Sarah Ann Wells, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies, received in May 2018 by the Southern Cone Section of the Latin American Studies Association the award of the Best Book in the Humanities published in 2017 for her book Media Laboratories. More information about the award.
Ralph Grunewald, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies- Center for Law, Society and Justice, received the William H. Kiekhofer Teaching Award, is the first teaching award presented at the UW, designated for an L&S assistant professor or associate professor. More information about the award. Distinguished Teaching Awardees List.