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Stanford Report, June 20, 2001
Graduate students honored with Centennial awards

Thirty-seven graduate students in the schools of Humanities and Sciences, Engineering, and Earth Sciences received the Centennial Teaching Assistant Awards on June 16. The Centennial prizes were established in 1989 by then Dean of Humanities and Sciences Ewart Thomas to recognize the vital role teaching assistants play in teaching and learning at Stanford. The teaching assistants each receive a certificate and a $500 prize.

The outstanding teaching assistants, who were chosen by their departments, follow:

School of Humanities and Sciences

Lalaie Ameeriar, cultural and social anthropology; Louis Ayala, public policy; Liz Bandy, communication; Alison Bidwell, anthropological sciences; Charly Coleman, history;

Esmeralda Duarte, Spanish and Portuguese; Giovanni Facchini, economics; Jenn Fishman, English; Kelly Freidenfelds, cultural and social anthropology; Candy Guzman, Spanish and Portuguese;

Foong Janice Kam, Asian languages; David McKercher, linguistics; Alex Meadows, mathematics; Lisa Moore, biological sciences; Teresa Pellinen-Chavez, English;

Dana Rowland, mathematics; Kelly Russell, economics; Josh Sabloff, mathematics; Slavi Slavov, economics; Dylan Small, statistics;

Michiko Suzuki, Asian languages; Robin Valenza, English; Greg Watkins, religious studies; Heather Webb, French and Italian; Telory Williamson, drama.

Earth Sciences

Morgan Brown, geophysics; Andrea Fildani, Trayle Kulshan and Michael Schultz, geological and environmental sciences; Whitney Smith and Karen Hyun, earth systems.


Jeremy Bricker, Robert Canales, Seth Guikema, Michael Jewett, Heidy Maldonado and Vincent Terrapon.