Emory Williams Awards honor distinguished undergraduate teaching

Emory Report | May 8, 2020

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The Emory Williams Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award is presented annually as part of Commencement to faculty members in each of the four undergraduate schools. The award, which recognizes a record of excellence in undergraduate teaching, was established by Emory Williams, a 1932 Emory College alumnus and longtime trustee. 

Emory College of Arts and Sciences selects three award recipients, drawn from the humanities, sciences and social sciences. Each of the other undergraduate schools — Goizueta Business School, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing and Oxford College — selects one award recipient. 

The 2020 honorees are:

  • Brittany Butts 16G, assistant professor of nursing, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
  • Fang Chen, associate professor of mathematics, Oxford College
  • Astrid M. Eckert, associate professor of history, Emory College of Arts and Sciences
  • Nicole Gerardo, professor of biology, Emory College of Arts and Sciences
  • Hank Klibanoff, professor of practice, Emory College of Arts and Sciences
  • Vilma Todri, assistant professor of information systems and operations management, Goizueta Business School