André Dombrowski has been appointed Frances Shapiro-Weitzenhoffer Associate Professor of 19th Century European Art.
Sixteen Penn Arts & Sciences students and alumni have been awarded Fulbright grants for the 2020-21 academic year.
Zeyu Chen, C’21, has been selected as a Key into Public Service Scholar by The Phi Beta Kappa Society, the nation’s most prestigious academic honor society. The award recognizes students who have demonstrated interest in working in the public sector and possess a strong academic record in the liberal arts and sciences.
Jean-Christophe Cloutier, Assistant Professor of English, is the 2020 recipient of the Waldo Gifford Leland Award given by the Society of American Archivists.
Paul Lin, C'21, has been selected as a Udall Scholar by the Udall Foundation, which awards scholarships for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment.
Guthrie Ramsey, Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Music, and Eve M. Troutt Powell, Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of History and Africana Studies, have been elected members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Additional resources to support graduate students in their final year of funding whose research has been impacted by the restrictions resulting from COVID-19.
Ignacio Javier López, Professor and Chair of Romance Languages, has been appointed Edwin B. and Leonore R. Williams Professor of Romance Languages.
Beth Linker, Associate Professor of History and Sociology of Science, has been appointed the Samuel H. Preston Endowed Term Associate Professor in the Social Sciences.
Angela Duckworth, Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology, was included in the top 10 of Education Week’s 2020 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.
She will have joint appointments in the Department of History in Arts and Sciences and in the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.
Four College of Arts & Sciences seniors and three recent alumni have won a Thouron Award to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom.
David Amponsah, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, has been named Presidential Assistant Professor of Africana Studies. Amponsah came to Penn in 2018 from the University of Missouri, Columbia, where he was Assistant Professor of Religious Studies.
Ricardo A. Bracho has been named the first Abrams Artist-in-Residence in Penn Arts & Sciences, in the Alice Paul Center for Research on Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies.
College senior Srinivas Mandyam has been awarded a Churchill Scholarship for one year of graduate research study at the University of Cambridge in England.
Margo Natalie Crawford, Professor of English and Director of the Center for Africana Studies, has been appointed Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Professor for Faculty Excellence.
Roxanne L. Euben, Professor of Political Science, has been appointed Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Social Sciences, and Joshua B. Plotkin, Professor of Biology, has been appointed Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Natural Sciences.
Neil Tomson, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program award, the NSF's most prestigious award in support of early-career faculty.