Alumna receives honorary doctorate from Finnish university

UW–Madison alumna Ulla Connor received an honorary doctorate of philosophy from Åbo Akademi University in Finland in May 2022.

Connor earned her PhD in curriculum and instruction from the School of Education in 1978, and now serves as the Chancellor’s Professor of English at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). At IUPUI, she was the first director of the Teaching English as a Second Language program and founder of their International Center for Intercultural Communication.

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