School for the Study of Canada
CUPE 3908-1 Award for Excellence in Teaching (2021)
Mike Perry, an instructor with the School for the Study of Canada, is recognized for having a strong, positive impact on student learning through his engaging class activities and concern for students’ success. During class activities, Professor Perry demonstrates his extensive knowledge of and passion for the law, and his seminars frequently feature distinguished guest speakers, allowing students to understand the field and the people in it, and apply course concepts to discussions of contemporary issues in law and politics. Students appreciate Professor Perry’s interest in their intellectual and professional development, which he cultivates through individual meetings with each student, as well as his empathetic concern for their well-being and comfort throughout the course. Professor Perry will be honoured for his contributions to teaching and learning at Trent’s Celebration of Excellence.
- Award for Excellence in Teaching Assistance (2016-2017)
In receiving the Award for Excellence in Teaching Assistance, Mike Perry, a Teaching Assistant in Canadian Studies, was recognized for his enthusiasm, passion, and commitment to supporting student learning and success, and for his dedication to both teaching and learning from his students. He was celebrated as being highly regarded by his students for creating dynamic, positive, and comfortable learning environments that stimulate critical thinking and engage students in discussions about the implications and consequences of Canadian historical events.