2023 CPSA Prize for Teaching Excellence

Jul 19, 2023 | CPSA Prize for Teaching Excellence, Prizes

Winner: Gabriel Eidelman University of Toronto

Excerpt from jury report: Gabriel Eidelman provides outstanding evidence of effective and innovative teaching. His focus on experimental- and community-based learning and establishment of the Urban Policy Lab are impressive. A student letter identified Dr. Eidelman’s focus on community-based learning as a catalyst for the student’s co-founding of the Toronto Black Policy Conference and Canadian Black Policy Network, speaking to Dr. Eidelman’s support for students from under-represented groups. Dr. Eidelman’s efforts aren’t confined to students. He has also established a community of teaching practice focused on sharing knowledge about and confidence to try new teaching techniques among faculty