Four faculty who have designed and taught courses for Integrated Social Sciences received honors for service and teaching at the University of Washington! UW recently announced the 2018 faculty and staff recipients of the Awards of Excellence and we wish to celebrate their accomplishments.
Alumni Association Distinguished Service Award
Ralina Joseph, Associate Professor, Communication, and Director, Center for Communication, Difference and Equity
Distinguished Teaching Award
Alexes Harris, Presidential Term Professor, Sociology, College of Arts & Sciences
Frances McCue, Senior Lecturer, English, College of Arts & Sciences
Karam Dana, Assistant Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, UW Bothell
Frances McCue was deeply involved with the developed of the four original core courses—ISS 301: Social Science in Context, ISS 350: Introduction to Portfolio in the Social Sciences, ISS 355: Portfolio Seminar in ISS, and ISS 401: ISS Capstone, and currently teaches ISS 381: Advanced Writing in the Social Sciences and ISS 401.
The other three faculty members designed and have taught thematic courses within ISS, including AES/COM/GWSS 489: Black Cultural Studies (Joseph), SOC 362: Race Relations (Harris), and JSIS B 406/POL S 432: Political Islam & Islamic Fundamentalism (Dana).
Many, many congratulations to these four outstanding individuals!