|Click on the linked names to read the
citation and response from that year's award ceremony.
|2013||John G. Van Hoesen, Green Mountain College|
|2012||Kathleen D. Surpless, Trinity University in San Antonio|
|2011||Natalie Bursztyn, Bakersfield College|
|2010||Michael C. Rygel, State University of New York at Potsdam|
|2009||Laura Guertin, Penn State Brandywine|
|2008||Karen M. Kortz, Community College of Rhode Island|
|2007||Joe T. Elkins, Bowling Green State University|
|2006||Gary S. Solar, Buffalo State College|
|2005||Joel L. Pederson, Utah State University|
|2004||Gregory S. Hancock, William and Mary College|
|2003||Linda A. Reinen, Pomona College|
|2002||Karen Harpp, Colgate University|
|2001||Eric Grosfils, Pomona College|
|2000||Carol de Wet, Franklin & Marshall College|
|1999||Christopher M. Bailey, College of William and Mary|
|1998||John J. Field, Western Washington University|
|1997||Parvinder Sethi, Radford University|
|1996||Jonathan Levy, Miami University|
|1995||Barbara M. Manner, Duguesne University|
|1994||Allen J. Dennis, University of South Carolina-Aiken Campus|
|1993||David N. Douglass, Pasadena City College|
|1992||Heather MacDonald, College of William and Mary|
Biggs Award for Excellence in Earth Science Teaching
Nomination Deadline: 1 February
To nominate, please complete this form.
The Biggs Award, which recognizes innovative and effective teaching of earth science among early career faculty, is the Geoscience Education Division’s Named Award. Earth science instructors and faculty from all academic institutions engaged in undergraduate education, who have been teaching full-time for 10 years or less are eligible. Part-time teaching is not counted in the 10 years. Nominees may self-nominate for this award.
An award of $750 is made possible as a result of support from the Donald and Carolyn Biggs Fund, the GSA Geoscience Education Division, and GSA's Education & Outreach Programs. An additional travel reimbursement of up to $500 is available to the recipient to attend the award presentation at the GSA annual meeting.