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Humanities Institute Administration

Yuval Avnur

Director

Yuval Avnur is Professor of Philosophy at Scripps College. He works on a broad range of issues about belief and doubt, including in contemporary epistemology, philosophy of religion, and the history of philosophy. He will be director of the Humanities Institute until Spring 2021.

 

Becky Ackley

Assistant to the Director

Becky Ackley has been working for the Humanities Institute since January 2020.


Humanities Institute Directors past and present, clockwise from top left: Claire Bridge, Michael Roth, Rita Roberts, David Lloyd, Susan Rankaitis, Norton Batkin, Julia E. Liss, Nathalie Rachlin, Dion Scott-Kakures, Cheryl Walker

Humanities Institute Directors past and present, clockwise from top left: Claire Bridge, Michael S. Roth, Rita Roberts, David Lloyd, Susan Rankaitis, Norton Batkin, Julia E. Liss, Nathalie Rachlin, Dion Scott-Kakures, Cheryl Walker

 Past Directors

  • Myriam Chancy: Fall 2019 – Spring 2020
  • Yuval Avnur: Fall 2018 – Spring 2019
  • Hao Huang: Fall 2017 – Spring 2018
  • Lara Deeb: Fall 2016 – Spring 2017
  • Hao Huang: Fall 2015 – Spring 2016
  • Yuval Avnur: Spring 2015
  • Juliet Koss: Fall 2014
  • Cándida Jáquez: 2011-2014
  • T. Kim-Trang Tran: 2008-2011
  • Nathalie Rachlin: 2005-2008
  • Julia E. Liss: 2002-2005
  • David Lloyd: 1999-2002
  • Cheryl Walker: 1996-1999
  • Dion Scott-Kakures: 1995-1996
  • Rita Roberts: 1994-1995
  • Norton Batkin: 1988-Fall 1990
  • Michael S. Roth: Spring 1990-1994 and 1986-1988

Advisory Board : 2016 – 17

  • Jih-Fei Cheng; Assistant Professor of Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • Wendy Cheng; Assistant Professor of American Studies
  • Hao Huang; Professor of Music, current Humanities Institute Director
  • YouYoung Kang; Associate Professor of Music; Core Director
  • Thomas Kim; Associate Professor of Politics
  • Carmen Sanjuán-Pastor; Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies