The Notable UT Woman Award recognizes a female faculty or staff member, student, or alumna whose accomplishments bring great distinction to the university.
Georgi Gardiner is an assistant professor of philosophy and a fellow of the American Council for Learned Societies (ACLS). She previously held the Andrew Fraser Junior Research Fellowship at St. John’s College, Oxford University. Gardiner received her doctorate from Rutgers University and undergraduate and master’s degrees from Edinburgh University.
What does being a Volunteer mean to you? How has UT empowered you to make a difference in a way you might not have imagined elsewhere?
The students here are very special to me. I love interacting with them. They are enthusiastic, interesting, and insightful. Undergraduate classes have been wonderful, and my graduate research students are strikingly intelligent, wise, and diligent. They are truly a source of joy.