Joseph H. Hazen Education Prize

The Joseph H. Hazen Education Prize is awarded in recognition of outstanding contributions to the teaching of history of science. Educational activities recognized by the award are to be construed in the broadest sense and should include but not be limited to the following: classroom teaching (K-12, undergraduate, graduate, or extended education), mentoring of young scholars, museum work, journalism, organization and administration of educational programs, influential writing, educational research, innovation in the methodology of instruction, preparation of pedagogical materials, or public outreach through non-print media. Nominations may be made by any HSS member and should include a curriculum vitae of the nominee, a statement of not more than 1000 words describing her or his educational contributions, and not more than two seconding letters. All nominations remain active for three years.

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Past Winners of the Hazen Education Prize

1998 Gerald Holton (Harvard University) and James Rutherford (AAAS)
1999 Liba Taub (Whipple Museum)
2000 Jane Maienschein (Arizona State University)
2001 Stephen Brush (University of Maryland)
2002 Robert A. Hatch (University of Florida)
2003 Paul L. Farber (Oregon State University)
2004 Falk Riess (Carl von Ossietzky University)
2005 Pamela Mack (Clemson University)
2006 Graeme Gooday (University of Leeds)
2007 Joe Cain (University College London)
2008 Sara Schechner (Harvard University)
2009 Frederick Gregory (University of Florida)
2010 Michael Matthews (University of New South Wales)
2011 Pamela Henson (Smithsonian Institution Archives)
2012 Vassiliki (Betty) Smocovitis (University of Florida)
2013 Peter Pesic (St. John’s College)
2014 Monica H. Green (Arizona State University)
2015 Sally Kohlstedt (University of Minnesota)
2016 Joan L. Richards (Brown University)