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Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching

Teaching Medal Award Winner

Reese Jones, headshot

Reece Jones
Manoa

Reece Jones is an associate professor and Graduate Chair in the Department of Geography, College of Social Sciences, at UH Manoa

He teaches courses that “traverse human geography through the economic, political, national, cultural, environmental and contemporary.”

Jones received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

His students say he brings enormous enthusiasm to his teaching and demonstrates deep respect for his students. One student said Jones’ teaching style created “the most dramatic change in perspective and understanding of the world by any individual course.”

The Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching is awarded by the Board of Regents as tribute to faculty members who exhibit an extraordinary level of subject mastery and scholarship, teaching effectiveness and creativity and personal values that benefit students. The board also awards the Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Research.

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2012

Tod Aeby, headshot
Tod Aeby
Manoa
Linda Furuto, headshot
Linda Furuto
West O‘ahu
Floyd McCoy, headshot
Floyd McCoy
Windward
Veronica Ogata, headshot
Veronica Ogata
Kapi‘olani
Kay Ono, headshot
Kay Ono
Leeward
Kathryn Sims, headshot
Kathryn Sims
Hawai‘i
John Zuern, headshot
John Zuern
Manoa