Provost Vincent Price announced the appointment of the second cohort of Penn Fellows.
The Penn Fellows program, begun last year, provides leadership development to select Penn faculty members in mid-career. It includes opportunities to build cross-campus networks, meet with academic leaders both inside and outside Penn, think strategically about universities and university governance, and interact informally with Penn administrators.
Lisa Bellini, professor of medicine and vice dean for resident and faculty affairs in the School of Medicine, an expert in medical education, especially the effects of fatigue and sleep deprivation on patients, residents, and faculty.
Camille Charles, Edmund J. and Louis W. Kahn Term Professor in the Social Sciences, professor of sociology, and director of the Center for Africana Studies, an expert on race in America, especially in universities and urban environments.
Chanita Hughes-Halbert, associate professor of psychology in psychiatry in the School of Medicine, an expert on cancer prevention, especially among minority and other underserved populations.
Kelly Jordan-Sciutto, associate professor of pathology in the School of Dental Medicine, an expert on interdisciplinary approaches to the function and dysfunction of neurons, especially in HIV infection.
Randall Mason, associate professor of city and regional planning and chair of the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation in the School of Design, an expert on urban planning and the historic preservation of American cities.
Peter Struck, associate professor and undergraduate chair of classical studies in the School of Arts and Sciences and director of the Benjamin Franklin Scholars Program, an expert on the intellectual history of ancient Greece.