Visiting Research Scholars Alumni News

This article first appeared in ISAW Newsletter 22 (Fall 2018).

Gilles Bransbourg, Research Associate and VRS 2010-11, was appointed Deputy Director at the American Numismatic Society in January 2018.

Emily Cole, VRS 2016-18, was appointed Postdoctoral Scholar at the Center for the Tebtunis Papyri, Classics Department, University of California, Berkeley, in September 2018.

Damián Fernández, VRS 2009-10, will be a Fellow in the Society for the Humanities at Cornell University for the 2018-19 academic year.

Jinyu Liu, VRS 2007-8, was promoted to Full Professor in the Department of Classical Studies at DePauw University in July 2018; Prof. Liu will be Visiting Professor in the Department of Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies at the University of British Columbia during fall 2018 and Distinguished Guest Professor at the Guangqi International Center for Scholars of Shanghai Normal University during spring 2019.

Elizabeth Murphy, VRS 2014-16, was appointed Assistant Professor of Classics at Florida State University in August 2018.

Perrine Pilette, VRS 2014-15, will start a new position as Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow at Sorbonne Université in Paris in October 2018.

Darrel Rutkin, VRS 2009-10, was appointed Associate Professor in the Dipartimento di Filosofia e Beni Culturali at the Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia in September 2018.

Caroline Sauvage, VRS 2009-10, was promoted to Associate Professor of Classics and Archaeology at Loyola Marymount University in August 2018.

Juan Manuel Tebes, VRS 2015, was appointed Käte Hamburger Kolleg Research Fellow at the Centrum für Religionswissenschaftliche Studien, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, for May-August 2018.

Marja Vierros, VRS 2012-13, was appointed Associate Professor of Classical Philology at the University of Helsinki in March 2018.

Zeev Weiss, VRS 2016, will be the Leon Levy Foundation Professor of Jewish Material Culture at the Bard Graduate Center during spring 2019.

Mantha Zarmakoupi, VRS 2009-10, recently began a new position as Morris Russell and Josephine Chidsey Williams Assistant Professor in Roman Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania.