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Dr. Newton Key (History) has been awarded the 2019 Distinguished Faculty Award. For almost three decades he has maintained an extraordinary record of teaching, research, and service at Eastern Illinois University. Among his colleagues and students, he has a reputation as an innovative and inspiring teacher, which has earned him teaching and mentoring awards. As an active scholar of Seventeenth Century England, Dr. Key coauthored a widely used textbook on early modern England, regularly publishes in his field, and serves as webmaster for the earlymodernengland blog. And while serving currently as the Director of EIU's Faculty Development & Innovation Center (FDIC), Dr. Key also serves on numerous other committees, generously sharing his time and expertise. We honor Dr. Key for his dedication, intellectual rigor, and care for his students and colleagues at Eastern Illinois University.

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Distinguished Faculty Award, EIU

2019 - Newton Key