Awards & Recognition

Jones Outstanding International Educator

JonesProfessor Christopher Jones, former Chair of the Department of Political Science and the current Associate Vice Provost of University Honors, was recently named recipient of NIU's Outstanding International Education Award.  Jones is the fourth political science professor to win this prestigious award.  Previous department recipients include Dr. M. Ladd Thomas (2001), Dr. Dwight King (2005) and Dr. Daniel Kempton (2008).  

The “Outstanding International Educator at NIU” award honors an NIU faculty or staff member who has, over time, contributed significantly toward international education at NIU.  All nominees for the award will be invited to the International Recognition Reception during International Education Week, when the award will be announced.  The award includes a plaque and citation presented by the Executive Vice President and Provost or designee, as well as a travel reimbursement.     

The department congratulates Dr. Jones on this exciting achievement!