Diversity in the Classroom Award


Award Criteria

The Diversity in the Classroom Award may be awarded to HSS faculty who, in a given HSS course, excelled in any or all of the following areas:

  • demonstrating inclusive teaching philosophies and practices.
  • consistently incorporating diversity into their curriculum.
  • enhancing students’ understanding of diversity broadly in terms of race, ethnicity, gender, nationality, ability, age, religion, region, sexuality, class, etc.
  • maintaining a comfortable classroom atmosphere that helps students express diverse views
  • encouraging learning about and appreciating diversity beyond the classroom

To nominate a faculty member, please fill out the nomination form on Qualtrics. The form will close at midnight on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017. For questions or concerns, please contact Meagan.Crews@unco.edu.

NOMINATION FORM    View the Flyer

*Courses in HSS include those taught in …

  • Africana Studies (AFS)
  • Anthropology (ANT)
  • Asian Studies (ASIA)
  • Chinese (CHIN)
  • Communication Studies (COMM)
  • Criminal Justice (CRJ)
  • Economics (ECON)
  • English (ENG)
  • Film (FILM)
  • Foreign Language (FL)
  • French (FR)
  • Gender Studies (GNDR)
  • Geography (GEOG)
    German (GER)
  • Hispanic Studies (HISP)
  • History (HIST)
  • Humanities (HUM)
  • Japanese (JAPN)
  • Journalism and Media Studies (JMS)
  • Mexican American Studies (MAS)
  • Multicultural Studies (MCS)
  • Philosophy (PHIL)
  • Political Science (PSCI)
  • Social Science (SOSC)
  • Sociology (SOC)
  • Spanish (SPAN)
  • Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)

Members of the HSS Diversity Advisory Board are not eligible for nominations. Members include: Christine Marston, Christiane Olivo, and Christine Talbot. Past winners will not be eligible to receive the Diversity in the Classroom Award within 4 years of winning previous award. Past winners include Travis Boyce (2014-15), and Harmony Newman (2015-16) and Karen Barton (2016-17). GA’s & TA’s are not eligible to receive the award.