Senior Lecturer Heather Luea wins prestigious teaching award
Heather Luea, Senior Lecturer in Economics, is the 2021 winner for the Social Sciences of the University’s Harriet S. Gilliam Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. The Gilliam Award was established in 1995 in memory of Harriet S. Gilliam, B.A., 1966. The award recognizes a lecturer or senior lecturer who has achieved excellence in teaching undergraduates. Nominations are reviewed and ranked by student members of Phi Beta Kappa, after which the dean selects a winner. The award winner receives a cash award and an engraved Mississippi Julep pewter cup. We are so proud of Professor Luea, who is the Immersion Coordinator for our department as well as a popular teacher.