Congratulations to Professor Mairi Cowan!
Congratulations to Mairi Cowan, winner of the 2017-2018 E. A. Robinson Teaching Excellence Award for Senior Faculty!
Professor Cowan is a historian of the late medieval and early modern world, with specializations in the social and religious histories of Scotland and New France. She also conducts pedagogical research on how best to teach and learn history at the elementary, secondary, and postsecondary levels. In her courses offered through the Department of Historical Studies and in the utmONE Scholars seminars, Professor Cowan focusses on guiding students through authentic historical problems while helping them to develop the skills they need to discover, understand, and engage with the human past in a historically responsible way.