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Professor Jean-Baptiste wins Chancellor's Award for International Engagement

Congratulations to Professor Rachel Jean-Baptiste on receiving the UC Davis Chancellor's Award for International Engagement.

Professor Jean-Baptiste received the honor due to her global approach to research, teaching, and service.Her reseach focuses on the history of race, marriage, family, and colonialism in Africa and global contexts. In her teaching, Jean-Baptiste emphasizes how world regions are interconnected. Her courses enable students to learn from and engage with materials from all over the world—and her versatile teaching style weaves in real-life challenges and solutions in global settings. 

Jean-Baptiste’s international engagement is particularly evident in her dedicated service for the past two years as faculty director for the UC Education Abroad Program’s (UCEAP) Study Center in France. Responsible for the academics of 300 UC students across four French universities in this role, she is a tireless advocate for the academic and personal growth of students during such a momentous time in their lives.

Read more about Jean-Baptiste's commitment toward the campus' Global Education for All at https://globalaffairs.ucdavis.edu/chancellor-awards/2018-19-honorees?fbclid=IwAR1q8SmM9YjAugd2n26YaAQ-qrP8qJSsUpQdiGg0w-vPwx9IgrYwPUcCmVI