Arts & Sciences welcomes new chairs and directors

Arts & Sciences announces nine new chairs and directors, whose expertise and enthusiasm will be integral to leading their units.

Ian Bogost - Director of Film and Media Studies

Patrick Burke - Chair of Music

Letty Chen - Chair of East Asian Languages and Cultures

Matt Erlin - Chair of Germanic Languages and Literatures (appointment for fall 2021 only)

Shanti Parikh - Chair of African and African-American Studies

John Shareshian - Chair of Mathematics and Statistics

Julie Singer - Chair of Romance Languages and Literatures

Lynne Tatlock - Chair of Germanic Languages and Literatures (appointment beginning in spring 2022)

Corinna Treitel - Chair of History

Arts & Sciences would also like to thank the following faculty members who have concluded their time as department and program leaders:

J. Andrew Brown - Vice Dean of Faculty Affairs; Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature

Todd Decker - Professor of Musicology, American Culture Studies, and Film and Media Studies; Paul Tietjens Professor of Music

Gerald Early - Professor of English and of African and African-American Studies; ​Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters

Peter Kastor - Professor of History and American Culture Studies; Samuel K. Eddy Professor

Marvin Marcus - Professor of Japanese Language and Literature and of Comparative Literature

John E. McCarthy - Professor of Mathematics and Statistics; Spencer T. Olin Professor of Mathematics

Erin McGlothlin -Vice Dean of Undergraduate Affairs, College of Arts & Sciences; Professor of German and Jewish Studies

Gaylyn Studlar - ​Professor of Film and Media Studies; David May Distinguished Professor in the Humanities