2013 Faculty of Arts Teaching Awards

Let us congratulate English and Film Studies 2013 Faculty of Arts Teaching Awards Winners!

06 March 2013

Let us congratulate the three EFS winners of the 2012-13 Faculty of Arts teaching awards! All three instructors bring to the classroom remarkable talent, consistent professionalism, and a profound commitment to the success and well-being of their students. The awards will be presented at the Arts Awards Night on May 8.

EFS salutes you!

Faculty of Arts Undergraduate Teaching Award: Sylvia Brown

Sylvia Brown earned BA from Waterloo, and both her MA and PhD from Princeton. Her undergraduate teaching regularly includes courses on Milton, Shakespeare, history of the book and print culture, and sixteenth- and seventeenth-century literature and culture.

Congratulations Sylvia!


Faculty of Arts Contract Instructor Teaching Award: Leslie Robertson

Leslie Robertson earned her PhD from the Department of English and Film Studies, specialising in eighteenth-century English literary history. She has been teaching courses in introductory English studies, the long eighteenth century, narrative theory, and writing ever since.

Congratulations Leslie!


Faculty of Arts Graduate Student Teaching Award: Olumide Ogundipe

Olumide Ogundipe earned his Bachelor's degree in English Studies from Adekunle Ajasin University in Nigeria and an MA from the Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta, where is currently working toward a PhD in the field of Postcolonial African literature. His passion is deeply rooted in encouraging young people to embrace, embody, and promote the ideals that positively impact the world, especially their immediate communities.

Congratulations Olu!