Maria J. Oreshkina, Ph.D.

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EXCELLENCE IN INTEGRATING MISSION AND JUSTICE INTO THE CURRICULUM

This award recognizes the efforts of a faculty member whose efforts to integrate diversity in the curriculum have enriched the students’ learning experiences.  Dr. Oreshkina ensures that her students approach disability “as a reality that is shaped by its context, social relationship and historical understanding of ability and disability. Her courses incorporate a broad mix of perspectives reflecting the richness of our pluralistic society. This award is a special recognition of Dr. Oreshkina’s efforts to ensure that when students leave the University, they will possess the competence, awareness, skills and insights required for successful participation in our pluralistic society.


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