Assistant Professor Angela Aguayo Chosen for Cook Professorship Award

Southern Illinois University



MCMA Cinema and Photography Faculty Selected For Prestigious Award

June 02, 2015


Cinema and Photography faculty member Angela Aguayo has been chosen as a recepient of the Cook Professorship Award.  Judge William Holmes Cook, former SIU student with a long and distinguished legal career. The Judge William Holmes Cook Professorship funded by his estate and was established to maintain diversity at SIU. The Cook Professorship is awarded to two tenure or tenure track faculty every three years and provides a stipend for research and creative activity. 

Aguayo writes regarding her being awarded:  "I am honored to receive this prestigious award. I feel empowered by the investment in my scholarship and creative arts practice. This award continues to fuel my passion in discovering what is possible and innovative at the intersection of media practice and social change."