2009 Dean’s Awards for Excellence in Mentoring Announced
To recognize the considerable efforts and accomplishments of faculty and students who consistently serve as effective mentors, the Duke University Graduate School established the Dean’s Awards for Excellence in Mentoring.
This year, the Graduate School is pleased to announce that the following graduate faculty members and graduate students have been selected, after careful review and deliberation, to receive these awards:
- John D. French
Professor of History
- Karen L. Remmer
Professor of Political Science
- Grant Wacker
Professor of Christian History, Duke Divinity School
- Alexis T. Franzese
Psychology & Neuroscience and Sociology
- Joseph O. Sexton
A reception honoring these recipients is scheduled for Tuesday, April 21 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. at the Fitzpatrick Center Atrium. Please send your RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to attend.
The tough competition for these awards reveals that a vibrant culture of mentoring at Duke continues to unfold before us. By honoring these sterling examples of mentoring-in-action we continue sharing the vision for this culture more broadly so that it may become a deeply rooted part of what students and faculty of the Graduate School come to expect from the Duke experience.