Honors and Awards

• Shirley Biggs, senior director of human resources at Claflin University in Orangeburg, South Carolina, was named Woman of the Year by the National Association of Professional Women.

• Jendayi Frazer, Distinguished Service Professor and director of the Center for International Policy and Innovation at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, received the Distinction of Dame Grand Commander in the Humane Order of African Redemption from Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the president of Liberia. She was honored for her efforts during the administration of George W. Bush to end Liberia’s civil war.

Professor Frazer holds a bachelor’s degree, two master’s degrees, and a Ph.D. in political science, all from Stanford University.