Political science professor Karen Beckwith named Outstanding Professional Scholar

photo of Karen BeckwithKaren Beckwith, the Flora Stone Mather Professor of Political Science, recently received the Outstanding Professional Scholar Award from the Midwest Political Science Association’s Women’s Caucus.

The award recognizes a woman who has made a substantial contribution to the scholarship of political science, to the profession and to its associations; who has actively mentored women; and who serves as a positive role model for women in the profession.

Beckwith was honored with the award at the association’s 2013 meeting earlier this year.