L&S Teaching Assistant Resources

Almost 70 percent of UW-Madison’s Teaching Assistants (TAs) teach within the College of Letters & Science. L&S TAs provide an important link between faculty and undergraduates through their diverse roles in undergraduate education.

Contact us

Campus Address
307 South Hall
1055 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706

Brian Bubenzer, Assistant Dean
Office: 307B South Hall
Phone: (608) 265-0603 
Fax: (608) 265-3565
Email: brian.bubenzer@wisc.edu

Tori Thompson Peters, Project Assistant
Phone: (608) 890-3850
Email: adminpa@ls.wisc.edu

2015 Campus-Wide TA Award Winners

The University of Wisconsin-Madison employs over 2,000 teaching assistants across a wide variety of disciplines. The contributions of TAs in the classroom, lab, studio and field are essential to the University’s education mission. In order to recognize excellence on the part of TAs across campus, each year the College of Letters & Science, with funding support from the Graduate School, administers awards for exceptional teaching.

The Campus-wide TA Awards Committee is happy to announce that the winners for this year’s awards are as follows. They will be joined by families, friends, colleagues, and the university administration at the award ceremony on February 26, 3-4 PM, at 911 Van Vleck Hall.

Early Excellence in Teaching Award

Merve Ozen, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Richard Sayanagi, Physics
Melissa Warner, Slavic Languages and Literature

Exceptional Service Award

Matteo Billeri, Italian
Catasha Davis, Journalism and Mass Communication
Jose Vergara, Slavic Languages and Literature

Innovation in Teaching Award

Alainya Kavaloski, English
Carl Sack, Geography
Adam Spencer, Finance
Andrew Winters, Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences

Capstone Ph.D. Teaching Award

Hayley Clatterbuck, Philosophy
Brian Harvey, Botany
Gabriella Monahova, Economics
Balázs Strenner, Mathematics

More information about L&S TA Awards.

Learn more about our awards, and how to nominate a great Teaching Assistant.