Published: April 1, 2024
Emily yeh

Emily Yeh has been named Professor of Distinction by the College of Arts and Sciences in recognition of her exceptional service, teaching and research. This revered title is reserved for scholars and artists of national and international acclaim who college peers also recognize as exceptionally talented teachers and colleagues. Honorees of this award hold this title for the remainder of their careers in the College of Arts and Sciences at CU Boulder.

Dr. Yeh will be honored on Friday, April 26th, 2024 in the annual Arts and Sciences Recognition Reception.

In addition to this prestigious award, Dr. Yeh has received the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar award in 2023-2024, as well as other awards and honors in recent years such as the Campus sustainability award (2023) and the AAG-Kaufmann award for best paper for Geography and Entrepreneurship (2022). Dr. Yeh has served as the Vice President (2020-2021) and President (2021-2022) of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). We cannot wait to see what she will do next!