Deborah Fitzgerald, Kenan Sahin Dean of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, has announced the appointment of eight faculty members to leadership roles for the School. "I hope that you will join me in thanking the outgoing leadership for their fantastic work, and in welcoming the incoming leadership to their new roles," Fitzgerald said. "The School is extremely fortunate to have such dedicated and effective faculty."
The following six appointments become effective on July 1, 2013:
Alex Byrne, associate head of Philosophy
Peter Child, head of Music and Theater Arts
Mary Fuller, head of Literature
Melissa Nobles, head of Political Science
David Pesetsky, head of Linguistics and Philosophy
Emma Teng, director of the Program in Women's and Gender Studies
Two additional appointments are already in effect:
Ian Condry became head of Foreign Languages and Literatures effective January 1, 2013.
James Paradis, who has served as interim head of Comparative Media Studies since 2010, now serves as head of Comparative Media Studies/Writing.