Outstanding Professor 2019

Image of Dr. Warren CariouDr. Warren Cariou
Department of English, Theatre, Film & Media

The Outstanding Professor Award is awarded annually by the Faculty of Arts to a Professor who has demonstrated outstanding teaching, excellence in research and who has an exemplary record of service. This year's winner, Dr. Warren Cariou, Professor,  Department of English, Theatre, Film & Media, has gone above and beyond in all of these areas. Dr. Cariou is a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Narrative, Community and Indigenous Cultures and is the Director of the Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture (CCWOC). Dr. Cariou is described by his colleagues as an "immensely respected, accomplished, and sought-after literary scholar.”  He is a respected member on committees for the Department of English, Theatre, Film & Media and the Department of Native Studies, and participates in the Faculty of Arts Equity and Human Rights Committee and the Steering Committee for CCWOC. In addition to these committees, Dr. Cariou has a role on the Executive of the Canadian Consortium for Performance and Politics in the Americas and is the inaugural President of the Indigenous Literary Studies Association. Dr. Cariou “excels as a respected scholar, innovative educator and respected and innovative thinker who develops effective courses and builds his department, the Faculty of Arts, and the University of Manitoba as a centre for Indigenous knowledge and practice.”

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