Excellence in Teaching

Nominations are invited for the SEDAAG Excellence in Teaching Award. The award acknowledges sustained excellence and creativity in the college classroom. Nominations from current and former students are especially welcome. Nominees for this award should meet the following criteria:

  1. Exceptional commitment to effective geography teaching;
  2. Record of efforts to help diffuse excellent geography teaching beyond one’s immediate classroom (teaching-related publications, workshops, websites, textbooks, etc.);
  3. Recognition of teaching excellence by department, school, or other organizations;
  4. Support of teaching excellence via student evaluations or comments.

For nomination guidelines, please follow the link to the SEDAAG Awards Page.

The following distinguished Geography faculty have been awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award since 2008.

2023Mark J. Sciuchetti Jr.Jacksonville State University
2022-Not Awarded--Not Awarded-
2021Ingrid LuffmanEast Tennessee State University
2020Robert OliverVirginia Tech
2019Corene MatyasUniversity of Florida
2018Lynn PhillipsUniversity of Kentucky
2017Mark MillerUniversity of Southern Mississippi
2016John KnoxUniversity of Georgia
2015Michael PretesUniversity of North Alabama
2014Jerry MitchellUniversity of South Carolina
2013Dawn BowenMary Washington University
2013Thomas ChapmanOld Dominion University
2013Ron KalafskyUniversity of Tennessee
2012Sharon C. CobbUniversity of North Florida
2011Eric FournierSamford University
2010Jennifer CollinsUniversity of South Florida
2009Douglas W. GambleUniversity of North Carolina, Wilmington
2008Margaret “Peggy” GripshoverUniversity of Tennessee