Yeidy Rivero is one of thirty-six University of Michigan faculty members who will be honored at the annual Faculty Awards Dinner for their notable contributions in the areas of teaching, service, and scholarship on October, 30, 2019, at Rackham Graduate School. Rivero is one of five recipients of the Faculty Recognition Award, intended for mid-career faculty who have demonstrated remarkable contributions to the university through achievements in scholarly research or creative endeavors; excellence as a teacher, adviser, and mentor; and distinguished participation in service activities of the university and elsewhere.
Above text extracted from The University Record's "Thirty-six faculty members honored for scholarship, service."
Read the full article published in the October 28th edition here.
Rivero is a media historian and internationally acclaimed scholar of television studies, race and media, and global media. She helped build the subfield of Latin American and Latina/o television studies through smart mobilization of interdisciplinary methods and focus on understudied regions of the world.