Award for Excellence in Teaching Writing

The Duke University Award for Excellence in Teaching Writing recognizes exceptionally strong teachers of academic writing. The award is made possible by the generosity of the Karen Blumenthal and Scott McCartney Endowment.

Welji
2020 Winner: Haleema Welji
The Myth of Meritocracy
Quirici
2019 Winner: Marion Quirici
Neurodiversity, Narrative, Activism
Parks
2018 Winner: Emily L Parks
NeuroLaw: Exploring the role of neuroscience in the courtroom
Welsh
2017 Winner: Miranda Welsh
The Ecology of Disease
Whitt
2016 Winner: Matthew Whitt
Land of the Free: Liberty, Justice, and Imprisonment in the U.S.
Ansley
2015 Winner: Jennifer Ansley
Queer Theories of Place & Space
Berkey
2014 Winner: James Berkey
Writing War: What Is It Good For?
Smith
2013 Winner: Lindsey Smith
Monkey Mindreading: Exploring Primate Psychology
Shah
2012 Winner: Ami V Shah
Africa is not a country! Understanding the Continent
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2011 Winner: Jonathan M. Dueck
Notes on Sounds of the Field: Writing About Sound and Sport
Case
2010 Winner: Gretchen Case
Oral History and the Stories of Medicine
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2009 Winner: Seth Dowland
Writing about Religion & Politics
Rego
2009 Winner: Márcia Rego
Translating the Culture Shock: Beyond Intercultural (Mis)Understanding
Beaule
2008 Winner: Christine Beaule
Households: Past and Present
Harms
2008 Winner: Erik Harms
Postwar Vietnam
Mahn
2007 Winner: Jason Mahn
Negotiating Religious Pluralism
Stano
2006 Winner: Michele Strano
Sacred Ritual in Secular Society — Course Aims and Structure
Budhecha
2005 Winner: Parag Budhecha
Writing the Academy Inside Out: The Rhetoric of Institutions of Higher Education and Their Role in the Community
Malone-France
2004 Winner: Derek Malone-France
Morality, Diversity, and Human Rights
Moskovitz
2003 Winner: Cary Moskovitz
The Science Behind the Controversy
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2002 Winner: Douglas Reichert-Powell
Rhetorics of Place