University of Wisconsin–Madison

Teaching Academy Induction Ceremony on April 30, 2015

The UW-Teaching Academy will have its 2015 Induction Ceremony on April 30th at 4:30 pm in the Education Wisconsin Idea Room. For this year, 26 new members will be inducted: 10 Fellows and 16 Future Faculty Partners (FFPs) from departments all across campus. They are admitted to the Academy based on their demonstrated excellence in teaching and on the recommendations from fellow faculty and students.

Here is a list of our new members and their nominators:

New Fellows: William Aylward, Classics, nominated by Jeff Beneker; Melissa Braaten, Curriculum and Instruction, nominated by Erica Halverson; Deborah Bebeau, Kinesiology, nominated by Elizabeth Larson; Susanne Barnett, Pharmacy, nominated by Orly Vardeny; Noah Lim, Marketing, nominated by Jan Heide; Michael Maguire, School of Human Ecology, nominated by John Martin; Ann O’Brien, Accounting and Information Systems, nominated by Chris Dakes; John Pfotenhauer, Mechanical Engineering, nominated by Greg Moses and Jamie Henke; Aurelie Rakotondrafara, Plant Pathology, nominated by Nick Balster and Robert Walter; and John Zumbrunnen, Political Science, nominated by Katherine Cramer.

New FFPs: Claire Berezowitz, Educational Psychology, nominated by Margaret Nellis; Tom Bryan, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, nominated by Cathy Middlecamp; Chaoyi Chang, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, nominated by Jing Liu; Alexandra Chesney, Molecular and Environmental Toxicology, nominated by Justin Clements; Eunji Cho, Journalism & Mass Communication, nominated by Molly Wright Steenson; Nalan Erbil, Languages and Cultures of Asia, nominated by Erlin Barnard; Laura Hamman, Curriculum & Instruction, nominated by Maggie Hawkins; Julie Hunt, Educational Psychology, nominated by Percival Matthews; Sheida Malekpour, Electrical Engineering, nominated by Mark Allie; Kristin Michels, Botany, nominated by Zachary Michels; Emily Sauter, Communication Arts, nominated by Robert Asen; Stephanie Shedrow, Curriculum & Instruction, nominated by Mary Loiuse Gomez; Joseph Sepe, Kinesiology, nominated by Andrew Lokuta; Lindsay Stoetzel, Curriculum & Instruction, nominated by Mary Loiuse Gomez; Abra Vigna, School of Human Ecology, nominated by Linda Roberts; and Hong Yan, East Asian Languages and Literature, nominated by Qiang Liu.

On behalf of the whole Teaching Academy community, we would also like to express our great gratitude to all the nominators.

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