Congratulations Asst. Professor Peter Alilunas

2017 Ersted Award Winner for Specialized Pedagogy

Since joining the University of Oregon in 2014, Peter Alilunas has offered courses on a wide range of topics in the area of media studies, including Introduction to Media Studies, Mass Media and Society, and Cinema, Sex, and Censorship in the School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC).

“He is the TED Talk professor of the School of Journalism and Communication!” lauded one colleague. Alilunas’s superb classroom teaching style is dynamic, passionate, knowledgeable, and engaging.  

2017 Distinguished Teaching Awards

Each year, the University of Oregon recognizes a select group of faculty for excellence in teaching. Nominations come from faculty, students, and staff, with the names of the nominees and the award winners kept confidential until announced by the university president in mid-May.  Read more about the Distinguished Teaching Awards.