Jessica Borelli, graduate of the Yale Psychology Department Ph.D. program, and Assistant Professor of Psychology at Pomona College since 2009, has won the 2012 Wig Distinguished Professor Award for Excellence in Teaching. The award is the highest honor bestowed on Pomona faculty and recognizes exceptional teaching, concern for students and service to the College and the community. Student comments about Jessie include: "Her guidance as an advisor and research director has shaped me and my future in innumerable ways. There is no one who better embodies the intelligent, productive, connected and compassionate spirit of a Pomona professor." and "Amazing mentor, opens up a world of opportunities for her students in terms of research and work, both on campus and outside Pomona." Congratulations Jessie!