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Outstanding Teaching Awards and Recognition

The following is a list of Political Science faculty who have received university or national teaching awards or recognition in recent years:

Andrea Bonnicksen

  • Winner, Phi Sigma Zeta Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award (2005)

Craig Ducat

  • Named Distinguished Teaching Professor (1999)
  • Winner, Presidential Teaching Professor (1995)
  • Outstanding Teaching in Political Science, American Political Science Association (1995)

Gerald T. Gabris

  • Named Distinguished Teaching Professor (2007)
  • Winner, Presidential Teaching Professor (2003)
  • Outstanding Teaching in Political Science, American Political Science Association (2003)

Gary D. Glenn

  • Named Distinguished Teaching Professor (2004)
  • Winner, Great Professor Award, University Honors Program (2003)
  • Winner, Presidential Teaching Professor (2000)
  • Winner, University's Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award (1995)
  • Outstanding Teaching in Political Science, American Political Science Association (1995, 2000)
  • Nominee, University's Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award (1973, 1975, 1976, 1977)
  • Winner, Phi Sigma Zeta Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award (1973, 1975, 1976, 1977)
  • Winner, Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award (1993)

Gordon Hilton

  • Winner, University's Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award (1996)
  • Outstanding Teaching in Political Science, American Political Science Association (1996)

Christopher M. Jones

  • Winner, University's Outstanding International Educator Award (2011)
  • Winner, Great Professor Award, University Honors Program (2008)
  • Winner, University's Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award (2002)
  • Outstanding Teaching in Political Science, American Political Science Association (2002, 2008)
  • Nominee, University's Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award (2000, 2002)
  • Winner, Phi Sigma Zeta Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award (2000, 2002)
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers (1998, 2002, 2004, 2005)
  • Teaching Honors at Syracuse University and Whittier College (1992, 1993, 1996)

Lynn Kamenitsa

  • Nominee, University's Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award (1994)
  • Winner, POLS-SAC Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award (1994, 2006)

Daniel Kempton

  • Winner, POLS-SAC Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award (2007, 2009)
  • College Finalist, University's Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award (2008)
  • Winner, Outstanding International Educator at NIU Award (2008)

 


 

Dwight Y. King

  • Winner, Outstanding International Educator at NIU Award (2005)

Clark D. Neher

  • Named Distinguished Teaching Professor (2001)
  • Winner, Presidential Teaching Professor (1997)
  • Outstanding Teaching in Political Science, American Political Science Association (1997)
  • Nominee, Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award (1991)
  • Winner, Phi Sigma Zeta Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award (1991)

Andrea Radasanu

  • Winner, University's Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award (2012)

Brendon Swedlow

  • Winner, University's Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award (2011)
  • Winner, POLS-SAC Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award (2011)
  • Outstanding Advisor Award, NIU Student Association (2007)

Artemus Ward

  • Winner, POLS-SAC Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award (2008)

Mikel Wyckoff

  • Winner, Phi Sigma Zeta Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award (2004)
  • Winner, Phi Sigma Zeta Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award (2005)