Four professors honored with doctoral mentoring award

The Office of the Provost will honor four Pitt graduate faculty members with Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring Awards.

Each year, the University awards up to four faculty members for outstanding mentoring of five or more graduate students seeking a research doctorate degree. The honor includes a $2,500 cash prize and recognition at an annual awards ceremony, which will take place at 3 p.m. March 29 in the Lower Lounge of the William Pitt Union.

Winners are nominated by fellow faculty, current graduate students and alumni. This year’s winners are:

  • Catherine Bender, professor, School of Nursing

  • Maria Brooks, professor of epidemiology and biostatistics, School of Public Health

  • Daniel Mossé, professor, associate dean for professional graduate programs and interim chair of the Department of Computer Science, School of Computing and Information

  • Daniel Shaw, distinguished professor of psychology, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences