Two Women Selected to Lead Prestigious Academic Centers

humanities_winterer_vtCaroline Winterer was appointed director of the Stanford Humanities Center. She joined the Stanford faculty in 2004 and currently serves as a professor of history. She will begin her new role on September 1.

Professor Winterer is the author of The Culture of Classicism: Ancient Greece and Rome in American Intellectual Life, 1780-1910 (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001) and The Mirror of Antiquity: American Women and the Classical Tradition (Cornell University Press, 2007).

Professor Winterer is a graduate of Pomona College in Claremont, California. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in history from the University of Michigan.

Rose2Tricia Rose, professor of Africana studies at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, was selected as the next director of the university’s Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America. The Center was established at Brown in 1986.

In accepting the appointment, Professor Rose stated, “My goal is to make the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America a vibrant, historically grounded, yet forward-looking campuswide, nationally recognized site for critical analysis and public engagement on the ways that race and ethnicity shape American culture, society, and policy.”

Professor Rose is the author of the award-winning book, Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America (Wesleyan University Press, 1994). She is also the author of Longing to Tell: Black Women Talk About Sexuality and Intimacy (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003) and The Hip Hop Wars: What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip Hop — And Why It Matters (Basic Civitas, 2008).

Dr. Rose is a native of New York City. She is a graduate of Yale University and holds a Ph.D. in American studies from Brown University.

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