The WVU Foundation established the awards in 1985 as a way to celebrate faculty who’ve established patterns of distinguished teaching and exceptional innovation in teaching methods, course and curriculum design, and instructional tools.
“I believe passionately in the importance of education as a way to better our society,” Bowman said. “And our students at WVU Law come from all walks of life and bring so many amazing and diverse talents and perspectives into the classroom. My job isn’t really to ‘teach’ them by imparting knowledge—my job is to help them discover and unlock their inner potential and take that potential out into the world.”
Bowman’s expertise is in the areas of administrative law, contracts, international law, and international business and trade law. He also helps lead WVU Law’s study abroad program. He joined the law faculty in 2009 as a visiting professor and was named College of Law Professor of the Year in 2011.
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