Obituary for Jim Searing

James F. Searing, 1953-2012 by Kevin M. Schultz and Laura Hostetler Dec 04, 2012

Jim Searing, Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he taught since 1992, died unexpectedly this past weekend.  Searing, who specialized in African History and served as Chair of the UIC Department of History from 2005-2010, will be missed greatly for his sense of humor, his deep intellect, and his commitment to the Department and the University.

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