Graduate School Names 13 Dean's Award Recipients for 2023
The Duke Graduate School has announced the recipients of its 2023 Dean's Awards, which recognize outstanding efforts by graduate students, faculty, and departments/programs in mentoring, teaching, and creating inclusive spaces for graduate education. Visit their profiles to learn more about their accomplishments.
Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentoring
Each faculty award winner receives a $3,000 prize, while each student recipient gets $2,000.
Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
Gustavo M. Silva
Assistant Professor in Biology
Professor of Cultural Anthropology and History
Professor of Economics and Environmental Sciences
Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science (Faculty Adviser, Ken Gall)
Biomedical Engineering (Faculty Adviser, Nimmi Ramanujam)
Molecular Genetics & Microbiology (Faculty Adviser, Priya Kishnani)
Brandie Quarles Chidyagwai
Biology (Faculty Adviser, Kathleen Donohue)
Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching
Each winner receives $2,000. This award is for Ph.D. students only.
History (Faculty Adviser, Laurent Dubois and Barry Gaspar)
Marine Science & Conservation (Faculty Adviser, Grant Murray)
Carolina Duke Program in German Studies (Faculty Adviser, Sarah Pourciau)
English (Faculty Adviser, Robert Mitchell)
Dean's Award for Inclusive Excellence in Graduate Education
Each winning department or program receives $5,000 to be used at its discretion.
Psychology & Neuroscience Anti-Racism Community
Nominators: Zachary Rosenthal, Kevin LaBar and Nancy Zucker