English Assoc. Professor Nadia Ellis Receives 2020 Distinguished Teaching Award

This message from the Chancellor's Office was emailed to the campus community on March 31, 2020. Nadia Ellis was a 2018 Global Urban Humanities-Townsend Fellow.

Dear Campus Community:

The Academic Senate’s Committee on Teaching is delighted to announce the recipients of the 61st Annual Distinguished Teaching Award (DTA) who are recognized for their inspiring and transformational teaching:

  • Nadia Ellis, English
  • Marla Feller, Molecular & Cell Biology
  • Alexander Paulin, Math
  • Brody Reiman, Art Practice

The extraordinary expertise, curiosity, and passion of this year’s recipients remind us that excellent teaching runs both deep and broad across Berkeley’s academic landscape. All students, faculty, and staff are invited to celebrate these remarkable teachers at a ceremony on August 26. More details to follow in the coming months.


Carol Christ

Oliver O'Reilly
Chair, Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate