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NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Humanities Professors Inducted into American Philosophical Society
Alexander Nehamas, the Edmund N. Carpenter II Class of 1943 Professor in the Humanities and professor of philosophy and comparative literature, and Joyce Carol Oates, the Roger S. Berlind '52 Professor of the Humanities, Emerita, and professor of creative writing, emerita, were recently elected to the American Philosophical Society (APS), the nation's oldest scholarly organization.
Journalism Student Azza Cohen '16 Named to Princeton Board of Trustees
Azza Cohen '16, who graduated with a degree in history and certificates in South Asian studies and Urban studies, was elected by the junior, senior and two youngest alumni classes to serve four years as a young alumni trustee.
Humanistic Studies Professor Susan Wolfson to Receive Award for Undergraduate Teaching Excellence
Susan Wolfson, professor of English, is one of two faculty members selected to receive awards for excellence in undergraduate teaching from the Princeton University chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. She has been on the Princeton faculty for 25 years and was recognized for her "genuine love for teaching" and "generosity and compassion."
Humanities Graduate Students Receive Teaching Awards
Brian Gingrich (English) and Melissa Verhey (French and Italian) received the Graduate School's annual Teaching Award in recognition of their outstanding abilities as teachers.
Jeff Dolven Announced as Second Behrman Professor in the Humanities
The Council of the Humanities is pleased to announce that Jeff Dolven, associate professor of English, will become the second Behrman Professor in the Humanities, starting his three-year term next spring.
Doctoral Candidate Awarded Rome Prize in Arts and Humanities
Leon Grek, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature, received the Paul Mellon/Frank Brown Pre-Doctoral Rome Prize for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies.
Professors Mackey and Wachtel receive Behrman Award for the Humanities
Princeton professors Steven Mackey and Michael Wachtel have received the University's Howard T. Behrman Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities.
Faculty Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Princeton humanities professors Jill Dolan and Denis Feeney were among 176 Fellows elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 236th class of new members, which includes some of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, and artists.