Dr. Chauhan Recognized for his Distinguished Achievement in Humanities

By Caitlin Burns | February 2, 2017

Dr. Chauhan (right) interviews author and literary legend Salman Rushdie (left) in July 2015.

The South Asian Literary Association (SALA) honored Dr. Pradyumna Chauhan, professor of English, with a Distinguished Achievement Award for outstanding scholarship in Humanities and exceptional service to his profession. Dr. Chauhan accepted his award at the 17th annual SALA Conference in Philadelphia on Jan. 4.

SALA president Dr. Moumin Quazi commended Dr. Chauhan for his wide scholarship in British, American, Caribbean, and postcolonial literature.

Serving the University community for more than 40 years, Dr. Chauhan is Arcadia’s longest tenured professor and has received several prestigious awards, such as the National Endowment for Humanities Scholarships, The Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, and the Rockefeller Foundation Humanities Fellowship.