Dr. Ann Marie Ryan Recipient of 2012 Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching
The School of Education Awards Committee has selected Dr. Ann Marie Ryan as the 2012 Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award Recipient. Dr. Ryan received her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2004 and began her tenure at Loyola in 2004. She was promoted to Associate Professor in 2010. Dr. Ryan teaches courses in the undergraduate program in American Education and Secondary Methods: Social Studies. She teaches graduate level courses in Foundations of Curriculum and Instruction, Curriculum Theory, School Improvement and Curriculum Reform, Teaching and Learning in Urban Communities, American Higher Education, Secondary Methods: Social Studies, Instructional Methods for Diverse Populations, and Documentary Research Methods. Dr. Ryan’s teaching excellent is strongly evident in her course evaluations by students, the strong mentoring she provides to students and alumni, and in the support she received from current and past students who wrote letters on her behalf.