Faculty Awards

Dean Chester Gillis awards the Dean's Awards for Excellence in Teaching
The recipients of the 2016 Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching (left to right): Kathryn Olesko, Barbara Mujica, and Leslie Hinkson. (photo by Patrick Curran/Georgetown College)

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

First presented in 1996, the Georgetown College Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching is designed to honor outstanding achievement in the teaching of undergraduate students. These awards are presented at the annual Faculty Convocation in the January that follows the year for which the award was given (for example, 2016 awards were presented in January 2017). 

2016 Dean’s Award Recipients

  • Leslie Hinkson, Department of Sociology
  • Barbara Mujica, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Kathryn Olesko, Department of History 

A list of faculty who have received the Deans Award for Excellence in Teaching since 1996 can be found here.


Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Award for Faculty Excellence

The Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Award for Faculty Excellence was established in 1967 to honor Rev. Edward B. Bunn, S.J., for his years of devotion and service to Georgetown University as president and chancellor. Each year, the senior class selects a faculty member to receive the Bunn Award, and it is presented during the College Tropaia Exercises.

2016-17 Bunn Award Recipient

  • Matthew Carnes, Ph.D, S.J., Department of Government

 A list of faculty who have received the Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Award for Faculty Excellence since 1967 can be found here. Plaques with all awardees’ names may be viewed in the College dean’s office in 108 White-Gravenor.


College Academic Council Honors Teaching Award

The College Academic Council (CAC) presents the Honors Teaching Award to one faculty member each spring. The awardee is selected by College students.

2017 CAC Honors Teaching Award Recipient

  • Heidi Elmendorf, Department of Biology

A list of faculty who have received the CAC Honors Teaching Award can be found here.