2019 Ditz Prize Winner

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Congratulations to Morgan Shahan on winning the Toby Ditz Prize for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching for her Fall 2017 Dean’s Teaching Fellowship course AS.100.328 Caged America: Policing, Confinement, and Criminality in the “Land of the Free.”

In addition to the importance of her scholarship, Toby Ditz was a remarkable mentor and teacher, deeply committed to her undergraduate and graduate students. By awarding a teaching prize for best graduate teaching assistant, the Ditz Prize signals the department’s commitment to outstanding teaching, honors excellence in graduate students and dedication to undergraduates, and perpetuates Toby Ditz’s memory for future generations of students. 

The Ditz Prize was established in 2019.