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The Teaching Awards are an opportunity for the Oxford University Students Union (OUSU) to celebrate tutors, lecturers, supervisors and support staff who go above and beyond their normal duties to deliver exceptionally excellent support to our students and are an important part of OUSU’s work on the academic experience at Oxford.

Teaching excellence in the social sciences

The award winners for 2017 in Social Sciences are:

Most Acclaimed Lecturer
Dr Siddarth Arora Early Career Fellow at Somerville College and the Mathematical Institute and lecturer for the Said Business School

Outstanding Tutor
Dr George BitsakakisDirector of Studies in Economics at St Benet’s Hall, Blackfriars and St Catherine’s College and Fellow of St Benet’s Hall

Outstanding Graduate Supervisor 
Professor Pamela Sammons
Senior Research Fellow, Jesus College; Professor of Education, Department of Education

Outstanding Pastoral Support
Dr Dev Gangjee
Associate Professor in Intellectual Property Law, Faculty of Law

Best Postgraduate Teacher
Allison Hartnett, DPhil Candidate, Politics and International Relations

Best Support Staff
Gary Jones, Caretaker at Queen Elisabeth House, Department of International Development