Established in 2016 in memory of Robert M. Durling, professor Italian and English literature at the University of California, Santa Cruz, who was widely recognized for the translation and commentary on Dante's Commedia he published with Ronald Martinez, the Durling Prize recognizes excellence in the teaching of Dante’s life, time, and works by educators working in North American secondary schools. For further information and submission guidelines, please consult our Prizes page.
2021 Homer L. Twigg IV (DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, MD)
Jennifer Wan (Boston Trinity Academy, Boston, MA)
2020 Terry Quinn (Saint Louis University High School, Saint Louis, MO)
2019 John Hoarty (Saint Ignatius College Prep, Chicago, IL)
2018 Jacob Root (Grace Church School, New York, NY)
2017 Dan Christian (Gilman School, Baltimore, MD)
2016 Barbara Rosenblit (The Weber School, Atlanta, GA)