Tina Lu and Dr. Nenad Sestan were appointed to endowed professorships.
Lu, named as the Colonel John Trumbull Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures, is a scholar and educator whose research and teaching focus on the literature of China’s late imperial period, from around 1550 to around 1750. Read Lu’s announcement.
Sestan, appointed as the Harvey and Kate Cushing Professor of Neuroscience, focuses his research on the molecular mechanisms by which connections are formed in the cerebral cortex, the part of the mammalian brain that processes senses, commands motor activity, and underlies higher-order cognitive functions. Read Sestan’s announcement.