This annual award honors teaching excellence in the area of gender studies at the University of Notre Dame. Via this award faculty members are recognized for their essential contributions to the intellectual growth of Notre Dame students and development of the Gender Studies Program through excellent teaching in interdisciplinary courses focused on gender. The award is named for Marian Mullin Hancock (1903-1992), a benefactor of the Gender Studies Program who attended Saint Mary’s Academy and received many honors for her philanthropic work, including the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice medal.
The Gender Studies Program will accept nominations for this year's award until February 29, 2016.
Nominations for this award are accepted from either students or faculty members . A single nomination for a particular faculty member will suffice for a faculty member to be considered. Nominations are processed using an online form.
Only members of the Teaching Award Subcommittee and Gender Studies staff will read the nominations unless the person making the nomination grants explicit permission for comments to be forwarded to the nominee. The Teaching Award Subcommittee will select the recipient by late March, and the award will be announced at the end of April.