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Nicole Aljoe Winner of Outstanding Teaching Award

Congratulations to Nicole Aljoe, Associate Professor of English and WGSS executive committee member! Professor Aloje was recently awarded Northeastern’s Outstanding Teaching Award in the Tenure/Tenure-Track category. Her citation is below. Please join us in celebrating this achievement!


Nicole Aljoe, Department of English. With this award, the committee recognizes Professor Aljoe’s commitment to providing students rich experiential learning opportunities, particularly in the context of the Early Caribbean Digital Archive and the cultural and intellectual history of African-Americans in Boston; her ability to reflect carefully on her teaching and to listen thoughtfully to her students; her close and effective mentorship of graduate students; her excellent reviews from students at all levels; and her contributions to undergraduate program development. As her nominator wrote, “Professor Aljoe is opening our students’ minds and opening doors for them as well. Her works as a teacher is vital to many of the core initiatives of the department and college, including experiential education, global cultures, inclusion and diversity, digital humanities, and community engagement.”

Denise Garcia, Department of Political Science & International Affairs Program was the other winner in the Tenure/Tenure-Track category.

Other winners included Laurie Edwards, Department of English and Writing Program (Full-time Non-Tenure Track); Krista Larsen, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Part-Time); and Matthew Cohen, Department of Political Science (Graduate Student).

 Read more about the awards and other winners here. Congratulations, all! 

Published On: December 16, 2016 |
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