Department of Classics

Professor Moore wins Language Teaching Excellence Award

Thu, March 15, 2012
Professor Moore wins Language Teaching Excellence Award

Garlands of mountain laurel to Professor Tim Moore, who has been named this year's winner of the Foreign Language Teaching Excellence Award for faculty instructors.

The award, sponsored by the Texas Language Center, recognizes the special array of talents required for teaching foreign languages - dead or alive, spoken, sung, or signed. The recipient is selected annually by the Center's Advisory Committee from instructors nominated by their students. Prof. Moore is being honored especially for his outstanding teaching of first-year Greek (GK 506).

Prof. Moore has taught at UT for over twenty years. He has held visiting appointments at the University of Colorado, Harvard, and Bochum University, and fellowships from the Alexand von Humboldt Foundation, the American Academy in Rome, the Loeb Classical Library Foundation, the Mellon Foundation, and the University of Texas. His research interests encompass Greek and Roman comedy, ancient music, ancient historiography, and the classical tradition. A past President of the Texas Classical Association (1994-6), he has served as Department Chair (2002–04), Undergraduate Advisor and Honors Advisor (2006-10), and Faculty Advisor for the campus chapter (Gamma Sigma) of Eta Sigma Phi, the national honors societhy for students of Greek and/or Latin.

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