FAS dean announces four new faculty appointments

Tamar Szabó Gendler, dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, announced the appointment of Kurt Zilm, professor of chemistry, as chair of the Department of Chemistry.

Gendler also announced the following reappointments:

Charles Ahn, the William K. Lanman Jr. Professor of Applied Physics, as chair of the Department of Applied Physics;

Mark Hochstrasser, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, as chair of the Department of Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry; and

Anne Underhill, professor of anthropology, as chair of the Department of Anthropology.

All appointments will be for three years, effective July 1, except for Hochstrasser who will hold his appointment for two years.