May 14, 2020
SIA alumna and Penn State research professor receives Outstanding International Research Award
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Global Programs has announced the 2020 recipients of annual awards that recognize the outstanding contributions of individuals and academic programs at Penn State who have helped to advance the University’s global engagement goals.
School of International Affairs (SIA) alumna Dr. Paige Castellanos received this year's Outstanding International Research Award, which recognizes innovative research projects and initiatives that can be shown to be advancing progress towards one or more of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Castellanos is an assistant research professor in international agriculture and the Gender Equity through Agriculture Research and Education Initiative in the College of Agricultural Sciences, in recognition for their dedication to conducting research in the field of agriculture that is directly supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 5: Gender Equality.