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An Activist-Scholar - Dr. Lori Kido Lopez

Title: Professor, Communication Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison; and Director, Asian American Studies Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison 

Tenured: Yes

Age: 40

Education: B.A., media studies and Asian studies, Pomona College; M.A., mass communication, Indiana University; and Ph.D., communication, University of Southern California  

Career mentors: Dr. Sarah Banet-Weiser, University of Southern California; Dr. Radhika Parameswaran, Indiana University; and Dr. Sue Zaeske, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Words of wisdom/advice for new faculty members: “Enjoy every stage of your academic career. Don’t wait around until you feel more established or have more time, because the reality is that there’s always new challenges at each stage. Find ways to take pleasure in your work now, because this is such a rewarding job.”      

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