Dr. Serik Orazgaliyev won the 2022 NU Teaching Award for Internationalization

Dr. Serik Orazgaliyev, an Assistant Professor at the NU Graduate School of Public Policy, won the 2022 NU Teaching Award for Internationalization.

The NU Teaching Awards recognize outstanding university teaching performed by faculty, teaching fellows, instructors, teaching assistants and graduate teaching assistants. Each year, since 2017, the NU Learning and Teaching Committee reviews the nominations submitted by Schools and agrees on the winners in several categories:

  • Innovative Teaching
  • Integrating Research and Teaching
  • Inclusive Teaching
  • Academic Integrity – The Kehinde Award
  • Internationalization
  • Leadership in Teaching
  • Sharing NU Experience
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant Award for Teaching Excellence
  • Master Teacher

According to the Vice-Provost for Academic Affairs Loretta O’Donnell, “Internationalization was a very competitive category this year, as the NU Faculty responded to the pandemic with a range of creative solutions.” Giving the award the judges commented that “Professor Orazgaliyev provided clear and detailed evidence which showed that he met the criteria. The panel was impressed by the award he received which illuminated his commitment to internationalization in his teaching practice.”

Dr. Serik Orazgaliyev is the recipient of Asian Universities Alliance (AUA) Scholars Award (2019) and Bolashak International Scholarship (2012). Having over ten years of teaching experience, Dr.Serik Orazgaliyev taught in AUA Lecture Series, attended by students representing fifteen AUA universities from thirteen countries including China, Japan, India, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Singapore, and United Arab Emirates.

His research appeared in top journals in their respective areas including, International Journal of the Commons, Journal of Eurasian Studies, and Thunderbird International Business Review. He is currently working on a book monograph on a contract with Routledge publisher.