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Stanford Bass University Fellows in Undergraduate Education announced

Oct 24 2019

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The Bass University Fellows in Undergraduate Education Program recognizes faculty members for their extraordinary contributions to undergraduate education.

BY KATHLEEN J. SULLIVAN

Ten faculty members have been named or reappointed Bass University Fellows for 2019-20 in recognition of their exceptional contributions to undergraduate education.

The announcement was made by Harry J. Elam, Jr., senior vice provost for education. The Bass University Fellows in Undergraduate Education Program was established in 2001. Anne T., MLA ’07, and Robert M. Bass, MBA ’74, provided matching funds to create the program. Individual fellowships are named in honor of donors who made significant gifts to the Campaign for Undergraduate Education, which was completed in 2005.

Bass Fellows are invited to join the Bass Council of Fellows, which meets twice a year and advises the vice provost for undergraduate education on a variety of issues. Once a faculty member rotates out of an individual fellow appointment, he or she becomes a Bass University Fellow in Undergraduate Education in perpetuity.

The Bass University Fellows program is one of several annual awards for effective teaching that are given at the university and school level and by student groups. For a full list of Stanford teaching awards, visit the Teaching Commons website.

New and reappointed Bass Fellows

Sarah Church, vice provost for faculty development, teaching and learning, and professor of physics in the School of Humanities and Sciences, was reappointed the Pritzker University Fellow in Undergraduate Education.

Robert Dutton, the Robert and Barbara Kleist Professor in the School of Engineering, was reappointed the William and Lynda Steere University Fellow in Undergraduate Education.

Margot Gerritsen, senior associate dean for educational affairs and professor of energy resources engineering in the School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences, and senior fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy, was reappointed the Oswald G. Villard University Fellow in Undergraduate Education.

Allyson Hobbs, associate professor of history in the School of Humanities and Sciences, was appointed the Kleinheinz Family University Fellow in Undergraduate Education.

Caroline Hoxby, the Scott and Donya Bommer Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, was reappointed the John and Lydia Pearce Mitchell University Fellow in Undergraduate Education.

Nicholas Jenkins, associate professor of English in the School of Humanities and Sciences, was reappointed the Eleanor Loring Ritch University Fellow in Undergraduate Education.

Thomas Kenny, the Richard W. Weiland Professor and senior associate dean for student affairs in the School of Engineering, was appointed the Paul Davies Family University Fellow in Undergraduate Education.

Kathryn Ann Moler, vice provost and dean of research, and professor of applied physics and of physics in the School of Humanities and Sciences, was reappointed the Sapp Family University Fellow in Undergraduate Education.

Stephen Makoto Sano, the Professor Harold C. Schmidt Director in Choral Studies and professor (teaching) of music in the School of Humanities and Sciences, was reappointed the Rachford and Carlota A. Harris University Fellow in Undergraduate Education.

Jeanne L. Tsai, professor of psychology in the School of Humanities and Sciences, was appointed the Yumi and Yasunori Kaneko Family University Fellow in Undergraduate Education.