Hageman Named Distinguished Professor

Stephen Hageman, instructor of history at William Woods University, was honored at the university’s academic honors convocation April 23. He received the Louis D. Beaumont Dad’s Association Distinguished Professor Award for Excellence in Teaching.

The award carries an honorarium and is given annually to a faculty member who has displayed dedication to teaching. Hageman is in his second year of teaching at WWU.

The son of George and Donna Hageman of Youngstown, Ohio, he received his bachelor of arts degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Illinois. He has taught at the University of Illinois and Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, Pa.

He is affiliated with Phi Alpha Theta, a history honor society, and Phi Beta Kappa, an academic honor society, as well as the American Historical Association, the Organization of American Historians, the Labor and Working Class History Association and the American Studies Association.

He was the recipient of the Louisville Institute for the Study of American Religion Dissertation Fellow at the University of Illinois in 2004-2005, and the John G. and Evelyn Hartman Heiligenstein Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in 2001 and 2004.