Valerie Kish

Professor of Biology

Valerie Kish was awarded the Distinguished Teaching Award and Faculty Scholarship Award at Hobart and William Smith in 1982. Kish was named an honorary member of the Golden Key National Honor Society in 1998. She has most recently been awarded the Howard Hughes Medical Institute grant as project director.

"[Kish has] been credited as having made the college experience' for [her] students with her balance of scientific expertise and kind-hearted mentoring," says Jared Weeden '91, director of Alumni Relations.


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