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Frequently asked questions about the history of Washington University in St. Louis. Pages maintained by University Archives.

American Institute of Architects National Education Honor Award

1995: Mark DeKay

2007: Stephen Luoni Director (University of Arkansas Community Design Center Ruth and Norman Moore Visiting Professor at Washington University in St. Louis, Fall 2006)

Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics

Awarded by the Mathematical Association of America

2002: Edward L. Spitznagel, Jr.

Arthur Holly Compton Award for Faculty Achievement

Awarded annually to an outstanding faculty member from one of the seven Danforth Campus schools. Criteria for selection are: Outstanding achievement in research and scholarship; recognized prominence within the community of scholars; service and dedication to the betterment of the university; and respected accomplishments in teaching.

2015: Paul M. Lützeler (Germanic Languages & Literatures - Arts & Sciences)
2014: David A. Balota (Psychology - Arts & Sciences)
2013: James V. Wertsch (Anthropology - Arts & Sciences)
2012: Nancy L. Morrow-Howell (Brown School of Social Work)
2011: Erik Trinkaus (Anthropology - Arts & Sciences)
2010: Gary J. Miller (Political Science - Arts & Sciences)
2009: Enola K. Proctor (George Waren Brown School of Social Work)
2008: Henry L. "Roddy" Roediger III (Psychology - Arts & Sciences)
2007: Carl M. Bender (Physics - Arts & Sciences)
2006: Michael W. Sherraden (George Waren Brown School of Social Work)
2005: Stephen Legomsky (School of Law)
2004: Jonathan S. Turner (School of Engineering and Applied Science)
2003: Lee Epstein (Political Science - Arts & Sciences)
2002: Barbara Schaal (Biology - Arts & Sciences)
2001: Raymond Arvidson (Earth and Planetary Sciences - Arts & Sciences)
2000: Patty Jo Watson (Anthropology - Arts & Sciences)
1999: Gerald Early (English/African and Afro American Studies - Arts & Sciences)

Carl & Gerty Cori Award for Faculty Achievement

Awarded annually to an outstanding faculty member from the Medical School. Criteria for selection are: Outstanding achievement in research and scholarship; recognized prominence within the community of scholars; service and dedication to the betterment of the university; and respected accomplishments in teaching.

2015: David M. Holtzman
2014: Steven L. Teitelbaum
2013: Richard H. Gelberman
2012: Robert P. Mecham
2011: Wayne M. Yokoyama
2010: John Morris
2009: Jeffrey I. Gordon
2008: Robert D. Schreiber
2007: Helen M. Piwnica-Worms
2006: Emil R. Unanue
2005: Alison Goate
2004: Philip Stahl
2003: Eugene Johnson
2002: Stuart Kornfeld
2001: Robert Waterston
2000: Carl Frieden
1999: Marcus Raichle

David Hadas Teaching Award

The David Hadas Teaching Award in Arts & Sciences was established in his name in 2008 by Pamela W. Hadas to honor and publicly recognize an outstanding tenured faculty member in Arts & Sciences who demonstrates commitment and excellence in teaching first year undergraduate students.

2014: John Doris, Professor of Philosophy and Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology
2013: George Pepe, Professor of Classics
2012: Richard Loomis, Associate Professor of Chemistry
2011: David Balota, Professor of Psychology and Neurology
2010: William E. Wallace, Barbara Murphy Bryant Distinguished Professor of Art History
2009: Thomas J. Bernatowicz, Professor of Physics