Employee Achievement Awards

Recognizing excellence

FASS Employee Achievement Awards recognize the dedication and hard work of FASS employees including staff, continuing faculty and temporary instructors (teaching assistants, sessional instructors, and term teaching and research faculty) in our collective service to the arts, humanities and social sciences and to our communities.

2020/2021 winners

  • Individual work performance: Abdul Zahir, School of Criminology & Anne Marie Barrett, Department of Gerontology
  • Team award: 
    • Department of Indigenous Studies - Phil Cunningham, Brett Romans, Shagufta Saddiq, Aman Chandi 
    • FASS Advisors - Meghan Grant, Rachel Chiang, Elisa Herrell, Tracey Sherwood, Toyosi Bamgboye, Rosaline Baik, Claire de Lisser, Allen Yee, Emily Co, Gabriel Sauro, Morgan Jeffery, Azam Bhatti, Anthea Pasin, Kathryn Ward, Hélène Pouliot, Rachelle Hiebert, Roberta Neilson, Anne Marie Barrett, Tessa Wright, Katie Nordgren, Lorraine Yam, Phil Cunningham, Ellen Yap, Aleks Besan, Terrence Yang, Elda Hajdarovac, Rita Parmar, Laura Bologea, Brian Chand, Maria Hamilton
  • Teaching assistant or tutor marker: Beau Wallbridge, Department of Psychology & Violeta Dima, Department of Political Science
  • Sessional instructor: Dr. Sherrie Atwood, Department of Psychology
  • Term Teaching or Research Faculty: Dr. Leanne Roderick, Urban Studies Program and Department of Geography & Dr. Lesley Schimanski, Department of Psychology
  • Changemaker: Gladys We, FASS Dean's Office

Past Winners


  • Lifetime contributions: Malcolm Toms, Manager, Network Operations

  • Individual work performance: Eliza So, Undergraduate Program Assistant, Political Science

  • Teaching assistant or tutor marker: Anthony Nguyen, Philosophy

  • Sessional instructor: Nicole Muir, Psychology

  • Limited term instructor: Mark Deggan, World Literature


  • Lifetime contributions: Anita Turner, Psychology

  • Individual work performance: Roberta Neilson, Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies 

  • Teaching assistant or tutor marker: Thomas Vigié, Economics

  • Sessional instructor: Charmaine Perkins, Criminology

  • Term Teaching or Research Faculty: Clare McGovern, Political Science

  • Changemaker: Genevieve Fuji Johnson, Political Science

Nominations for 2021 FASS Employee Achievement Awards are now closed.

Please check back later for details regarding the 2022 nomination period.