Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

The Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award recognizes Teaching Assistants (TAs) who have made distinguished contributions to Syracuse University by demonstrating excellence in significant instructional capacities, such as classroom teaching, laboratory or studio instruction, leading recitation or discussion sections, or assisting senior faculty members with high-enrollment courses. TAs are nominated by their departments and must present a teaching portfolio for review.

 2023 Outstanding Teaching Award Call for Nominations 

2022 Outstanding Teaching Assistants

  • John Abercrombie, Religion
  • Faris T. Amer, Biomedical and Chemical Engineering
  • André Anselmo, Political Science
  • Dylan Caskie, English
  • Jersey Cosantino, Cultural Foundations of Education
  • Katie Elizabeth Ducett, Teaching & Leadership
  • Sue-jin Green, English
  • Tyler Hain, Physics
  • Gwen E. Hartshaw, Physics
  • Alexandria Jaurique, Psychology
  • Seth Knievel, Communication and Rhetorical Studies
  • Alona Kulesha, Chemistry
  • Athena Nicole Last, Sociology
  • Nicholas A. LoRusso, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Brooklyn A. Montgomery, Political Science
  • Lourdes María José Morales, Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
  • Nicholas Ng, Mathematics
  • Devon Pacheco, Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Emily Pifer, Writing Studies, Rhetoric and Composition
  • Waleed Ashraf Raja, Mathematics
  • Christopher Rick, Public Administration and International Affairs
  • Ashley Rohacek, Psychology
  • Gabriel Ari Roth, History
  • Subhasree Sengupta, Information Science and Technology
  • Caitlin S. Smith, Human Development & Family Science
  • Devin Stein, Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises
  • Emma Timbers, Writing Studies, Rhetoric and Composition
  • Tim Tribone, Mathematics
  • Claudine-Lonjé A. Williams, Higher Education
  • Jeongwon Yang, Mass Communications
  • Utku Zobarlar, Languages, Literatures and Linguistics