Three faculty members appointed to endowed chairs
Pamela Lee, Mark Peterson, and Brian Scassellati were appointed to endowed professorships.
Lee, named as the Carnegie Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art, is an art historian who teaches the history, theory, and criticism of late modernism and contemporary art with research interests in the relationship between aesthetics, politics, time, and system. Read Lee’s announcement.
Peterson, appointed as the Edmund S. Morgan Professor of History, is a specialist in early North America and the Atlantic world. Read Peterson’s announcement.
Scassellati, designated as the A. Bartlett Giamatti Professor of Computer Science, focuses his research on building embodied computational models of human social behavior, especially the developmental progression of early social skills. Read Scassellati’s announcement.