Amirpouyan Shiva Receives Killam Teaching Prize

Congratulations to Dr. Amir Shiva who has received the prestigious Killam Teaching Prize.

Dr. Shiva’s exemplary contributions to innovative pedagogy and curriculum development have had a substantial impact on his student and colleagues, and with this award he joins a celebrated circle of committed and talented instructors at UBC.

“I’m deeply grateful and honored to receive the Killam Teaching Prize. It's inspiring to see my approach to teaching, centered around advancing accessible and inclusive pedagogical practices guided by a commitment to equity and empowerment, is recognized. This honor motivates me to continue on this path. I'm immensely thankful to my current and former students, teaching assistants, and colleagues for providing unwavering support and inspiration, and for their nomination.”

The Killam Teaching Prize is awarded annually to faculty nominated by students, colleagues and alumni in recognition of excellence in teaching.

The Award is Recipients are recognized at the graduation ceremonies.