June 3, 2015 – Lecturer in Law and Director of Academic Support Programs Pavel Wonsowicz was one of this year's non-Senate faculty recipients of UCLA’s Distinguished Teaching Award. The award honors individuals who bring integrity and innovation to the art of teaching. Only three such awards are made each year. WATCH THE VIDEO.
Professor Wonsowicz has won the Rutter Award for Excellence in Teaching at UCLA School of Law and has been named Professor of the Year at both UNLV’s Boyd School of Law and Vermont Law School. His teaching methods have been highlighted in both The Chronicle of Higher Education and The Wall Street Journal. He is the director of UCLA School of Law’s Academic Support Program and teaches Evidence and Constitutional Law I. Through a comprehensive network of presentations, tutorials and workshops designed to stimulate learning and amplify the classroom experience, the Academic Support Program enhances students’ learning skills and develops more efficient methods of studying, comprehending and writing in the law school environment. Professor Wonsowicz is the president of the Association of Academic Support Educators, has served as the chair of the American Association of Law Schools’ Academic Support Section and lectures nationally on bar exam-related topics. He is the author of a casebook on evidence law and the editor of a bar exam study guide.