Governor's Award for Excellence in Teaching

Ivy Yarckow-Brown, Criminology, was named a recipient of the 2018 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Gov. Eric Greitens and members of the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education will recognize Ms. Yarckow-Brown and others for their achievements.

The Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching is presented to an outstanding faculty member from each participating higher education institution in the state. The awards, which are not monetary, are based on effective teaching, effective advising, service to the university community, commitment to high standards of excellence and success in nurturing student achievement. View past winners of this award.

Ms. Yarckow-Brown’s research interests include violence, sex crimes, restorative justice, gender-related crime, and juvenile programs. In the past, she has gained experience in the fields of juvenile corrections, law enforcement, and family violence investigation within a district attorney’s office.  She is currently the Faculty Advisor for Sigma Mu Sigma, the Missouri State University chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Criminal Justice Honor Society and the coordinator of the Annual Missouri State University Criminology and Criminal Justice Conference.

She received her M.S. from the Universisty of North Texas.

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