Ann Waltner

College of Liberal Arts

Award Year
University Award
Distinguished Teachers Graduate and Professional
Section B

, Location 45

Ann Waltner has been a transformative mentor of graduate students for over thirty years. Her work has sustained intellectual bridges to China, and established the University’s presence in Asian history and Asian studies. Moreover she is also an innovator in interdisciplinary graduate training, has dramatically improved graduate funding in her department, and helped recruit and retain diverse graduate cohorts.