HSSU Professor of Sociology receives 2009 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award

November 16, 2008 · Print This Article

The Emerson Excellence Committee selected HSSU Professor of Sociology Dr. John Burke as a 2009 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Awardee. 
“I am honored to be recognized by the institution,” said Dr. Burke. “I also have come to find that, for me, being a good teacher is like 
being a part of an improvisation group. Having the student as an active part of the process both helps to engage them in the endeavor, and it challenges me to be ready to incorporate their perspective into the topics that I am trying to present.”

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