Professor Stephanie Kerschbaum Honored with National Mentoring Award

Submitted by Anis Bawarshi on
Photograph of Stephanie Kerschbaum

Professor Stephanie Kerschbaum has been honored with the 2021 Lisa Ede Mentoring Award from the Coalition of Feminist Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition. Professor Kerschbaum recently joined the Department of English as faculty member and director of the Expository Writing Program from the University of Delaware.

The Lisa Ede Mentoring Award was established in 2015 as a biennial award to recognize an individual or group with a career-record of mentorship, including formal and informal advising of students and colleagues; leadership in campus, professional, and/or local communities; and other activities that align with the overall mission and goals of the Coalition. As a career award, it honors those individual mentors or mentoring teams who demonstrate a breadth, depth, and longevity of mentoring that is guided by a feminist ethos of caring and care.

Congratulations Professor Kerschbaum on this prestigious and well deserved recognition!

You can read more about the award and about Professor Kerschbaum's transformational mentoring on the Coalition of Feminist Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition website.