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LAS Distinguished Professor Barbara Ransby Honored for Work Serving the ‘Public Good’

Nov 07, 2018
Barbara Ransby, a University of Illinois at Chicago historian, writer and activist, is the recipient of the American Studies Association’s 2018 Angela Y. Davis Prize for Public Scholarship, which recognizes scholars who have applied or used their scholarship for the betterment of society. Read more: http://bit.ly/2OuL36v 

The Associated Press and Diverse:  Issues in Higher Education reported on Barbara Ransby, UIC professor of African American studies, gender and women's studies, and history; LAS distinguished professor; and director of the Social Justice Initiative at UIC, being named the recipient of the American Studies Association's 2018 Angela Y. Davis Prize for Public Scholarship.