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Promoting collaborative research on ideas central to the pressing issues of our time.

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board of the Humanities Institute is made up of faculty members in Liberal Arts who display a wide variety of research interests and hold multiple connections in the College and University. Board members meet 2-3 times per semester to discuss initiatives and help spur interest in our themes and projects, as well as to evaluate applications regarding graduate and faculty scholars in residence candidates.

Alicia Decker
Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies, African Studies, and History

Greg Eghigian
Professor of History

Debbie Hawhee
McCourtney Professor of Civic Deliberation
Professor of English and Communication Arts and Sciences

Elizabeth Mansfield
Department Head, Art History
Professor of Art History

Andrew Sandoval-Strausz
Director, Latinx Studies
Associate Professor of History

Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor
Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and English

Ex officio Member

Scott Bennett
Senior Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
Distinguished Professor of Political Science