Dave Bentlin, Office of the President, was named the 2020 LGBTQ Pride Month Honoree by the State of Illinois for his work with the Prairie Pride Coalition (PPC). 

Georgia Tsouvala, HIS, has been elected president of the Association of Ancient Historians. 

Ali Riaz, POL, has been elected as the President of the American Institute of Bangladesh Studies. 

Miltonette Craig, CJS, presented “Invisible Labor by Faculty of Color: Another Part of the Cultural Tax” for the Turning Fellows into Faculty conference at Northern Illinois University, sponsored by the IBHE/Diversifying Faculty in Illinois. 

Nancy Lind, POL, published Navigating the Open Road with Cognella Academic Press for graduating seniors in career development classes.  

Ronnie Jia, IT, published “Self-Report Autism Scales for Adults” in the Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders (Springer). 

Kathryn Sampeck, ANT, co-authored Archaeology, Historical Ruptures, and Ani-Kitu Hwagi Memory and Knowledge” in American Indian Quarterly. 

Ali Riaz, POL, published an opinion piece titled “A Tale of Misplaced Priorities” about how corruption is hurting the poor in Bangladesh.

T.Y. Wang, POL, published “Hong Kong National Security Law: The View from Taiwan” in the Diplomat.