Professor Sarah Wald Wins Award

Professor Sarah Wald has been awarded this year’s Campus Sustainability Award for Excellence in Teaching!  Professor Wald was recognized for her efforts to foreground issues of equity and justice in her Environmental Studies courses. The committee took special not of how thoughtfully Professor Wald scaffolds the purpose of assignments in her large ENVS 203 course and how the inclusivity of her pedagogy is evident from her syllabi in both upper and lower division courses. The committee also recognized Professor Wald’s efforts with this year’s Common Reading program, which includes leadership in helming the teaching guide, mentorship of the graduate students who also worked on the guide, and how dynamically she integrated the novel into her own courses.