Wendy Domjan receives 2013 President's Teaching Award
Posted: March 18, 2013
Wendy I. Domjan, Distinguished Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology, has won the 2013 President's Teaching Award. The $5,000 award recognizes excellence in undergraduate education in the core curriculum. Winners must also have been involved in curriculum reform and educational innovation. Recipients of the award will be honored with a banquet.
Dr. Domjan received her Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1977. She joined the faculty of the Psychology Department of The University of Texas at Austin as an assistant professor. She is now a Senior Lecturer in psychology and the Assistant Director of the Plan II Honors Program. She has taught for the Psychology Department, Plan II Honors, Liberal Arts Honors, the Gateway Program and University Extension, both in evening and online classes. She is the recipient of the Chad Oliver Teaching Award from Plan II; The Harry Ransom Teaching Award and the Raymond Dickson Teaching Fellowship from the College of Liberal Arts; and is the first recipient of the Psychology Department’s Distinguished Teaching Award. Her most recent teaching interests have focused on the psychology of religion, the psychology of fundamentalism and the psychology of hope and virtue.