Spring 2014 Derek Bok Center AwardsSeptember 19, 2014
Congratulations to physics concentrators Laszlo Seress and Jeffrey Wang, graduate students David Bracher, Kristina Callaghan, Debanjan Chowdhury, Ekin Cubuk, Shiang Fang, David Farhi, Peter Komar, Prahar Mitra, Cristina Popa, Elliot Schneider, William Spearman, and Mohammed Zaghoo, and postdoc Jieping Fang for being awarded the Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching for the Spring 2014 term by the Derek Bok Center. Congratulations also to presceptors Randall Kelley, Nils Sorensen, and Carey Witkov for Certificalte of Teaching Excellence awards.
Although it does not evaluate teachers directly, the Bok Center uses Q evaluation data gathered by the Registrar's Office to honor outstanding teachers at a special reception each semester. The Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching is awarded to teaching fellows, teaching assistants, and course assistants, and the Harvard University Certificate of Teaching Excellence to lecturers and preceptors. Certificate recipients achieve an overall rating of 4.50 or above on the Q's 5-point scale, with 5 or more responses.