Laurie Schaffner Receives 2019 Maggie Kuhn Scholar-Activist Award
Dr. Laurie Schaffner Receives 2019 Maggie Kuhn Scholar-Activist Award
Dr. Laurie Schaffner, Associate Professor of Gender & Women's Studies, Sociology, and Criminology, Law, and Justice at UIC will receive the 2019 Maggie Kuhn Scholar-Activist Award from the Youth Aging and the Life Course Division of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. The award is given to a scholar-activist who upholds the ideals of social and economic justice, and peace, for individuals of all ages in both their scholarship and service. These ideals include, but are not limited to, honoring age, intergenerational work, and scholarship and/or activism that promotes a humane society by putting the needs of people over profits, responsibility over power, and democracy over institutions.