SBS Teacher of the Year
Each year the College of Social and 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. The Teacher of the Year joins the Teaching Academy, is recognized at the annual Faculty Recognition Ceremony, and is rewarded through professional development funding.
Nominations for the 2022 Teacher of the Year are now closed. Nominations for the 2023 Teacher of the Year will open January 2023.
- Faculty must have held a benefit-eligible appointment at NAU for the past three consecutive years. This will be determined by the committee.
- Faculty must have taught at least 48 credit hours of courses at NAU. This will be determined by the committee.
- Faculty may not have received the award in the past five years.
SBS Awards 2011-2021
2021 Award Recipients
The Office of the Dean is proud to announce the recipients of the 2021 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
Assistant Clinical Professor, Social Work
Scholar of the Year
Associate Professor, Anthropology
20+ Year Teaching
Professor, Psychological Sciences
Early Career Teaching
Jessie K. Finch
Senior Lecturer, Sociology
Lecturer, Psychological Sciences
Lecturer, Ethnic Studies
Principal Lecturer, Women’s & Gender Studies
Community Program Coordinator, Center for Service & Volunteerism