Matthew Clair wins the university-wide Gores teaching award.

Matthew Clair

Matthew Clair, an assistant professor of sociology, is honored for his engagement with and advising of students that demystifies the academy and makes students feel comfortable and confident.

He is recognized for his serious approach to teaching – providing students researched and carefully composed answers to their questions, drawing students into deeper engagement with the material – and for his ability to inspire students to ask questions and interact with one another.