Topic: Faculty

University News

Brown’s female professors earn less than male counterparts

November 5, 2015 0 comments

Male professors at Brown were paid on average $14,841 more than their female counterparts in the 2013-2014 academic year.

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Provost proposes initiative to bring refugees to Brown

October 7, 2015 0 comments

A short list of refugees who are scholars interested in coming to Brown has been sent to various departments.

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Dean of faculty cuts $450,000 from budget

September 24, 2015 1 comment

The Office of the Dean of the Faculty has reduced the temporary teaching budget by $450,000 this year to help reduce the structural deficit.

Professor of Anthropology and Italian Studies David Kertzer ’69 P’95 ’98 used long-concealed archives to craft a narrative that includes previously unknown and condemning details about Pope Pius XI.

University News

Kertzer awarded Pulitzer Prize for biography of Mussolini, Pope Pius XI

April 21, 2015 10 comments

Professor of Anthropology and Italian Studies David Kertzer secured a Pulitzer Prize Monday for his biography of Pope Pius XI and Benito Mussolini.

University News

Faculty debates final exam grading deadline

April 8, 2015 2 comments

Faculty members voted to change University policies on postdoctoral hiring and concentration declarations to more accurately reflect current practices.

University News

Faculty approves cybersecurity program

March 4, 2015 0 comments

Administrators and faculty members also discussed renovations to the Sciences Library and the University’s budget deficit at a Tuesday faculty meeting.

A joint proposal: married to teaching, teaching while married

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A joint proposal: married to teaching, teaching while married

February 13, 2015 0 comments

“He’s the best valentine,” Cooper Nelson said. “Valentines need to stick together.”

Associate Professor of Computer Science and department vice chair Thomas Doeppner and Madeline Day Price ’15 prepare for Friday’s performance.

Arts & Culture

Professors take to floor for dance-off

February 6, 2015 0 comments

Seven professors, each paired with a student dancer, will perform Friday at Dancing with the Profs after over a semester of dance lessons and rehearsals.

University News

Faculty endorses tie to Holy Cross ROTC program

February 4, 2015 1 comment

Faculty members voted 35-29 in favor of developing new partnerships with Navy ROTC and Air Force ROTC units based at the Holy Cross.

“It’s time to look at the world around me in addition to Brown,” said Sheila Blumstein, professor of cognitive, linguistic and psychological sciences, as she chooses to dedicate more time to research than teaching.

Science & Research

Sheila Blumstein, former interim U. president, to enter phased retirement

January 29, 2015 3 comments

Sheila Blumstein, who served in administrative roles including interim president, will enter a phased retirement effective July 1.