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Daniel I. Linzer Awards for Faculty Excellence in Diversity and Equity

Congratulations to the 2020 Recipients

Patricia Loew

Patricia Loew

Professor of Journalism, Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications

Patricia Loew is recognized for her outstanding and creative Indigenous Tour of Northwestern, which elevates Native history and presence across our campus and community, the creation of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Minor, and for her leadership at the Center for Native American and Indigenous Research.
Karen Smilowitz

Karen Smilowitz

Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Karen Smilowitz is recognized for her long record of consistent work in both formal and informal roles moving McCormick, and Northwestern, towards greater diversity and inclusion. She demonstrates her excellence in her sustained leadership and commitment to incorporating the values of diversity and inclusion throughout the school and University.