Model of mentoring

The Graduate Student Senate (GSS) in Arts & Sciences held its 10th annual Outstanding Faculty Mentor awards ceremony and reception April 15 at the Danforth University Center. Receiving the awards for outstanding mentoring are (from left): Wayne Fields, Ph.D., the Lynne Cooper Harvey Distinguished Professor of English and American culture studies; Stephanie Kirk, Ph.D., assistant professor of Spanish, of women, gender and sexuality studies, and of comparative literature; James C. Morley, Ph.D., associate professor of economics; J. Dewey Holten, Ph.D., professor of chemistry; Angela L. Miller, Ph.D., professor of art history and archaeology, of comparative literature, of American culture studies, and of women, gender and sexuality studies; and James F. Spriggs, Ph.D., professor of political science. Not pictured is Mona Lena Krook, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science and of women, gender and sexuality studies. The awards are based on nominations by graduate students and designed to honor faculty members whose dedication to graduate students and commitment to excellence in graduate training have made a significant contribution to the quality of life and professional development of graduate students in Arts & Sciences. A list of 13 faculty receiving special recognition is on the GSS Web site at