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Historians win three campus-wide teaching prizes.

Prof. Digeser Distinguished Teaching, Prof. Spickard Outstanding Graduate Mentor, and Lily Welty Outstanding Teaching Assistant.

Three UCSB Historians have won campus-wide outstanding teaching awards for 2007-2008.

Professor Elizabeth Digeser won an Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award.

Professor Paul Spickard won the Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award. Professor Spickard is the second historian to win this award since it was created three years ago. Professor Hal Drake won the award last year.

Graduate student Lily Welty won an Academic Senate Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. Lily Welty is the eleventh History graduate student to win this award in the past ten years.

For more information on these awards, visit the UCSB Academic Senate Distinguished Awards page.

[Note: The photograph is from the History Department awards ceremony on June 4, 2008. We do not have a photograph of the History faculty and graduate student named in this news item. Here Prof. Gallagher poses with Agnieszka Matysiak, who won the Department’s Stuart Bernath Prize for the best proseminar paper of 2007-08.]

jwil 24.v.08; hm 9/23/08