School of Arts & Sciences
PHILADELPHIA - Kal Penn, star of the new film "The Namesake" and known for his role as Kumar in the movie "Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle," will be a guest instructor at the University of Pennsylvania. He will teach two undergraduate courses in the spring semester of 2008 tentatively titled "Images of Asian Americans in the Media" and "Contemporary American Teen Films."
Dr. Kathryn Dunn Tenpas
Washington Semester Program director and adjunct associate
professor of political science, University of Pennsylvania
* Presidential scholar who studies White House operations and staffing
* Co-author "Explaining Increasing Turnover Rates Among Presidential Advisors," Journal of Politics
* Author of the book "Presidents as Candidates"