Welcome to Asian American Studies

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The Department of Asian American Studies (AAS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is committed to expanding the traditions of knowledge within academia to address Asian American epistemologies, activities, and experiences. The department also seeks to render scholarly intellectual efforts integral to those of local, regional, national, and international Asian American communities.

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AAS Professor Wins Teaching Award

It is our distinct honor to announce that AAS faculty member, Prof. Fiona Ngo after recieving the LAS Dean's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching has won the Campus Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

Nominees from all colleges on campus were selected based on sustained excellence and innovation in undergraduate teaching and contributions to undergraduate learning beyond classroom instruction.

Congratulations Prof. Ngo on these awards.

Thank you Fiona for your devotion to excellence in teaching and congratulations on being recognized as one of the best.


Prof. Fiona Ngo

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