Cristina Bicchieri Receives Italian Knighthood

Dr. Cristina Bicchieri, Carol and Michael Lowenstein Professor of Philosophy and Legal Studies and director of the PPE program, has been knighted by the Italian government Cavaliere al Merito della Reppublica Italiana. This is one of the highest honors conferred by the Italian government for contributions in the field of arts and sciences.

Arts & Sciences News

Duckworth Named a Public Influencer by Education Week

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.

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Karen Tani Appointed a Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor

She will have joint appointments in the Department of History in Arts and Sciences and in the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.

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Seven College Seniors and Alumni Receive 2020 Thouron Awards

Four College of Arts & Sciences seniors and three recent alumni have won a Thouron Award to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom.

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Gerald J. Porter Recognized by the Mathematical Association of America

He received the Yueh-Gin Gung and Dr. Charles Y. Hu Award for Distinguished Service to Mathematics.

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David Amponsah Named Presidential Assistant Professor of Africana Studies

David Amponsah, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, has been named Presi

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Ricardo Bracho Named Inaugural Abrams Artist-in-Residence

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.

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