The UW Center for Latino Health has recognized 32 UW Latinx faculty for scholarly achievements, including Jacqueline Padilla-Gamiño, assistant professor at the UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, who has been honored for the second year in a row. This annual event honors the scholarly achievements of Latina and Latino faculty across the three campuses of the University of Washington.
Faculty are recognized for meeting at least one of the following criteria during the academic year: 1) publishing a scholarly article in a high-impact journal or an influential book; 2) receiving a major grant; 3) being appointed to a significant leadership position; 4) being promoted to associate or full professor; or 5) retiring by the summer of 2020.
Learn more about each faculty member and the specific categories for which they are being recognized.
Dolores Huerta, a nationally-renowned labor leader and civil rights activist, was scheduled to be the keynote speaker at this year’s Latinx Faculty Recognition Event, canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. She recorded the following video message:
UW President Ana Mari Cauce extended her congratulations to the honorees through a video message:
Please join us in congratulating Jackie and celebrating the achievements of the other honorees!