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The Department of Literature is renowned for its excellent teaching. Faculty members who have won distinguished teaching awards include:

 

Janet Auten
AU Curriculum Development Grant: CWP/Library Team Teaching pilot program, 1999 AU College of Arts & Sciences Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Member of the Adjunct Faculty, 1995-96

 

John Hyman 
University Award for Outstanding Service, 2000
All-time Favorite Professor Award, American University Residence Hall Association, 1994

 

Charles Larson
Outstanding Teaching Award, 1990

 

Deborah Payne Fisk
Outstanding Teaching Award, 1992

 

Richard McCann
Scholar-Teacher of the Year, 2005


Jocelyn McCarthy
Jane Stanhope Award for Outstanding Teaching by an Adjunct Faculty Member, College Writing Program, American University, 2004

 

Glenn Moomau
American University Office of Student Service Spirit of Service Award for Faculty, 1997

 

Trisha Reichler
Jane Stanhope Award for Outstanding Teaching, 2001  

 

Roberta Rubenstein
University Curriculum Development Award, 2004, 1987
Scholar-Teacher of the Year, 1994
Outstanding Teaching Award, 1987
Outstanding Teaching Award, 1979

 

Richard Sha
Outstanding Teaching, American University Undergraduate Student Confederation, 2004
Outstanding Teaching in General Education, 2002

 

Cynthia Bair Van Dam
Outstanding Professor, University Honors Program, 2003-04