Darnell F. Hawkins, PhD, JD
Darnell F. Hawkins, Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois at Chicago, is an External Advisor on the Advisory Board for the Buehler Center. Given his extensive work in public health, policy, and inequity, he represents our members well. Moreover, he served as chair for the CDC Injury/Violence Prevention Study Panel, demonstrating strong interpersonal and consensus building skills as a leader. Dr. Hawkins was on the faculty in the Department of Sociology, first at UNC Chapel Hill and then UIC Chicago. He was a visiting scientist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He also served as the Head of the Department of African American Studies. Dr. Hawkins received his PhD from the University of Michigan and his JD from UNC Chapel Hill. He is the recipient of multiple accolades including The Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Society of Criminology.