professor of English
William Durham, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
James Pearson Steyer, Teaching Assistant in Political Science 


1981–82
Edward Spofford, Adjunct Professor of Classics
John Prostko, Teaching Assistant in English 



1980–81
Eleanor Prosser, Professor of Drama
Scott Raybuck, Teaching Assistant in Chemistry 



1979–80
Eleanor E. Maccoby, Professor of Psychology
John Willison, Teaching Assistant in Physics 



1978–79
William A. Little, Professor of Physics
Nelee Langmuir, Lecturer in French
James Lindesay, Teaching Assistant in Physics 



1977–78
Jeffrey Wine, Assistant Professor of Psychology
Robert L. Dorit, Teaching Assistant in Human Biology Program 



1976–77
Craig Heller, Assistant Professor of Biology
Jonathan Perry Reider, Teaching Assistant in Graduate Special Programs 



1975–76
Antony E. Raubitschek, Sadie Dernham Patek Professor of Classics
Nannerl Keohane, Assistant Professor of Political Science
Christopher Canellos, Teaching Assistant in Mathematics
William “Bert” King, Teaching Assistant in Humanities 



1974–75
William L. Rivers, Paul C. Edwards Professor of Communication
Harry Harding, Jr., Assistant Professor of Political Science
Roger Freedman, Teaching Assistant in Physics 



1973–74
Alexander Fetter, Professor of Physics
Ann MacMahon, Assistant Professor of Sociology
Susan Henning, Resident Fellow in Pediatrics; Assistant Lecturer in Human Biology



1972-73
Hans Andersen, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Norman K. Wessells, Professor of Biology
Martin Bresnick, Lecturer in Music
Jane McLelland, Teaching Assistant in Humanities (Previously graduate student in French) 


1971–72
J. Dirk Walecka, Professor of Physics
Mary V. Sunseri, Associate Professor of Mathematics
Kung-Yi Kao, Assistant Professor of Chinese
Lynell G. Burmark, graduate student in French

1970–71
John G. Gurley, Professor of Economics
Jerry A. Irish, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
James F. Dice, Jr., graduate student and Teaching Assistant in Human Biology

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