ASA/HEA Teaching Prize 2012 awarded to Dr Cathrine Degnen

The Association of Social Anthropologists (ASA) and the Higher Education Academy (HEA) National Award for Excellence in Teaching Anthropology 2012 has been awarded to Dr Cathrine Degnen.


  • The prize is awarded to an individual, or team, who in the view of the panel has contributed the most to the positive learning experience of students in Anthropology in the current academic year.
  • Criteria on nominations and awards, refer to the UK Professional Standards Framework (UK PSF) for teaching and supporting learning. This document is available on the HEA web site


Guidelines for submission for the prize were:


•positive contributions to learning and teaching

•use of innovative teaching strategies

•meeting the needs of the diverse student population

•sharing of good teaching practice with colleagues

•stimulating independent learning and critical thinking  

Dr Cathrine Degnen
Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology

published on: 15th March 2012