Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award
David Springer receives his 2003 award for Outstanding Graduate Teaching
from Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies Victoria Rodríguez
DAVID W. SPRINGER, Associate Professor in the School of Social Work, received his bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees from Florida State University. He has been a member of the UT faculty since 1997, and has served on twelve dissertation committees, chairing or co-chairing five of those committees. In recognition of his quality teaching, Dr. Springer was selected by students for the 1999 Texas Exes Teaching Excellence Award and has been nominated by the School of Social Work for several other teaching awards.
Dr. Springer's students frequently cite his ability to promote critical thinking and inspire curiosity, and describe his teaching as being passionate, dynamic, hands-on, and challenging.