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Graduate School Announces 9 Dean's Award Recipients for 2022

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2022 Dean's Award recipients

The Duke Graduate School has announced the recipients of its 2022 Dean's Awards, which recognize outstanding efforts by graduate students, faculty, and departments/programs in mentoring, teaching, and creating inclusive spaces for graduate education. The recipients will be recognized during a virtual reception on March 30. More details about each recipient will be posted closer to the event.

Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentoring

Each faculty award winner receives a $3,000 prize, while each student recipient gets $2,000.

Faculty

Anne-Maria Makhulu

Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology and African & African American Studies
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Steven Sexton

Mark and Lynne Florian Assistant Professor of Public Policy
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Joseph Winters

Alexander F. Hehmeyer Associate Professor of Religious Studies and African and African American Studies
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Students

Emily Levy

Biology (Faculty Adviser: Susan Alberts)
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Katrina Wilson

Biomedical Engineering (Faculty Adviser: Tatiana Segura)
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Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching

Each winner receives $2,000. This award is for Ph.D. students only.

Emma Davenport

English (Faculty Adviser: Kathy Psomiades)
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Emmaline Drew Eliseev

Psychology & Neuroscience (Faculty Adviser: Elizabeth Marsh)
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Lauren Heckelman

Biomedical Engineering (Faculty Adviser: Louis Edwin Defrate)
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Dean's Award for Inclusive Excellence in Graduate Education

 

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Each winning department or program receives $5,000 to be used at its discretion.

ECE Advocacy for Student Engagement (EASE)

Nominators: Michael E. Gehm,  Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Natalie Rozman, Ph.D., Candidate and Sloan Scholar in Electrical & Computer Engineering
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