SPSSI Awards for Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring
Call for Nominations for Awards for Year 2009
Deadline: March 31, 2009
The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) confers two annual awards for outstanding teaching/mentoring in areas related to the psychological study of social issues. These awards recognize teaching excellence in a variety of contexts. One award will be given to a teacher/mentor from a program or department that grants masters or doctoral degrees. The other award will be given to a teacher/mentor from a program or
1). Nominee’s statement (1-2 pages) of teaching/mentoring philosophy, goals, and accomplishments, especially as related to the psychological study of social issues.
2). Abbreviated curriculum vitae (3 pages maximum).
3). Summarized student evaluation data.
4). At least one, but no more than three, supporting letters from colleagues or students.
5). Other relevant documentation. Examples include evidence of outstanding classroom teaching; teaching in the community (e.g., presentations or workshops that bring the psychological study of social issues to non academic audiences); descriptions of current and past student achievements; evidence of one-on-one teaching and mentoring (e.g., research supervision, advising, clinical supervision); teaching-related committee work or scholarship; or the development of new curricula, courses, course materials, or instructional methods.
Self nominations are encouraged.
Recipients receive $400 and a plaque and will be invited to share their teaching/mentoring experiences at an upcoming SPSSI conference and in the newly created Teaching and Learning Newsletter Column.
For Nominees from Undergraduate-Only Programs: