August 11, 2013
Mary Dalton and Evan Smith (Newhouse School at Syracuse University) are joint recipients of the 2013 University Film and Video Association Teaching Award, which was presented on Aug. 3 at Chapman University in Orange, Calif.
Dalton is a professor of communication and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies at Wake Forest.
The University Film & Video Association Teaching Award was established to recognize and reward excellence in instruction, teaching, and learning within the organization.
Dalton was introduced with the following: “This year’s honoree was a founding member of the UFVA Teaching Committee. She has published numerous journal articles on pedagogical theory. She is a valued member of the Wake Forest University community where she has put her pedagogical ideas into practice for the benefit of countless students. She is recognized for playing a formative role in the advancement of pedagogical theory and practice amongst her colleagues and for her leadership and participation in the University Film & Video Association.”