Contract faculty members win teaching awards

Nine Western contract faculty members recently won teaching awards at the university. The majority of the 2019 award winners for excellence in teaching are contract academic staff, showing a deep commitment to engaging and innovative teaching techniques among our contract faculty colleagues.

UWOFA would like to congratulate the following winners:

Nicole Campbell - Physiology and Pharmacology; Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Charys Martin - Anatomy and Cell Biology; Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Tara Mantler - School of Health Studies; Faculty of Health Sciences
Michele Barbeau - Anatomy and Cell Biology; Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Anita Woods - Physiology and Pharmacology; Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Thomas Stavraky - Physiology and Pharmacology; Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Angela Beye - Physiology and Pharmacology; Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Sarah McLean - Anatomy and Cell Biology/Physiology and Pharmacology; Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Nigmendra Narain - Political Science; Faculty of Social Science (USC Teaching Excellence Award)

"Western is privileged to have educators who are committed to creating outstanding student learning environments. Our contract academic colleagues, be they part-time or limited-term, are integral to the core teaching mission at Western and UWOFA is intentional in our commitment to contract academic staff regarding enhancing job security and reducing precarity so that these excellent teachers and mentors can continue to focus their award-winning expertise on the students' learning experience," said Dan Belliveau, UWOFA president.