Priestley Teaching Prize
Edward P. O'Brien
The Priestley Prize for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching in Chemistry is awarded annually to a faculty member in the Chemistry Department for excellence in undergraduate chemistry instruction. The winner receives a plaque and a cash prize of $5000.
Nominations for the award are accepted at any time. The list of eligible faculty and the details of the nomination and selection process are summarized on a separate page. To submit a nomination please fill out the web nomination form.
The Priestley Prize was established in 2002 to recognize the best undergraduate teachers in the Chemistry Department as measured by the increase in learning and enthusiasm for the subject by the students in chemistry courses. The past winners are presented below.