Distinguished Faculty Award Recipients 2022

December 21, 2022

The Crown College Faculty listed below were chosen by their colleagues for these awards.

The Distinguished Scholarship Award was presented to Dr. Justin Winzenburg (Right), Associate Professor of New Testament and Greek, for demonstrating excellence through the publication of Ephesians and Empire: An Evaluation of the Epistle’s Subversion of Roman Imperial Ideology through the academic publishing company Mohr Siebeck. Dr. Winzenburg also presented his research in a podcast episode featured on “The Two Cities.”

The Distinguished Service Award was presented to Dr. Don Bouchard (Left), Associate Professor of Teacher Education, for demonstrating excellence in serving beyond his compensated role at the college during the 2021-2022 academic year.  Dr. Bouchard has been an advocate for student writers at the college. He has also served faithfully by collaborating on research efforts with colleagues, assisting with preparations and leadership of academic events, and offering skills in both chapel and convocation.

The Distinguished Teaching Award was presented to Dr. Joy Pieper (Center), Director of Nursing and Associate Professor of Nursing, for demonstrating excellence in classroom teaching during the 2021-2022 academic year. Dr. Pieper’s teaching has been described by colleagues as exemplifying her love of God and others. Her teaching style has also been described as revealing a passion for God and caring for the whole person.