This year’s OUSA Teaching Award winner from Queen’s University is Dr. Kip Pegley from the School of Drama and Music. Dr. Pegley joined the School in 2002 as a Queen’s National Scholar. Her research and teaching are in the field of ethnomusicology; specifically, the intersections of popular music, visual culture, and critical theory.
According to her students both past and present Dr. Pegley is “an engaging lecturer with an infectious enthusiasm for the material she teaches.” Students always look forward to attending her classes, and are disappointed if they ever have to miss one. Dr. Pegley “turns learning into something [students] look forward to” and keeps her students engaged throughout her courses. In addition to winning the OUSA Teaching Award, Dr. Pegley was also awarded the 2015-2016 Frank Knox Award, Queen’s university-wide student-selected teaching award.