Douglas Flamming, professor in the School of History and Sociology, has been invited to join the Fall 2020 Hesburgh Award Teaching Fellows program.
The Hesburgh Award Teaching Fellows experience, developed in Georgia Tech's Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is designed to bring together mid-career and senior faculty who have demonstrated strength in the classroom and are interested in working on initiatives that further enhance student learning.
Flamming was previously recognized for his teaching with Georgia Tech's prestigious Geoffrey Eichholz Teaching Award. He is also a Guggenheim Fellow recognized for “demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.”
Flamming specializes in the social and political history of the United States since the Civil War and teaches a variety of courses including the History of the New South, the Industrial Revolution, the Vietnam War, and the U.S. History survey.
The CTL website notes that the by-invitationHesburgh program is an honor for those on campus who are already successful in their careers and who have the potential of providing leadership in teaching and learning to their colleagues as well. The Fellows develop teaching and learning projects to implement in their courses. They share these during Celebrating Teaching Day.
Previous Hesburgh faculty awardees in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts include Bill Winders in History and Sociology; Nora Cottille-Foley and Xiaoliang Li in Modern Languages; Narin Hassan and Michael Nitsche in Literature, Media, and Communication; Roberta Berry, Robert Kirkman, Julia Melkers, and Juan Rogers in Public Policy; and Peter Brecke, Vicki Birchfield, Adam Stulberg, and Alasdair Young in International Affairs. Some of the projects done by Hesburgh Fellows are highlighted on the CTL website.