- Benjamin Garcia Appointed Presidential Term Professor
Benjamin Garcia has been named the first Presidential Term Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, effective June 1. Garcia will be Presidential Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics in the Perelman School of Medicine.
- Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education
The Graduate School of Education has launched the Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education which is led by Associate Professor of Education Shaun Harper. The Center brings together researchers whose work will inform education policy and practice.
- Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois - Honorary Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies
Dr. W.E.B. Du Bois was posthumously bestowed with an Honorary Emeritus Professorship in Sociology and Africana Studies.
- Randall Kennedy - Inaugural Raymond Pace and Sadie Alexander Visiting Scholar
Randall Kennedy, a leading scholar of civil liberties and race relations law and an award-winning author, has been appointed Penn Law’s inaugural Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander ED’18, GR’21, L’27 Visiting Professor of Civil Rights for the 2012 spring semester.