Diversity Awards

Brief statement about these awards

Departmental and University Awards

This provides a list of some of the diversity driven awards within our department and broader campus community.

External Awards

We encourage our students and faculty to seek out and pursue awards highlighting diversity in representation and in scholarship. This is a brief list of external awards relevant to these values.

Diversity Recruitment Grants

Beyond supporting our current faculty and student, we value efforts to expand the representativeness of our future faculty members.


Diversity Award Recipients

Over the years, numerous members of the Psychology Department have received recognition and awards for their scholarly and applied work in areas of diversity. A sampling of the most recent ones is below.


Recent Diversity Awards

  • Mikhail Lyubansky has been selected to receive the 2017 Larine Y. Cowan Make a Difference Award for Teaching & Mentoring in Diversity as a recognition of his tireless efforts in advocating for inclusion and access at Illinois. The award is given in honor of Dr. Larine Y.
  • Andrew’s research examines: a) the impact of marginality on the health and life outcomes of ethnic minority populations, and b) the collective processes by which members of these populations are resilient in the face of marginality (e.g., counterspace involvement).