Who Can Apply: The Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award Committee invites nominations for the 2023 award. This prize may be awarded to up to one individual every year and includes a certificate of award. Individuals worthy of this award must have demonstrated excellence in the teaching of archaeology; developed innovative teaching methods or interdisciplinary curricula; demonstrated attention to issues of diversity and inclusion among their students and/or curriculum; a minimum of five years of teaching experience prior to being nominated, currently be engaged in teaching; and have been AIA members in good standing for at least two consecutive years.
1) The nominating letter indicating how the candidate meets the criteria of the award
2) A current curriculum vitae of the nominee;
3) Four letters of recommendation, including at least one each from a student, a colleague, and academic superior;
4) A brief description of all relevant courses taught during the past five years, including some representative syllabi and course materials.
5) A brief description of how the nominee engages with diversity and inclusion. Considerations may include teaching a diverse and inclusive curriculum, promoting an awareness of diverse perspectives and experiences, and/or engagement and empowerment of students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds.
Deadline: June 1, 2023