New faculty introduce their humanities research at welcome event

In fall of 2018 more than thirty new faculty members with scholarly interest in the humanities joined UF as part of the Faculty 500 initiative. 

At our annual “What Are They Working On? New Faculty Welcome,” event seventeen new faculty members from three different colleges introduced themselves and their research areas to an attentive audience. 

The even presented an opportunity for UF faculty and staff to mingle with new colleagues across the humanities disciplines. 

The photo shows from left to right:

Shu-han Yeh, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Chinese Studies)

Andrea Galinski, Department of Landscape Architecture

Trevor Mowchun, Department of English (Film Studies)

Amber Ross, Department of Philosophy

Steven Klein, Department of Political Science

Selda Altan, Department of History

Rachel Silveri, School of Art & Art History

Katherine Grillo, Department of Anthropology

James Garner, Linguistics

Yi Luo, Department of Landscape Architecture

Benedikt Pontzen, Department of Religion (Postdoctoral fellow)

Rae Yan, Department of English

Ryosuke Sano, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Japanese Studies)

Elizabeth García, Center for Latin American Studies

Amy Jung, Dial Center for Written and Oral Communication

Jillian Hernandez, Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies Research

Jeff Carney, School of Architecture

 

Other new faculty who were not able to attend the event and are not pictured include:

Shu-han Yeh, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Chinese Studies)

Yi Luo, Department of Landscape Architecture

Ryosuke Sano, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Japanese Studies)

James Garner, Linguistics

Uwem Akpan, Department of English 

Camille Bordas, Department of English

Matthieu Felt, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Japanese Studies)

Rodrigo Borges, Department of Philosophy

Antonio Sajid López, Department of Spanish & Portuguese Studies

Kyle Bohunicky, Digital Worlds Institute

Jessica-Jean Casler, University Writing Program 

Adrienne Strong, Department of Anthropology

Ashley Preston, African American Studies Program

Max Deardorff, Department of History

Jennifer Pretak, Department of Spanish & Portuguese Studies, Department of Philosophy

Jeanne Ewert, George A. Smathers Libraries (English/Film Studies/Folklore)

Diego Pascual y Cabo, Department of Spanish & Portuguese Studies

Timothy Karis, International Studies