Term Chair: Dr. Norton
Dr. Anne Norton, professor of political science,
has been appointed to the Alfred L. Cass Term Chair, SAS Dean
Samuel H. Preston has announced recently.
Dr. Norton received her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D.
from the University of Chicago in 1977, 1979, and 1982, respectively.
She has been a professor of political science at Penn since 1993.
Before that, she served on the faculties of the University of
Texas at Austin, Princeton University, and the University of Notre
Dame and as a visiting assistant professor of political science
at the University of Chicago. In addition, she has been a fellow
at the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women and
at the Humanities Research Center of the University of California.
Dr. Norton's research interests include time,
identity and history; methods for the study of politics and culture;
feminist and race theory; and colonialism and post-colonialism
particularly in the Middle East and South Asia. She teaches courses
on political theory, including Muslim political thought; post-structuralism
and post-colonialism; and American politics and culture.
She has authored five books, including Blood
Rites of Late Modernity: Word, Flesh and Revolution to be
published by Routledge in 2002, and she has written numerous book
chapters and journal articles. She served as president of the
politics and history section of the American Political Science
Association and as founding co-editor and an editorial board member
of Theory & Event, a refereed electronic journal of
political theory published by Johns Hopkins University Press.
Steven D. Oppenheim, a 1960 graduate of the
Wharton School, and his wife, Lucille Cass Oppenheim created the
Alfred L. Cass Term Chair in 1988 in memory of Mrs. Oppenheim's
father. Mrs. Oppenheim's mother, the late Gertrude Cass, also
contributed to the gift. Mr. Oppenheim, a partner in the New York
law firm of Faust, Rabbach, & Oppenheim, is a specialist in
Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 29, April 9, 2002
April 9, 2002
Volume 48 Number 29
again time to recognize excellence in teaching at Penn, with
the Lindback and Provost's Awards. And
the recipients are
political science professor is appointed to a
Penn's schools make the grade on the
top ten list of U.S. News graduate schools.
on the experimental SAS
Pilot Curriculum, including insights, accomplishments and
report on the University's
FY 2002 Budget, as reported to Council.
Roundup: a few of the many Penn projects and studies shed
light on interventions, risk-reductions, treatment strategies
and post-traumatic stress.