MLL Receives Both 2019 Jefferson Faculty Awards


MLL is honored to have received both of the 2019 Jefferson Faculty Awards. Silvia Tandeciarz, Chair of MLL and Professor of Hispanic Studies, is the recipient of the Thomas Jefferson Award, and Jennifer Gülly, Senior Lecturer and MLL Associate Chair of Departmental Affairs, has received the Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award. The award ceremony took place… Read More

Jennifer Gully receives the 2019 Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award

Jennifer Gülly

Jennifer Gully, Senior Lecturer of German, received the 2019 Jefferson Teaching Award at a ceremony on January 31. The Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award is a tribute to several members of the faculty who influenced and encouraged Thomas Jefferson. The award is intended to recognize today’s teachers on the faculty. It is made annually to a younger… Read More

Silvia Tandeciarz receives the 2019 Thomas Jefferson Award

Silvia Tandeciarz

Silvia Tandeciarz, Chair of Modern Languages & Literatures and Professor of Hispanic Studies, received the 2019 Jefferson Award at a ceremony on January 31. The Thomas Jefferson Award is given each year to a member of the William & Mary family for significant service through his or her personal activities, influence and leadership. Read about Prof…. Read More

Riofrio honored with Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award

John 'Rio' Riofrio
Assistant Professor in Hispanic Studies

[Original story by Cortney Langley; for Prof. Riofrio’s remarks upon acceptance of the award during Charter Day, February 6, 2015, click here] To John Riofrio, the day a student walked out of his class in frustration represents as large a teaching victory as the day a quiet conversation led another one to remain in William &… Read More

Teresa Longo to receive Thomas Jefferson Award

Teresa Longo will receive the Thomas Jefferson Award at William & Mary's Charter Day ceremony on Feb. 8. The award is presented to a person who "has demonstrated a deep devotion and outstanding service to the College and whose life, character and influence on the College exemplify the principles of Thomas Jefferson."
Photo by Stephen Salpukas

Story by Erin Zagursky Ask Dean for Educational Policy Teresa Longo about her devotion to William & Mary, and she will humbly tell you that she is by no means an exception to the rule. “The people that are at William & Mary are just amazing,” she said. “In the dean’s office in particular, the… Read More

Jefferson Teaching Award for 2008: Alexander Prokhorov


Alexander Prokhorov is Associate Professor of Russian and Film Studies at College of William and Mary. His research interests include Russian visual culture, genre theory, and film history. He is the author of Inherited Discourse: Paradigms of Stalinist Culture in Literature and Cinema of the Thaw (Akademicheskii proekt, 2007) and the editor of Springtime for… Read More

Jefferson Teaching Award for 1996: Teresa Longo


Teresa Longo is a faculty member in Modern Languages and Literatures and the Dean for Educational Policy at the College of William and Mary. She teaches Local/Global Issues, Masterworks, Issues in Mexican Culture and Urban Images. She works on the relationship between Latin America and the United States as it is articulated and negotiated through… Read More

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