African Scholar Award

February 4, 2021

Congratulations to Professor and Political Science Chair (on leave) Antoinette Handley, the recent recipient of an African Scholar Award.

Created by the University of Toronto’s African Alumni Association’s founder and executive director Henry Ssali, the African Scholars Awards ceremony saw 16 U of T alumni, faculty and staff recognized for their contributions in realms ranging from academic achievement and social innovation, to community development and volunteering.

David Palmer, U of T’s vice-president, advancement, hailed the award recipients as “exceptional role models” who serve as examples for the current cohort of U of T students.

Read more about the awards and see the complete list of the 2020 recipients here.