Nominate the AY 20-21 SBS Teacher of the Year
Nominations for the AY 20-21 Teacher of the Year will open January 2021.
Each year the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences (SBS) awards the honor of Teacher of the Year to one of its distinguished faculty. Nominations may be made by a faculty member or student. Please consider nominating those faculty who you think are truly excellent teachers.
- Faculty must have held a benefit-eligible appointment at NAU for the past three consecutive years.
- Faculty must have taught at least 48 credit hours of courses at NAU.
- Faculty may not have received the award in the past five years
SBS Awards 2011-2020
The Teacher of the Year joins the Teaching Academy, is recognized at the annual Faculty Recognition Ceremony and is rewarded through professional development funding.
2020 Award Recipients
The Office of the Dean is proud to announce the recipients of the 2020 College of SBS awards. Congratulations to all of them for their outstanding contributions to the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and to the NAU community.
Teacher of the Year
Instructor, Psychological Sciences
Scholar of the Year
Assistant Professor, Psychological Sciences
20+ Year Teaching
Francis “Kim” Smiley
Associate Professor, Criminology & Criminal Justice
Criminology & Criminal Justice
Administrative Associate, Criminology & Criminal Justice
SBS Academic Advising