Research Spotlight: Dr. Lance Svehla honored with Outstanding Teacher Award

Department of English faculty member, Dr. Lance Svehla, will be recognized among state educators in the December issue of Ohio Magazine.

Each year, Ohio Magazine selects awardees nominated for their teaching excellence, professional development, commitment to students outside of the classroom and distinction in the academic community.

Svehla, as associate professor, has taught both regular and Honors sections of English composition courses, and an Honors colloquium, in addition to a range of upper division and graduate English courses. He has been successful in securing more than $270,000 in Early English Composition Assessment Programs Grants and Ohio WINS Grants from the Ohio Board of Regents. In spring 2011, UA named Svehla an Outstanding Teacher.