Staff

Fares portrait   Farès el-Dahdah
Director
Professor of Architecture
fdahdah@rice.edu
x4754, Herring Hall 302

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Melissa Bailar
Associate Director

Professor in the Practice of Humanities
melba@rice.edu
x5968, Herring Hall 303
  

Projects: Digital Humanities, Grants and Proposals, Special Projects, New  Programming   

   
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Lauren Kleinschmidt
Assistant Director

laurenk@rice.edu
x2770, Herring Hall 304
  

Projects:Budget, Rice Seminars, Conferences, Innovation Fund, Masterclasses, Specialized Lecture Series
   
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Carolyn Adams
Program Coordinator

cla1@rice.edu
x4227, Herring Hall 306
  

Projects: Faculty Fellowships, Graduate Student Programming, Workshops    
   
Ryan Bell

Ryan Bell
Outreach Program Manager
ryanb@rice.edu
x3021, Herring Hall 305

Projects: Undergraduate Programming, Humanities Internship Opportunities, Public Humanities, Website



 Graduate Assistants

 Karen Karen Rosenthall
Doctoral Student, Department of English

karen.m.rosenthall@rice.edu
x3021, Herring Hall 305

Projects:
Public Humanities, including the Civic Humanists Program
 

 

Faculty Advisory Panel 

The HRC Faculty Advisory Panel is made up of ten panelists and the director. Panelists serve three-year staggered terms, and provide intellectual guidance for the center's programs. They also review the center's many applicants for fellowships and funding.     

Farès el-Dahdah
Director of the Humanities Research Center      
Professor of Architecture
2012 - present     

      

Melissa Bailar
Associate Director
Professor in the Practice of Humanities      

Carl Caldwell
Samuel G. McCann Professor of History
2010 - present     

      

Joseph Campana
Assistant Professor of English
2012 - present     

Anne Chao
Adjunct Lecturer in Humanities
2013-present

      

Leo Costello
Assistant Professor of Art History
2012 - present    
   

Beatriz Gonzalez-Stephan
Lee Hage Jamail Professor of Latin American Studies
2012 - present   

      

Matthias Henze
Associate Professor of Jewish Studies
2013-present
 


Scott McGill
Associate Professor of Classical Studies
2008 - present
    

      

Alexander Regier
Associate Professor of English
2012 - present
      

John Sparagana
Professor of Visual and Dramatic Arts
2012 - present

      

Kerry Ward
Associate Professor of History
2012 - present