Professor Emerita Sheila Fitzpatrick has received the 2012 Award for Distinguished Contributions to Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies from the Association for Slavic, East European, and  Eurasian Studies.  The award honors senior scholars who have played a  significant role in advancing the field through scholarship, training, and service to the profession.  The presentation of the award will take place on November 17th during the ASEEES annual convention in New Orleans.