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Philosophy Professor Receives Service Award

Erin McCarthy, professor and chair of the Department of Philosophy, was awarded the Van J. Symons award for service the ASIANetwork.

Van J. Symons was a founder and long-term executive director of the ASIANetwork before his retirement. The award is the highest honor the organization bestows on its members.

McCarthy has co-edited the ASIANetwork Exchange: a Journal for Asian Studies in the Liberal Arts for the past six years with Lisa Trivedi, professor of history at Hamilton College. Their terms expire in June. McCarthy has also served on the board of the organization and chaired the board of directors before serving as co-editor.  

For more information, visit the Asian Studies program.