Each spring, University of Wisconsin Law School celebrates excellence in teaching through its Teacher of the Year awards. UW Law School's annual teaching awards demonstrate the value placed on excellent teaching. Our faculty engage and inspire UW Law students through thoughtful pedagogy, and we are proud to honor them for this important work.
The honorees for outstanding classroom, clinical and adjunct instruction in 2022 include:
- Robert Yablon, Classroom Teacher of the Year. Yablon is an associate professor of law and faculty co-director of the State Democracy Research Initiative. His research interests include political and election law, constitutional law, federal and state courts, and statutory interpretation. This is Yablon's second win; he also received the award in 2018.
- Erin McBride, Clinical Teacher of the Year. McBride is director of the Government and Legislative Clinic and Native Nations Externship Program at the Law School. She teaches the regulatory state and legislative procedure and provides students with the opportunity to observe and participate in the many facets of governmental law, policy, legislation and tribal governance.
- Robert "Bob" Kasieta, Adjunct Teacher of the Year. Kasieta has been teaching at the Law School as an adjunct professor since 2003. He is a certified civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocates and devotes a great deal of time to legal education, teaching many courses for lawyers and law students alike.
Submitted by Law School News on April 10, 2023