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Award Winners for Faculty Convocation 2009
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Thomas W. Briggs Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award
Fred Albertson

Dr. Fred Albertson received his BA in History and Classical Civilization at the University of California, Irvine and his MA and PhD in Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology at Bryn Mawr College. Dr. Albertson teaches a variety of courses, from “Introduction to Art,” to upper-division classes in Greek and Roman art and graduate seminars in art historical methodologies. He is a previous recipient of the University of Memphis Distinguished Teaching Award and the Faculty Advisor Award from the College of Communication and Fine Arts. In 2002 Professor Albertson was honored by the National Association for General and Liberal Studies with their Distinguished Faculty Award, citing his commitment to curriculum development and the General Education program at the University of Memphis.

His published works have appeared in journals and monographs not only in the United States, but also in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, and Syria. He served as the Margo Tytus Visiting Scholar in the Department of Classics at the University of Cincinnati in 2004. Dr. Albertson was the recipient of the Rome Prize, the Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Classical Studies and Archaeology at the American Academy in Rome in 1995-1996.

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