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Lennard Davis Named Researcher of the Year

Feb 21, 2018
Lennard Davis, Distinguished Professor of English, disability and human development, and medical education, was named a 2018 UIC Researcher of the Year
A headshot of Lennard Davis in his office in University Hall
Lennard Davis in his office in University Hall.

Dr. Davis was recognized for his groundbreaking work in the field of disability studies in a campus-wide event on February 6, 2018 to honor the Researchers, Inventors, and Scholars of the Year. His 2015 book Enabling Acts: The Hidden Story of How the Americans with Disabilities Act Gave the Largest US Minority Its Rights was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.

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A photo of the Researcher of the Year awards lined up on a table.

The Researcher of the Year awards for 2018.

Lisa Freeman addresses the attendees of the event honoring Professor Davis.
Department Head and Professor of English Lisa Freeman addresses the attendees at the event.

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