Vinay Gidwani

Geography, Environment and Society
College of Liberal Arts
Twin Cities

Award Year
University Award
Distinguished Teachers Graduate and Professional

Section B, Location 45

Vinay Gidwani is Professor of Geography and Global Studies at the University of Minnesota. For the past 20 years Gidwani has made exceptional contributions to graduate education in GES, the CLA, and beyond. He has been an inspiring and highly effective graduate instructor and adviser, has been instrumental in developing and revising our graduate programs, and has enriched the intellectual life of graduate students across campus and across the discipline. Today, his former advisees hold prestigious faculty teaching and research positions in top universities around the world.