University of Washington Tacoma
Divya McMillin (PhD 1998, International Communication and Cultural Studies, Indiana University Bloomington) is founding Executive Director of the Institute for Global Engagement and the Global Honors Program at the University of Washington Tacoma (UW Tacoma). She is Professor of Global Media Studies in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, and Associate Faculty of the South Asia Center and Affiliate Faculty of the Center for Global Studies in the UW Seattle Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies. She serves on the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and is actively engaged in community initiatives that bring business, education, and social services together. McMillin is one of only three faculty at UW Tacoma to receive highest honors in both research and teaching, with a Distinguished Research Award in 2012 and a Distinguished Teaching Award in 2017.