Teaching Award

Nominate Your Favorite Gender Studies Professor!

The Gender Studies Program accepts nominations for this award from either students or faculty members during the month of February. Only one nomination is needed for a particular faculty member to be considered.

Nominations are read only by the Gender Studies staff and Teaching Award Subcommittee, unless the person making the nomination grants explicit permission for comments to be forwarded to the nominee. 

The Teaching Award Subcommittee selects the winner by late March, and the award is announced at the end of April. The award is presented at the annual Gender Studies Spring Faculty Reception.

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Marian Mullin Hancock Teaching Award

Marian Mullin Hancock Picture

This annual award honors teaching excellence in the area of gender studies at the University of Notre Dame. Via this award Gender Studies faculty members are recognized for their essential contributions to the intellectual growth of Notre Dame students and development of our Program through excellent teaching in interdisciplinary courses focused on gender and/or sexuality. 

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.