The School of Arts and Sciences has appointed 16 new members to its standing
faculty for the 2010-11 academic year. The new hires join the faculty at the
junior and senior levels across the natural sciences, social sciences and
This year's new senior appointments are:
Funding for all four of the area-studies National Resource Centers in the
School of Arts and Sciences has been renewed this year. The School's centers
receiving federal support under Title VI of the National Defense Education Act
are the Africa Studies Center, the Center for East Asian Studies,...
Professor of Psychology Robert DeRubeis has been named the Samuel
H. Preston Term Professor in the Social Sciences in the School of Arts and
Sciences. Dr. DeRubeis specializes in the study of abnormal behavior. His
research focuses on the processes that cause and maintain mood disorders, as...
PHILADELPHIA –- Two University of Pennsylvania mathematicians have found
solutions to a 140-year-old, 7-dimensional equation that were not known to exist
for more than a century despite its widespread use in modeling the behavior of
Renata Holod has been named the College for Women Class of 1963 Term
Professor in the Humanities in the School of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Holod is a
member of the history of art department and Curator in the Near East Section at
the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and...
Robert W. Preucel, the Gregory Annenberg Weingarten curator-in-charge of the
American Section at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and
Anthropology, has been named the Sally and Alvin V. Shoemaker Professor of