Advancing the Arts and Humanities Steering Committee

“Penn State will be a leader in the arts and humanities, utilizing them — along with the sciences and other disciplines — as agents of change in addressing complex global issues.”

Caroline Eckhardt, Chair
Director of the School of Global Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Mary Jean and Frank P. Smeal Chair in Literary Theory and Comparative Criticism, and Professor of Comparative Literature and English, College of the Liberal Arts

John Christman, Member
Director of the Humanities Institute and Professor of Philosophy, Political Science, and Women’s Studies, College of the Liberal Arts

Eric Corty, Member
Director of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Penn State Behrend

Paul Greene, Member
Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology and Integrative Arts, Penn State Brandywine

Laurie Grobman, Member
Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Penn State Berks

Athena Jackson, Member
Huck Chair and Head of Special Collections, University Libraries

Wanda Knight, Member
Associate Professor of Art Education, College of Arts and Architecture

Mark Morrisson, Member
Head, Department of English and Professor of English, College of the Liberal Arts

Rebecca Strzelec, Member
Professor of Visual Arts, Penn State Altoona

Paul Taylor, Member
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Professor of Philosophy and African American Studies

Scott Wing, Member
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Arts and Architecture

Lu Sun, Resource Member
Office of Planning and Assessment