Department of Sociology

Pamela Paxton Receives 2015 Holleran Steiker Award

Wed, December 16, 2015
Pamela Paxton Receives 2015 Holleran Steiker Award
The University of Texas at Austin

Pamela Paxton received the 2015 Holleran Steiker Award for Creative Student Engagement, "for her dedication to learning and her innovation in teaching for the signature course program." The School of Undergraduate Studies gives the Holleran Steiker Award every year to the instructor of a signature course with the strongest reviews from his or her students.

Pamela Paxton's signature course, UGS 303 - Philanthropy: The Power of Giving, examines the history and current state of American giving and volunteering, American giving from a comparative perspective, the causes and consequences of philanthropy, and how to evaluate charitable programs.

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