What matters to Brenda Schildgen?
Teaching students to be great thinkers.
When professor Brenda Schildgen teaches Dante or the gospel of Mark, her students know that the voices of the past still resonate today. A celebrated teacher and respected researcher, Schildgen was awarded the 2008 UC Davis Prize for Undergraduate Teaching and Scholarly Achievement.
The prize was first awarded in 1987 to recognize the ideal UC Davis professors: leaders in their academic fields who have a passion for undergraduate education. It’s a way for UC Davis to ensure that its students receive inspired teaching from world-class scholars like Brenda Schildgen.