College of Training declares 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award winners
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College of Training declares 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award winners

February 6, 2023

To have fun our alumni excellence throughout the humanities, well being, and schooling, the College of Training has chosen three trailblazing UW–Madison alumni to honor with a Distinguished Alumni Award.

The awards will acknowledge the proficient alumni who’ve made excellent contributions to their discipline.

On Thursday, Feb. 16, between 1 and three:45 p.m., every recipient will ship a public presentation adopted by a Q&A within the Training Constructing’s Wisconsin Thought Room. A reception within the Training Constructing’s Morgridge Commons will comply with from 3:45 to five p.m.

Be taught extra and RSVP for these occasions.

The 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award honorees are as follows:

College of Training declares 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award winners

Patricia Norby (MFA, Artwork Division, 2002)

Distinguished Alumna of Artwork

An award-winning artwork scholar and museum chief, Norby (Purépecha) is the full-time curator of Native American Artwork on the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork in New York Metropolis. Norby is the primary individual within the museum’s 150-year historical past to carry this place. She beforehand served as senior govt and assistant director of the Smithsonian’s Nationwide Museum of the American Indian in New York, and as director of the D’Arcy McNickle Middle for American Indian and Indigenous Research on the Newberry Library in Chicago.

Norby’s forthcoming ebook, “Water, Bones, and Bombs,” examines Twentieth-century American Indian and American artwork in context with environmental conflicts in northern New Mexico. She additionally co-edited “Aesthetic Violence: Artwork and Indigenous Methods of Figuring out” within the American Indian Tradition and Analysis Journal.

Norby earned her grasp of effective arts diploma from the College of Training’s Artwork Division in 2002. She additionally holds a PhD from the College of Minnesota Twin Cities, and has been celebrated by the New York Occasions, PBS, Forbes Journal’s “50 Over 50 2021: Imaginative and prescient,” and extra.

Learn extra about Norby’s place on the Met and her expertise as an Indigenous artist.


Nancy Hornberger (PhD, Division of Academic Coverage Research, 1985)

Distinguished Alumna of Academic Coverage Research

Hornberger is internationally recognized for her work in bilingualism and biliteracy, ethnography and language coverage, and Indigenous language revitalization. She researches, lectures, teaches, and consults usually on multilingual schooling coverage and observe in the USA and the Andes (Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador). She additionally has labored in Brazil, China, South Africa, Sweden, and different elements of the world.

Hornberger acquired her PhD in instructional coverage research from UW–Madison in 1985 and has served as co-editor of the worldwide ebook sequence on bilingual schooling and bilingualism, “Multilingual Issues,” which has surpassed 100 printed books since 1995.

Hornberger served as appearing and interim dean of the College of Pennsylvania’s Graduate College of Training (Penn GSE) from 1993-95, held the Goldie Anna chair from 1993-98, and directed/chaired Academic Linguistics for greater than 20 years, additionally convening the annual Nessa Wolfson Colloquium. From 2000-15, she served as convener of Penn GSE’s annual worldwide Ethnography in Training Analysis Discussion board, now coming into its fifth decade.

Be taught extra about her accomplishments right here.


Manuel Zamarripa (PhD, Division of Counseling Psychology, 2005)

Distinguished Alumnus of Counseling Psychology

Zamarripa is the co-director and co-founder of the Institute of Chicana/o/x Psychology primarily based in Austin, Texas. He conducts neighborhood workshops in addition to skilled improvement coaching for educators and psychological well being professionals on points associated to Chicana/o/x wellness, cultural identification, and psychological well being from a Chicana/o/x framework. Zamarripa’s publications and displays in psychology and schooling deal with Chicana/o/x well-being, racial responsiveness, cultural revitalization, social justice, and management.

Zamarripa acquired his PhD in counseling psychology from UW–Madison, his grasp’s in counseling psychology from Our Girl of the Lake College, and his bachelor’s in psychology from the College of Notre Dame. He’s now a licensed skilled counselor and supervisor in Texas, in addition to the Dean of Austin Neighborhood School.

Uncover extra about Zamarripa and his analysis, in addition to his work on the Chicana/o/x Psychology Institute.