Faculty Archive

  • In a new book, Sophia Rosenfeld, Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History, digs up the roots of the relationship between democracy and truth.

  • Tulia Falleti, Class of 1965 Term Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Latin American and Latino Studies Program, on the past, present, and possible future of Venezuela.

  • Undergraduates dig into archival records to reframe Penn’s historical ties to slavery.

  • We asked Joseph Kable, Baird Term Professor of Psychology, why humans can’t seem to make the commitment to slow climate change.

  • Marc Meredith, Associate Professor of Political Science, discusses the new Democrat House majority and the governmental shutdown.

  • In one year, Sheila Murnaghan, Alfred Reginald Allen Memorial Professor of Greek, published a translation of Medea and books on the Beat generation and classics for children.

  • We look back on our favorite arts and sciences stories of 2018.

  • MindCORE's intensive summer fellowship program lets Penn undergrads work with researchers.

  • Center for the Study of Contemporary China podcast explores Chinese politics, economics, law, and society.

  • Nikhil Anand, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, examines the impacts and possibilities of infrastructure.

  • With the Penn Alumni Reading Club, the Center for Africana Studies delivers intellectual engagement directly to alumni—and the public.

  • English professors David L. Eng and Melissa Sanchez explain how theory informs their research.

  • For their 60-second lecture, Emily Steiner, Professor of English, and doctoral student Aylin Malcolm, put a dramatic twist on medieval English and the 2018 midterm elections.

  • Samuel Freeman, Avalon Professor in the Humanities, on classical liberalism, high liberalism, libertarians, and distributive justice.

  • Michele Margolis, Assistant Professor of Political Science, discusses the effect of politics on religious identity.

  • It is easy, at the moment, to feel like the American political landscape has become unrecognizable. In their headlong race for personal and partisan advantage among a historically polarized electorate, politicians regularly profane the sacred rules and norms that once channeled and contained political energies. Each week brings news of fresh outrages from our elected officials and of new social movements ready to reset the boundaries of the politically possible.

  • The latest OMNIA Podcast recaps the fall 2018 lectures and highlights a few past presentations by the likes of Angela Duckworth, Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology, and author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.

  • A sampling of some of our spookiest stories.

  • First-year seminars provide new students with an in-depth exploration of diverse topics.

  • Deborah Thomas embeds herself in communities stricken by violence to chronicle the humanity revealed during the aftermath.

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