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Ethnic Studies professor Dr. Cheney was awarded the Tykeson Teaching Award for 2018

On April 24, Dr. Charise Cheney was awarded the 2018 Tykeson Teaching Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching, on behalf of the University of Oregon’s College of Arts and Sciences.

Dr. Cheney has been a faculty member since 2009, having served as an academic advisor as well as teaching numerous courses within the Ethnic Studies Department. The department has nine core faculty members.

On Tuesday afternoon, Phil Scher, Divisional Dean for Social Sciences, surprised Cheney during her Intro to African American Studies class.

Read more here in the Daily Emerald article.

Read more here in the Around the O article.


Read the latest of Dr. Cheney’s published work, an article about the Brown vs. Board of Education here:

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