REACH Award winner - Brian Starzomski

Excellence in Graduate Student Supervision and Mentorship: Brian Starzomski, Environmental Studies.

“I love working with graduate students”—so begins Brian Starzomski’s statement of teaching. Starzomski is described by his students and colleagues as an exceptional teacher, mentor and academic leader in the flourishing field of environmental studies. His patience, generosity and gentle leadership create a context where hard work, deep critical engagement and respect for current knowledge and emerging questions are paramount. Students value his commitment to listening, his accessibility and principled feedback. He sets high standards for research communication, offers support for students to develop their skills and then, with unfailing willingness, “acts as a cheerleader” to ensure their success in find fulfilling postgraduate careers.

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