Two Women Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Carleton College

Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, has named five scholars to endowed chairs. Two of the new appointees are women.

Barbara Allen was named to the Ada M. Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professorship in the Social Sciences. After teaching at the Kelley Graduate School of Business at Indiana University, Dr. Allen joined the Carleton faculty in 1998 and has served as chair of the department of political science and as director of the women’s and gender studies program.

Professor Allen graduated from Indiana University in 1973 with a double major in political science and environmental studies. She later earned a Ph.D. at Indiana University.

Susannah R. Ottaway was named to the David and Marian Adams Bryn-Jones Distinguished Teaching Chair in the Humanities. In this role she will become director of the Carleton Humanities Center.

Dr. Ottaway is an 1989 graduate of Carleton College. She earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. at Brown before joining the Carleton faculty in 1998. She is the author of The Decline of Life: Old Age in Eighteenth-Century England (Cambridge University Press, 2007). The book is a revision of her doctoral thesis at Brown.

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