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Ronak Kapadia Receives 2022 UIC Scholar of the Year Award

Ronak Kapadia, Associate Professor in the Department of Gender & Women’s Studies and an Affiliated Faculty of the Global Asian Studies Program is a recipient of the 2022 UIC Scholar of the Year Award

He is recognized with the Rising Star Award in Humanities, Arts, Design and Architecture.

Congratulations!  Awardees will be honored at a ceremony on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at the Field Museum.

Ronak K. Kapadia (he/him) is Associate Professor and Director of the Interdepartmental Graduate Concentration in the Gender and Women’s Studies Program and affiliated faculty in Art History, Global Asian Studies, and Museum & Exhibition Studies at the University of Illinois Chicago. His interdisciplinary research engages critical ethnic studies, transnational queer and feminist studies, visual culture and performance studies, and critical studies of US empire and the national security state.