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Christine L. Williams, Chair CLA 3.306, Mailcode A1700, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-232-6300

Dr. Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez Receives Women's and Gender Studies Gilbert Teaching Excellence Award

Posted: May 14, 2012
Dr. Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez (left) with Sociology Chair Dr. Christine Williams (right)

Dr. Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez (left) with Sociology Chair Dr. Christine Williams (right)

Dr. Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez was presented with the Lucia, John, and Melissa Gilbert Teaching Excellence Award honoring her outstanding record of undergraduate and graduate teaching in Women's and Gender Studies courses. One award is given each year, alternating between non-tenured faculty members (Assistant Professor or Lecturer) and tenured faculty members (Associate or Full Professor). Dr. Gonzalez-Lopez is well known for her compassionate mentoring of Sociology graduate students and for her research in the areas of gender and sexuality. Congratulations for this well-deserved award!

In addition to receiving recognition for her outstanding contribution to undergraduate and graduate mentoring and teaching, Dr. Gonzalez-Lopez's graduate student, Lorena Siller, received the 2012 Women’s and Gender Studies MA Thesis Award. Lorena recently finished her MA Thesis "Ni Domésticas Ni Putas: Sexual Harassment in the Lives of Female Household Workers in Monterrey, Nuevo León" under the supervision of Dr. Gonzalez-Lopez and will be graduating in May 2012.

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