Upon the recommendation of the Academic Senate and approval by the board of trustees, the Distinguished Teacher Award for 2021-2022 is presented to Adjunct Assistant Professor Heather Horton, from the History of Art and Design Department and the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Professor Heather Horton

Professor Heather Horton is a specialist in Medieval and Renaissance Europe, with particular emphasis on the relationship between art, language, and cultural memory. Horton joined the History of Art and Design Department in 2011, teaching courses that emphasize the long history of contemporary ideas. Her efforts to teach Introductory courses that are meaningful in today’s culture and to Pratt students.

At Commencement 2021, Professor Horton shared her video address as part of the celebration of the Class of 2021. For the video transcript, please click here.