Jeanne Ballantine Award Statement
Jeanne Ballantine, Wright State University, has dedicated her career to advancing our knowledge of, and elevating the status of teaching in, the discipline. This is evident in her work in the scholarship of teaching and learning and in the sociology of education. Wright State University, the North Central Sociological Association, and the ASA Section on Teaching and Learning have honored her for her contributions to teaching. She is a member of the ASA Department Resources Group, has served as the ASA Field Coordinator, and has directed Wright State University’s Center for Teaching. At the 2004 ASA Annual Meeting, she led a pre-conference workshop to help graduate students improve their teaching, showing her dedication to advancing teaching sociology and sharing that knowledge with the next generation of sociologists.