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After 2000

Nadya Mason

Nadya Mason joined the faculty of the Department of Physics at the University of Illinois in 2005. She became the ...
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Cynthia Oliver

Cynthia Oliver

Cynthia Oliver joined the College of Fine and Applied Arts’ faculty in 2000 and is now the Director of the ...
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Clair Sullivan

Clair Sullivan

Clair Sullivan joined the Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering Department in 2012 as the first female faculty member.  Her presence ...
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Cinda Heeren

Cinda Heeren

Cinda Heeren received her PhD in Computer Science from the University of Illinois in 2004, and became a senior lecturer ...
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Christie Gilson

Christie Gilson received her BS in 2001 and her PhD in 2008 both in Special Education. President Barack Obama nominated ...
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Carolyn Tomchik

Carolyn Tomchik

Carolyn Tomchik received all of her degrees from the Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering in the College of ...
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Barbara Wilson

Barbara Wilson

Barbara Wilson came to Illinois in 2000 as a faculty member in the Department of Communication. She served as Department ...
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Assata Zerai

Assata Zerai

Assata Zerai came to the University of Illinois in 2002 as a faculty member in Sociology. In spring 2015, as ...
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Ashlynn Stillwell

Ashlynn Stillwell

Ashlynn Stillwell joined the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department in 2013, and is one of two female professors in the ...
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Ann-Perry Witmer

Ann-Perry Witmer

Ann-Perry Witmer, nominated by over ten individuals, graduated from the University of Illinois in 2002 with a degree in Engineering ...
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Alicia P. Rodriguez

Alicia P. Rodriguez

Alicia P. Rodriguez, an alumna of the University of Illinois, joined the Latina/Latino Studies faculty in 2003. She served as ...
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Princess Imoukhuede

Princess Imoukhuede

Princess Imoukhuede joined the Bioengineering Department in 2012. She is bringing her passion and expertise to solving the problem of ...
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Perdita Felicien

Perdita Felicien

Perdita Felicien graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois in 2004. She was an ...
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Parisa Tabriz

Parisa Tabriz

Parisa Tabriz received her Bachelor of Science in 2005 and her Master of Science in 2007, both in Computer Science ...
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Nancy Cantor

Nancy Cantor

Nancy Cantor became the first female Chancellor of the University of Illinois serving from 2001 to 2004. During her time ...
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Isabel Molina Guzma

Isabel Molina Guzma

Isabel Molina Guzman came to campus in the early 2000s as a postdoc in Latina/Latino Studies and was hired as ...
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Heidi Hurd

Heidi Hurd

Heidi Hurd joined the College of Law faculty at the University of Illinois in 2002, becoming the college’s first female ...
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Erika Harold

Erika Harold

Erika Harold graduated from the University of Illinois in 2001 with an undergraduate degree in political science. As a student, ...
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Elizabeth Hsiao-Wecksler

Elizabeth Hsiao-Wecksler

Elizabeth Hsiao-Wecksler is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, where she began as an assistant professor ...
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Yemaya Bourdain

Yemaya Bordain

Yemaya Bordain received her PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois in 2015, becoming ECE's first ...
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Tatyana McFadden

Tatyana McFadden

Tatyana McFadden graduated in 2016 with an undergraduate degree in Human Development and Family Studies. She competed for the USA ...
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Tami Bond

Tami Bond

Tami Bond joined the faculty of the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in 2003. Her research addresses the interface ...
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Suja Thomas

Suja Thomas

Suja Thomas joined the College of Law faculty in 2008. Suja studies the Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh Amendment jury provisions, ...
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Robin Wilson

Robin Wilson

Robin Wilson is Roger and Stephany Joslin Professor of Law. She is director of the program in Family Law and ...
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Rebecca Ginsburg

Rebecca Ginsburg

Rebecca Ginsburg came to the University of Illinois in 2004 as an Assistant Professor in Landscape Architecture. She was promoted ...
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Zahra Mohaghegh

Zahra Mohaghegh

Zahra Mohaghegh joined the College of Engineering’s Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiology Engineering Department faculty around 2012, bringing a new research ...
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