May 2, 2023

Donatella Delfino Recognized with the 2022-2023 NYU Distinguished Teaching Award

Donatella Delfino, the esteemed Clinical Professor of Mathematical Studies at the Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies, has been recognized with the prestigious NYU Distinguished Teaching Award for the 2022-2023 academic year. Dr. Delfino's pedagogical prowess extends beyond the traditional classroom setting.

Her journey, marked by a post-doctoral tenure at the University of Michigan, showcases a commitment to research in mathematics and leadership roles, such as coordinating a professional development program for new graduate students and faculty members. Notably, she garnered a National Science Foundation POWRE grant, highlighting her dedication to both research and curriculum development in commutative algebra.

Dr. Delfino's impact resonates further through her involvement in interdisciplinary research with colleagues at DAUS and mentoring undergraduate students at Hope College via the NSF REU program. Beyond the confines of academia, she serves as the coordinator of mathematics and science at DAUS, embodying a multifaceted commitment to fostering intellectual growth.

In celebrating Donatella Delfino as the 2022-2023 NYUSPS nominee for the NYU Distinguished Teaching Award, we acknowledge her innovative, intellectually rigorous, and engaging pedagogical approach. Her contributions, spanning teaching, research, and coordination, exemplify the essence of this distinguished honor and affirm her standing as an invaluable asset to the University's academic community.



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