Strategic Committee

  • Andrew Niess

    Andrew Niess

    Mellon Dissertation Fellow, Penn Program in Environmental Humanities

    I am an audio-visual researcher based in Philadelphia. Impelled by the urgency of contemporary ecological crises, I make research that highlights their disorienting exigencies.

  • Faye Parker is facing the camera wearing a red sweater, arms crossed, leaning against a tree.

    Faye Parker

    College of Arts and Sciences

    PPEH Digital Engagement Intern Alum

    Faye Parker is a Junior in the College of Arts and Sciences from Swampscott, Massachusetts major

  • Adriana Petryna

    Adriana Petryna

    Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Anthropology

    I am dedicated to research and teaching in anthropological theory and methods, the social studies of science and technology, globalization and health, and medical anthropology.

  • Jennifer Pinto-Martin looks to the camera smiling. She has blonde chin-length hair.

    Jennifer Pinto-Martin

    Viola MacInnes/Independence Professor

    Jennifer Pinto-Martin, MPH, PhD is the Viola MacInnes/Independence Professor in the Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
  • Portrait of Simon Richter. Simon has short gray hair, facial hair, and wire rimmed glasses. They are standing in front of a body of water.

    Simon Richter

    Professor of German

    Simon Richter is the Class of 1942 Endowed Term Professor of German and Dutch literature and culture; he is also faculty fellow at the Penn Institute for Urban Research and Perry World House.


    Paul Saint-Amour

    Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Humanities & Professor of English

    Paul Saint-Amour works on Victorian and modernist literature and has special interests in the novel, law, trauma, visual culture, and sound studies. After receiving his B.A.

  • Paul Sniegowski

    Paul Sniegowski

    Stephen A. Levin Family Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

    Professor of Biology

    As dean of the College, Sniegowski has responsibility for undergraduate curricula, programs and students in all departments and nondepartmental programs in Penn Arts & Sciences.

  • Portrait of Franca Trubiano

    Franca Trubiano

    Associate Professor of Architecture

    Franca Trubiano is Associate Professor and a Registered Architect with l'Ordre des Architectes du Québec.