This annual award program was established to recognize individuals who have achieved excellence in the scholarship of teaching and learning as demonstrated through research that focuses on evidence-based teaching practices that promote UNLV students’ learning. The award recipient will receive a $2000 award and will be recognized at the UNLV Academic Achievement Awards Ceremony in April. The award is administered through the UNLV Faculty Center.
Anjala Krishen is a Professor and Director of MBA Programs in the Department of Marketing & International Business in the Lee Business School. Dr. Krishen has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rice University, and an M.S. Marketing, MBA, and Ph.D. from Virginia Tech and has published over 70 peer-reviewed papers in journals. She began research on teaching and learning with studies on creativity and motivation in the classroom. Her findings show that student creativity enhances group motivation. A related stream of pedagogical research shows there are benefits to an intersectional, diverse, and inclusive knowledge creation framework.
Krishen has graciously agreed to share her award packet as an example of a winning submission. Please contact the Faculty Center to obtain a copy.