Steve Bein

Student Recognition:

The following table shows my collective SOFI (Student Opinion of Faculty Instruction) survey scores for all of my courses at SUNY-Geneseo during academic years 2011-2012 and 2012-2013:

Steve Bein full Geneseo evals

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Professional Recognition:

Teaching Awards and Honors

  • Edgar Fellows Honors Faculty, SUNY-Geneseo (2012)
  • Distinguished Faculty Lecturer, University Center Rochester (2006, 2009, 2011)
  • Faculty Award for Excellence, Rochester Community and Technical College (2008)
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year, Phi Theta Kappa (RCTC Chapter) (2004-2005, 2006-2007)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Philosophy in the Schools Project (2000-2002)

Publications and Presentations on Teaching

  • “Teaching White Privilege, Male Privilege, and Straight Privilege.” With Mike Mutschelknaus (English, RCTC), 2009.
  • “Cultivating Safe Places for Diversity.” Diversity in the Writing Classroom (Fountainhead Press, 2010)
  • “Compassion in the Curriculum.” Faculty Development Association Lecture Series, 2007.
  • “Excellent Teaching and Teaching Excellence.” With Rashmi Roy (English, RCTC), 2006.