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Call for applications: Faculty Fellowship Program, 2021-2022

Call for FFP applications

The deadline to apply is Thursday, Sept. 24 at 11:59 p.m.

IAH Zoom Talks

Upcoming Zoom Talks

Our virtual talk series features discussions during the COVID-19 crisis. For a list of our speakers and previously recorded videos, please click here!

Watch “Faculty Conversation: Teaching, Learning, Medicine, and Ethics in Pandemic Times”

Presented by the Institute for the Arts and Humanities and the Center for Faculty Excellence

Pamela Lothspeich to serve as director of the New Faculty Program


Dr. Pamela Lothspeich will serve as program director of the New Faculty Program beginning July 1, 2020.

Watch IAH Zoom Talks: Judith Butler

  “Who Draws the World: Why Arts and Humanities are Crucial in the COVID-19 Crisis” with Judith Butler, in conversation with Florence Dore and Andrew Perrin Listen on our podcast Judith Butler is Maxine Elliot Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature and the Program of Critical Theory at the University of California, Berkeley. She received her Ph.D. in Philosophy from Yale University in 1984. She is … Continued

Watch IAH Zoom Talks: Jane Thrailkill

  “The Meaning of Aging in COVID Times” with Jane F. Thrailkill Jane F. Thrailkill is a Bank of America Honors Term Associate Professor and teaches American literature and health humanities in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her first book, Affecting Fictions: Mind, Body, and Emotion in American Literary Realism (Harvard UP, 2007), examines the influence of pragmatist phi … Continued

Watch IAH Zoom Talks: Neil Prose, M.D.

  Dr. Neil Prose and Keepers of the House Neil Prose, M.D., is a professor of Dermatology, Pediatrics and Global Health at Duke University. Dr. Prose’s primary area of clinical interest is pediatric dermatology. His main area of academic interest is provider-patient communication. He is actively involved in developing new models for teaching empathic communication skills to medical students, nurses, midwives, an … Continued

Mai Thi Nguyen named director of the Academic Leadership Program

Mai Thi Nguyen

Mai Thi Nguyen, associate professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning and director of the Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program at UNC-Chapel Hill, has been named as director of the Academic Leadership Program (ALP) beginning July 1. Created in 2002, the program helps support current and emerging academic leaders by developing leadership skills, clarifying career commitments, and helping Fello … Continued

Watch IAH Zoom Talks: David Kiel

  “Building A Pipeline for Future Innovation by Supporting Academic Intrapreneurs” David Kiel has created seven separate leadership development programs for faculty at UNC-Chapel Hill and consulted on strategic planning and leadership with other R-1s, doctoral-level Institutions, four-year colleges, and community colleges. Kiel presented his Zoom Talk on Tuesday, April 28, 2020. To learn more about the series, p … Continued

Watch IAH Zoom Talks: Deans Terry Rhodes and Elizabeth Engelhardt

  Dr. Terry Rhodes, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and Dr. Elizabeth Engelhardt, Senior Associate Dean for Fine Arts and Humanities, discussed academic leadership in times of crisis for the IAH Zoom Talks series on Thursday, April 16, 2020. To learn more about the series, please visit