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Schools - December 30, 2009

Karin Enstam Jaffe wins 'excellence in teaching' award

Karin Enstam Jaffe, who attended Portola Valley schools and graduated from Menlo-Atherton High School, is the recipient of the 2009-2010 Excellence in Teaching award at Sonoma State University.

She is an associate professor of anthropology and chairman of the department of anthropology at Sonoma State. She received her doctorate from UC Davis in 1992.

The honor includes an award of $5,000 from the Sarlo Foundation. Finalists for the award are voted on by students and a group of faculty and administrators.

The daughter of Sandra and Dennis Enstam, Ms. Jaffe lives in Mill Valley with her husband, David Jaffe, who is assistant curator of carnivores at the San Francisco Zoo.

Comments

Posted by Richard Tryce, a resident of Portola Valley: Los Trancos Woods/Vista Verde
on Dec 29, 2009 at 1:54 pm

Yea, Karin!!!


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