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The Luther W. and Bernice L. Thompson Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes a faculty member who has come to Gettysburg within the past several years and whose teaching is recognized as outstanding by faculty colleagues.  Each year, after a careful review of the teaching of all recent candidates for tenure, the Faculty Personnel Committee recommends one faculty member to receive the Thompson Teaching Award.  The recipients of this merited award are listed below.

2017 Award Winner


Linus Mabughi Nyiwul 
Rising Associate Professor of Economics and Africana Studies



2016 Award Winner

Yeon_SueYeon-Su Kim
Associate Professor, Sunderman Conservatory of Music




2015 Award Winner

Radost Rangelova
Associate Professor of Spanish



2014 Award Winner

Shelli Frey
Associate Professor of Chemistry



2013 Award Winner

Timothy Funk
Associate Professor of Chemistry



2012 Award Winner

Yasemin Akbaba
Associate Professor of Political Science