Early Career Professorships and Career Development Professorships

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Early career professorships and career development professorships are given to promising untenured and recently tenured faculty. They include support for the faculty member's research and teaching program and are awarded for a term.


Current Early Career Professors and Career Development Professors

  • Magali Armillas-Tiseyra, Caroline D. Eckhardt Early Career Professor of Comparative Literature and Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature
  • Erin Heidt-Forsythe, Sherwin Early Career Professor in the Rock Ethics Institute and Assistant Professor of Women's Studies and Political Science
  • Emmanuel Bruno Jean-François, Marian Trygve Freed Early Career Professor in the Department of French and Francophone Studies and Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies, and Comparative Literature
  • Kevin McManus, Gil Watz Early Career Professor in Language and Linguistics and Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics
  • Michael Nelson, Jeffery L. Hyde and Sharon D. Hyde and Political Science Board of Visitors Early Career Professor in Political Science and Assistant Professor of Political Science
  • PJ Perry, Harry and Elissa Sichi Early Career Professor in Anthropology and Associate Professor of Anthropology and Biology
  • Anna Peterson, Tombros Early Career Professor of Classical Studies and Assistant Professor of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies 
  • Kathryn Salzer, Vincent J. and Jeanette M. Gorman-McCourtney Career Development Professor in Medieval History and Associate Professor of History
  • José Soto, Sherwin Early Career Professor in the Rock Ethics Institute and Associate Professor of Psychology
  • Dawn P. Witherspoon, McCourtney Family Early Career Professor in Psychology and Associate Professor of Psychology 

Former Early Career Professors and Career Development Professors (now holding other titles)

  • Jennifer Boittin, Associate Professor of French, Francophone Studies, and History (formerly Josephine Berry Weiss Early Career Professor in the Humanities)
  • Jonathan Eburne, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and English (formerly Josephine Berry Weiss Early Career Professor in the Humanities)
  • Jeremy Engels, Associate Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences (formerly Sherwin Early Career Professor in the Rock Ethics Institute)
  • Paul Grieco, Associate Professor of Economics (formerly Strumpf Early Career Professor of Economics)
  • Daniel Grodzicki, Assistant Professor of Economics (formerly Strumpf Early Career Professor of Economics)
  • Sung Jae Jun, Associate Professor of Economics (formerly Strumpf Early Career Professor of Economics)
  • Xiaofei Lu, Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics and Asian Studies (formerly Gil Watz Early Career Professor in Language and Linguistics)
  • Sarah McClure, Associate Professor of Anthropology (formerly Harry and Elissa Sichi Early Career Professor in Anthropology)
  • Bryan McDonald, Associate Professor of History (formerly Sherwin Early Career Professor in the Rock Ethics Institute)
  • Peter Newberry, Assistant Professor of Economics (formerly Strumpf Early Career Professor of Economics)
  • Koraly Perez-Edgar, McCourtney Professor of Child Studies and Professor of Psychology (formerly McCourtney Family Early Career Professor in Psychology)
  • Aaron Rubin, Malvin E. and Lea P. Bank Professor of Jewish Studies, Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies, and Linguistics (formerly Lea P. and Malvin E. Bank Early Career Professor in Jewish Studies)
  • Benjamin J. Schreier, Mitrani Family Professor of Jewish Studies, and Professor of English and Jewish Studies (formerly Lea P. and Malvin E. Bank Early Career Professor in Jewish Studies and Associate Professor of English and Jewish Studies)
  • Joseph Wright, Associate Professor of Political Science (formerly Jeffrey L. Hyde and Sharon D. Hyde and Political Science Board of Visitors Early Career Professor in Political Science and Associate Professor of Political Science)
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