Brief statement about these awards
This provides a list of some of the diversity driven awards within our department and broader campus community.
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.
Beyond supporting our current faculty and student, we value efforts to expand the representativeness of our future faculty members.
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
- Professor Alejandro Lleras, along with a team of researchers from around the country, receives a grant from the NSF to fund the activities of the SPARK society. The SPARK Society’s mission is to establish a society of Cognitive Scientists of color that improves the visibility of its membership an
- 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.