2019 Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentoring

Special shout out and congratulations to our very own Leela Prasad, recipient of the 2019 Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentoring!!! Congratulations! :)


January 14, 2019

The Graduate School has announced the recipients of its 2019 Dean's Awards recognizing outstanding efforts in mentoringteaching, and creating an inclusive environmentfor graduate education at Duke. The recipients will be honored at a ceremony on Wednesday, March 27.

Here's a look at this year's recipients. Profiles on the winners will be posted closer to the award ceremony.


  • Megan Mullin, Associate Professor of Environmental Politics in the Division of Environmental Sciences and Policy Environmental Science
  • Jennifer West, Fitzpatrick Family University Professor of Engineering
  • Leigh Ann Simmons, Associate Professor in the School of Nursing
  • Leela Prasad, Associate Professor of Religious Studies