Faculty Archive

  • A new book by Amy Offner, Assistant Professor of History, traces the roots of neoliberalism to mid-century development in Latin America.

  • In the video "Quintessentially Science Fiction," Math’s Eugenio Calabi reflects on his life, his impact on math and physics, and how “learning is a digestive process.”

  • A small sampling of recent highlights.

  • Herman Beavers performs a balancing act of creative expression and educational innovation.

  • The Professor and Chair of Philosophy has made recent stops on every continent.

  • The long history of David Rittenhouse Lab

  • Lorene Cary’s memoir reflects on the responsibility and privileges of caregiving.

  • Students in Alain Plante’s Global Seminar, Case Studies in Environmental Sustainability, stand beneath the Seljalandsfoss waterfall on the southern coast of Iceland in May 2019. The waterfall is part of a river that originates from a glacier atop Eyjafjallajökull, the volcano that disrupted travel across Europe in 2010.

  • Students and professors in the Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy Research spent the summer in the lab.

  • As part of an effort from MindCORE to get research out of the lab and into the community, the research group of behavioral psychologist Elizabeth Brannon spent the summer conducting two studies at the Academy of Natural Sciences to better understand how children learn.

  • Brendan O’Leary’s career, from aiding in the negotiating of peace in Northern Ireland to advising the Prime Minister of Kurdistan, has been guided by a simple principle: say exactly what you mean.

  • Nearly all who paid tribute to the great chef, writer, and traveler Anthony Bourdain fondly noted that he was a self-described enthusiast. It was difficult not to, because that description was so apt.

  • Scott Poethig of Biology and Aaron Leichty, GR’18, examine the factors that govern the development of the acacia’s ant-sustaining traits.

  • Elizabeth Rhoades of Chemistry and Melissa Birol, a postdoctoral research associate, have found a potential therapeutic target to treat the disease.

  • Nicholas Sambanis of Political Science analyzes relationships between religion, ethnicity, and social norms.

  • Emily Wilson, Professor of Classical Studies, has been named a 2019 MacArthur Fellow by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

  • Steven J. Fluharty, Thomas S. Gates, Jr. Professor of Psychology, Pharmacology, and Neuroscience, has been reappointed as Dean of Penn Arts & Sciences. His second term as Dean will run through 2025.

  • This fall, faculty from Penn Arts & Sciences, the Wharton School, and the Stuart Weitzman School of Design came together with undergraduates for the 1.5 Minute Climate Lecture series.

  • Beth S. Wenger, Moritz and Josephine Berg Professor for the Teaching of Religious Thought, has been named Associate Dean for Graduate Studies in Penn Arts & Sciences.

  • Students and faculty are researching in local and global communities thanks to support from the Dean’s Global Inquiries Fund and the Making a Difference in Diverse Communities program.

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