Katherine West Scheil

College of Liberal Arts

Award Year
University Award
Distinguished Teachers Graduate and Professional
Section B

, Location 45

Katherine West Scheil teaches innovative graduate courses to bring students into active conversation with the most urgent, cutting-edge topics in the Humanities. As Director of Graduate Studies in English for five years, she spearheaded new initiatives to enhance teaching;, significantly increased resources for student research support, and launched a program of professional development. Her awareness of the challenges and pleasures of graduate education motivates her to inspire students by teaching, mentoring, and empowering them to grow and excel in their intellectual pursuits.