Alison Simmons receives Mendlesohn award for mentoring

May 14, 2018
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The Graduate Student Council recently named Professor Alison Simmons as one of five recipients of the Everett Mendelsohn Excellence in Mentoring Award. This award, named for Professor emeritus in the History of Science Everett Mendelsohn, recognizes faculty members who have made distincitve and generous contributions towards the lives and scholarly development of their graduate advisees. Simmons has previously been recognized for the excellence of her undergraduate teaching by being named a Harvard College Professor in 2011. In speaking on behalf of the nominators, Patricia Marechal, a sixth year philosophy PhD student, highlighted Simmons' commitment to empowering graduate student teaching fellows by treating them as "co-investigators and co-teachers."

You can read more about the award and other recipients here.
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