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Illinois Distinguished Postdoctoral Research Associate Symposium

Headshots of the 2021-2022 DRIVE Postdoctoral Fellows

April 19, 2022
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
614 E. Daniel Street, Third Floor, Champaign

Join the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and the DRIVE Committee for the Illinois Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship Annual Symposium. Our Fellows are among the most talented and accomplished emerging scholars in the country, representing a broad array of academic disciplines. The Symposium celebrates their accomplishments and features presentations of their path-breaking research.

The symposium will include short presentations from the postdoctoral research associates. Box lunches and refreshments will be provided to those who register. Metered street parking in available.


Gonzalo Campillo-Alvarado

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

“Crystal Chemistry of Flexible Electronics”

Bronte Charette

Department of Chemistry

“Conformationally Dynamic Copper Complexes for Solar Fuel Technologies”

Víctor H. Cervantes

Department of Psychology

“Models of Unforced Choice”

Stewart M. Coles

Department of Communication

“Evaluating the Political Relevance of Media Content: Conceptualization and Consequences”

Kayla Nguyen

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

“New Direct Electron Imaging Techniques for Quantum Materials”

Kimberly C. Ransom

Department of Education Policy, Organization & Leadership

“Pieces of Me: Insider/Outsider Status in History of Education Research”

If you will need disability-related accommodations in order to participate, please email Holly Clingan at Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs.

This event is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and the Diversity Realized at Illinois through Visioning Excellence (DRIVE) committee.