(Dusinberre, Elspeth R. M. - 2013) -- President's Teaching Scholar uri icon



  • Since joining the Classics Department at CU-Boulder in 2000, Professor Dusinberre has written a dozen scholarly articles as well as two full-length books, Gordian Seals and Sealings: Individual and Society and Aspects of Empire in Achaemenid Sardis. Her research interests include the region of Anatolia, or Asia Minor, especially the Achaemenid Empire and its influence on local social structures and other cultures. Currently she is at work studying seal impressions on the Aramaic tablets of the Persepolis Fortification Archive, which date to ca. 500 BCE. She has archaeological field experience in Turkey, Greece, and Egypt, and she has facilitated a number of exhibits at the CU Art Museum.
    In 2005 Dusinberre was awarded the Boulder Faculty Assembly Award for Excellence in Teaching. She has also been distinguished with the “Best Should Teach” Award, an Outstanding Faculty Graduate Advisor Award, three Residence Life Academic Teaching Awards, the CU-LEAD Alliance Faculty Appreciation Award, and the Chancellor’s Faculty Recognition Award, which recognizes faculty who have had a positive impact on their students’ lives.

year awarded

  • 2013