Congratulations to our very own Kerry Greer who is one of the recipients of this year’s 2019-2020 UBC Killam Teaching Prize for her excellence in teaching as part of the UBC Department of Sociology. Kerry was nominated for this award due to her outstanding achievement as a teacher, and is no doubt a reflection of her enthusiasm for teaching and commitment to her students.
Kerry Greer is the Undergraduate Chair and an Instructor in the Department of Sociology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Born and raised in rural upstate New York, she attended university at the University of Portland (Oregon) earning a B.A. in Philosophy, an M.S. in Sociology at Portland State University, and a Ph.D. in Sociology from Indiana University. Kerry puts the needs of students at the forefront of her learning, on top of organizing and participating in a multitude of additional department programs and events, such as the Sociology Peer Tutoring Program and the climate strike protest to name a few.
For more information on the Killam Teaching Award, click here