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Fredy González and Anna Guevarra Receive 2023 Silver Circle Award

Congratulations to Fredy González and Anna Guevarra for receiving the 2023 Silver Circle Award for Excellence in Teaching.

The Silver Circle Awards have been given each year since 1966 to honor UIC faculty members chosen by the Senior class for their excellence in teaching undergraduate courses. Awardees are recognized during the May commencement ceremonies and  Faculty Awards Dinner in the Fall.

Fredy González is an Associate Professor of Global Asian Studies and History. His research focuses on Asian diasporas in Latin America, particularly on the Chinese diaspora.

Professor Anna Guevarra has served as the program's director since 2012, beginning when it was Asian American Studies. She then became the Founding Director of the Global Asian Studies Program in 2016. She is a Co-PI of the UIC AANAPISI Initiative and the Social Justice and Human Rights Cluster and a member of the Diaspora Cluster at UIC. Her interdisciplinary scholarship, teaching, and community-engaged work focus on immigrant and transnational labor, the geopolitics of carework, the Philippine diaspora, and critical race/ethnic studies.