School of Arts and Humanities News

Dr. Peter Jay Ingrao recognized by UT System Board of Regents


Dr. Peter Jay Ingrao is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the School of Arts and Humanities and specializes in Southern Literature, Twentieth-Century American Literature, Appalachian Literature, trope of monstrosity in literature and film, heroic archetypes. For the 10th year in a row, the University of Texas System Board of Regents has honored the best of the best.

Twenty-seven faculty members from UT’s 14 academic and health institutions were named recipients of the 2018 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award. They each received $25,000 in recognition of their commitment to student success.Over the last decade, Regents have awarded more than $19 million to 700 UT educators for delivering the highest quality of instruction in the classroom, lab, field and online.

“We are indebted to these educators who exemplify great teaching on every level,” Board of Regents Chairman Sara Martinez Tucker said. “These are educators, researchers and health care professionals who – no matter how long they’ve been teaching – never stop thinking about new and innovative ways to enhance the learning experience.”

Peter Ingrao and other recipients of the 2018 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Awards have been recognized at a reception held on August 9th, 2018 in conjunction with the Board of Regents meeting in Austin.