Nominees must be full-time graduate faculty at Boise State University who have successfully mentored graduate students at the master’s or doctoral level. Winners of the Boise State Graduate College Excellence in Graduate Mentoring Award will not be eligible again for three academic years. Graduate faculty who have received honorable mention in previous years are eligible for the award nomination again.
The Boise State Graduate College Excellence in Graduate Mentoring Award is designed to recognize and celebrate the considerable efforts of faculty who consistently serve as effective mentors and to encourage and promote a culture of mentorship across the university.
Each year, the Graduate College will provide two graduate mentoring awards and two honorable mentions. Recipients of the graduate mentoring award will each receive an award of $1,000.
2021 Excellence in Graduate Mentoring Award
Trevor Caughlin, Ph.D.
Department of Biological Sciences
Nominated by: Jennifer Forbey, Ph.D., Andrii Zaiats and Cristina Barber
Clare Fitzpatrick, Ph.D.
Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering
Nominated by: Tyler Brown, Ph.D. and Vahid Malbouby
Julianne Wenner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum, Instruction & Foundational Studies
Nominated By: Leslie Atkins Elliott, Ph.D. and Sarah Lausch
John Bieter, Ph.D.
Director, University Foundations and Professor, Department of History
Nominated By: David Walker, Ph.D. and Gregory LeDonne
- Aida Midgett, Department of Counselor Education
- Kristin Snopkowski, Department of Anthropology
- Tyler Brown, Department of Kinesiology
- Cynthia Curl, Department of Community & Environmental Health
2019 Award Recipients
- Sole Pera, Department of Computer Science
- Brady Udall, Department of Theater, Film and Creative Writing