Friday, August 3, 2007

Scholars on the Move: Accolades and New Posts

Well it's that time of year when the academic folks are on the move. I send out my hearty congratulations to one and all. If you would like me to post your move so that people will be able to locate you more easily, send me a comment or e-mail.

Here are the new moves I know about...accolades to each of you!

Madeleine Scopello has been recently appointed Director of Research at the National Center of Scientific Research Sorbonne, Paris.

Ismo Dunderberg is Visiting Scholar at Wolfson College, Oxford University for 2007-2008 academic year, on leave from the University of Helsinki.

Francis Flannery-Dailey is now Associate Professor of Religion at James Madison University, moving from Hendrix College.

Elliott Wolfson is Visiting Professor at Rice University for Fall semester, supported by the Humanities Research Center and a fellowship awarded from the Lynette S. Autrey Endowment and the National Endowment for the Humanities. A symposium "Venturing Beyond the Beyond" will be held in honor of Wolfson's contributions to the field, October 26, 2007.

Associate Professor of History, Paula Sanders has been appointed Dean of Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies at Rice University.

Annette Y. Reed is now Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, moving from McMaster.

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