GWS Affiliate, Dr. Anna Guevarra Receives Award of Distinction

Mar 15, 2018

Congratulations to GWS Affiliate faculty Dr. Anna Guevarra, Director and Associate Professor in Global Asian Studies Program and Co-PI of the UIC AANAPISI Initiative, on receiving an Award of Distinction in Public Scholarship from the Filipino section of the Asian American Studies Association.  Nominated by AARCC Director Mark Martell and with letters of support from GLAS faculty Karen Su, UIC alumna Naomi Salcedo, and former AFIRE executive director Jerry Clarito, Dr. Guevarra is being honored with this award as a testament to her dedication to scholarship, public engagement work, institution building and diversity work, and mentorship of colleagues and students.  Dr. Guevarra will be recognized for this inaugural award at the annual Filipino section meeting of the AAAS Conference in San Francisco between March 29-31, 2018.