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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
April 19, 2014
Canadian Excellence

Faculty of Arts Teaching Scholar Award

This annual award recognizes teaching excellence of members within the Faculty of Arts who integrate teaching and scholarly research.

2013 Recipient


Sara Matthews' research explores ways in which people deal with trauma due to war and social conflict. Her students are constantly challenged to confront and understand these disturbing realities and to reflect deeply on their local and global learning experience. Matthews encourages her students to become engaged in the process of learning as an active and purposeful series of encounters, ideas and exchanges.