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New Faculty 2019

New Faculty

Introduce yourself to the incoming faculty cohort in the Division of Arts and Humanities for the academic year 2019 – 2020. Appointed to our six departments after a rigorous and competitive selection process, your new faculty reflect the foundational strengths of our division and share the professional commitment of our student-centered, research-focused and service-oriented public university.

Awards and Honors

Division of Arts and Humanities faculty members have received many prestigious awards and honors, including endowed chairs at the university. Click on each honor to view the recipients.

Pulitzer Prize / MacArthur Fellows / Guggenheim Fellows

Pulitzer Prize


MacArthur Fellows


Guggenheim Fellows

NEH Fellows / ACLS Fellows

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellows


American Council of Learned Societies Fellows

Tony Award / National Humanities Medal / National Book Critics Circle Award

National Humanities Center Fellows / Ford Foundation Fellows

National Humanities Center Fellows


Ford Foundation Fellows

UC and UC San Diego Awards

UC San Diego Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award

For Senate Members

For Non-Senate Members

UC San Diego Chancellor's Associates Faculty Excellence Award


UC San Diego Academic Senate Faculty Research Lecturer


UC San Diego Hellman Fellows


UCSD Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and Diversity Award


UC Panunzio Distinguished Emeriti Award

  • 1996: Avrum Stroll, History

UC President's Research Fellowship in the Humanities

Endowed Chairs

Endowed chairs are highly honored academic positions that attract and support distinguished faculty. Information on Endowed Chairs.

History

  • Chair in Studies in Ancient Jewish Civilizations: Mira Balberg
  • Herman Wouk Chair of Modern Jewish Studies: Deborah Hertz
  • Hwei-Chih and Julia Hsiu Endowed Chair in Chinese Studies: Karl Gerth
  • Chair of Judaic Studies: not currently filled
  • Harriet and Louis Bookheim Endowed Chair in Biblical Hebrew and Related Languages: not currently filled
  • Gerry and Jeannie Ranglas Endowed Chair in Ancient Greek History: Denise Demetriou
  • Alkiviadis Vassiliadis Endowed Chair in Byzantine Greek History: Edward Watts
  • Nicholas Family Endowed Chair in Modern Greek History: Thomas Gallant
  • Frank Caylus Grandier Chair in Medieval European History: not currently filled
  • Paul G. Pickowicz Endowed Chair in Modern Chinese History: Micah Muscolino

Literature

Music

Philosophy

Theatre and Dance