Arts and Sciences News
Lorgia García Peña is the new Mellon Associate Professor in the Department of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora; Amy Lischko is a new Professor of the Practice in the Department of Community Health; and Lawrence Uricchio is the new Youniss Family Assistant Professor of Innovation in the Department of Biology.
An outstanding group of faculty will join A&S for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Jack and Jan Derby’s philanthropy names the Derby Entrepreneurship Center at Tufts and creates a lasting legacy for a popular teacher and former director of the innovation hub.
From selling scrubs in parking lots to trading her company’s shares on Wall Street, Trina Spear, A05, is shaping the future of female entrepreneurship and the medical apparel industry.
The university will become a member of the Association of American Universities.
Heather Nathans, the Nathan and Alice Gantcher Professor, Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies, will become the next Dean of Academic Affairs for the School of Arts and Sciences, effective September 1, 2021
Anne Harris, MFA '21, is highlighted in this Boston Globe piece on emerging artists.
Historian Erika Lee, J91, details the long ugly history of discrimination against Asian Americans, how it continues today, and what can be done about it.
Ayanna Thomas, Professor of Psychology, will become the next Dean of Research for A&S in September.