Faculty recognized with Osgoode Hall Law School Teaching Awards

Seven faculty members from York University were recognized with Osgoode Hall Law School Teaching or Service Awards for the 2018-19 academic year.

The Osgoode Hall Law School Teaching Awards – honouring those who, through innovation and commitment, have significantly enhanced the quality of learning for Osgoode students – along with the Faculty Service Award and the Osgoode Professional Development Awards, were handed out at a 2019 convocation dinner on June 20.

The 2018-19 award recipients:

• Osgoode Full-time Senior Faculty (10 years' or more teaching experience) Award – Professor Craig Scott;
• Osgoode Full-time Faculty (tenure/tenure stream with less than 10 years' teaching experience) Award – Professor Karen Drake;
• Osgoode Adjunct Faculty Award – Brad Ross and Sasha Baglay;
• Osgoode Professional Faculty Service Award – Professor Shelley Kierstead;
• Osgoode Professional Development Award –  Adjunct Professor Leslie Macleod; and
• Osgoode Professional Development CLE Contribution Award – Patrick Case.

The purpose of the Osgoode Hall Law School Teaching Awards is to provide significant recognition for excellence in teaching, to encourage its pursuit, to publicize such excellence, and to promote informed discussion of teaching and its improvement.

Nominations for these awards come from students and faculty. Each nomination is accompanied by a statement setting out how and why the faculty member has met the criteria of teaching excellence in the current academic year. Recipients are selected by a committee.

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