Shawn Hitchcock, CHE, was selected to receive this year’s Dr. Marian Wilson-Comer Service and Leadership Award from Illinois Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (ILSAMP).

Chad Kahl, Milner, has been awarded the 2016 Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Law and Political Science Section (LPSS) Marta Lange/SAGE-CQ Press Award.

Diane Dean, WGS and COE, was appointed to the Editorial Board of Journal about Women in Higher Education, a journal of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA).

Ali Riaz, POL, published a book chapter entitled “Bangladesh” in An Introduction to the South Asian Politics. The book is published by Routledge.

Gina Hunter, ANT, published “Galeterias: Serving Up Ítalo-Gaúcho Heritage in the South of Brazil” in Gastronimica: Journal of Critical Food Studies.

Juliet Lynd, LAN, published “‘Latin America is Sown with the Bones of the These Forgotten Youth’: Revolution, Dictatorship, and Roberto Bolaño” in Critical Insights: Roberto Bolaño. Ed. Ignacio Lopez-Calvo. Print and e-book.

Alison Bailey, WGS, presented “What is ‘White Talk’ and Why Does it Matter?” at New Voices in Racial Justice at the University of Illinois- Springfield. She also presented “How Might We Productively Navigate Privilege-Evasive Epistemic Pushback in Feminist and Critical Race Philosophy Classes?” at the Feminist Ethics and Social Theory (FEAST) in Clearwater, Florida.