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Andy Perrin

Andrew Perrin

Director Emeritus (2019-2020)

Andrew Perrin is a professor of sociology and director emeritus of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities.


James Moeser

James Moeser

Chancellor Emeritus (2000-2008), Director Emeritus (Interim Director 2016-2017)

James Moeser is Chancellor Emeritus and served as interim director for the Institute for the Arts in Humanities from 2016-2017, and has an office located in Hyde Hall.


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John McGowan

Director Emeritus (Director 2006-2014), Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature
919-962-4022 jpm@email.unc.edu

John McGowan served for eight years as the Director of UNC’s Institute for the Arts and Humanities.


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Ruel Tyson

IAH Founder and Director Emeritus (Director 1987-2006)

Ruel Tyson founded the Institute for the Arts and Humanities and guided its development as director for 20 years. He remained dedicated to scholarship and service until his passing in 2019.


Mark Katz

Mark Katz

Director Emeritus (Director 2014-2019), Distinguished Professor of Music
919-962-6831 mkatz@email.unc.edu

Mark Katz is the Ruel W. Tyson, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Humanities and former Director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities.