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Lecturer of the Year

Good lecturers are at the heart of good education. Lecturers enthuse and inspire students. To put the lecturer in the spotlight, the students of the Central Student Council and ASVA Student Union organize the annual UvA Lecturer of the Year award.

Motivated nominations

In the video, students and staff motivate their nomination for UvA Lecturer of the Year 2022.

  • Lecturer of the Year 2022 per faculty
    M. (Milio) van de Kamp

    M. (Milio) van de Kamp

    Lecturer of the Year 2022 at Faculty of Social- and Behavioural Sciences

    Milio van de Kamp is a junior lecturer at the University of Amsterdam. According to students, he is funny, passionate and really cares about his students. They students notice a nice and safe atmosphere in his lectures and feel seen and heard. Students prais him for his program "Baanbrekers", a group for first generation students at the University of Amsterdam. This program focuses on talent development and space is given to feel at home. Van de Kamp is a hardworking teacher gives a lot of attention to his students to get the best out of them.

    Dr Ir Erik J. Bekkers

    Dr Ir Erik J. Bekkers

    Lecturer of the Year 2022 at the Faculty of Science

    Dr Erik Bekkers teaches Geometric Deep Learning in the Machine Learning Lab at the UvA. According to students, he is a talented lecturer who knows an awful lot about his field. He knows how to clearly convey this to his students in his well-prepared and structured lectures. He communicates well with his students and they can always come to him with questions. In addition, his clear explanatory videos on YouTube are a fantastic addition of high quality, which is inspiring for online education.

    Dr mr V. (Vassilis) Dafnomilis

    Dr mr V. (Vassilis) Dafnomilis

    Lecturer of the Year 2022 at Amsterdam Law School

    Dr Vassilis Dafnomilis is both lecturer and academic coordinator at the Amsterdam Law School. According to his students, he has a special talent for tackling difficult course material, making them fun and understandable. Students prais him because he is friendly, has a lot of humor and is enthusiastic. This enthusiasm ignites students. He takes the time for them and is always there for all students.

    Dr M.N. (Mohammad) Nasiri

    Dr M.N. (Mohammad) Nasiri

    Lecturer of the Year 2022 at the Faculty of Economics and Business

    Dr Mohammad Nasiri is assistant professor in the Strategy & International Business department. Students prais him for his efforts to help everyone where he can and because he is always ready for the student. He prepares his lectures extremely well and if you have a question, he does everything he can to answer it. According to his students, he is also very funny, respectful and very inspiring.

    Dr C.P. (Colin) Sterling

    Dr C.P. (Colin) Sterling

    Lecturer of the Year 2022 at Faculty of Humanities

    Dr Colin Sterling teaches in "Memory and Museums" at the University of Amsterdam. Students prais him because he involves everyone in his lectures and is very interested. His students get the study material explained very clearly in his lectures. When something is not clear, he takes his time with his students until everyone understands. According to student, you can easily ask him questions, considering this lecturer is very open and enthusiastic.

    Dr J. (Jan) Aten

    Dr J. (Jan) Aten

    Lecturer of the Year 2022 at Faculty of Medicine

    Dr Jan Aten teaches in Pathology at the Bachelor of Medicine. With his teaching of pathology, students say he has inspired them to look at the world with a different perspective. In lectures, he takes a dedicated approach, always making free time for his students. He is friendly and is a real support to his students. Students prais him because he is a structured lecturer who explains everything in great detail, with great patience and enthusiasm.

    B.G.J.R. (Bernardus) Aan de Stegge

    Lecturer of the Year 2022 at Faculty of Dentistry (ACTA)

    The Faculty of Dentistry (ACTA) organized a seperate election. Bernardus Aan de Stegge was nominated Lecturer of the Year 2022 at ACTA. See the post of the FSR ACTA about the announcement here.

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