University of Wisconsin Appoints Two Women to Named Professorships

Wisconsin LogoThe University of Wisconsin has announced the appointment of six faculty members to named professorships sponsored by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. Two of the faculty members appointed to named chairs are women.

Mary Louise RobertsMary Louise Roberts was named the Lucie Aubrac Professor of History. She is the author of What Soldiers Do: Sex and the American G.I. in World War II France, 1944-1946 (University of Chicago Press, 2013) and D-Day Through French Eyes: Memoirs of Normandy 1944 (University of Chicago Press, 2014). Professor Roberts is a graduate of Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. She holds a master’s degree from Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York, and a Ph.D. from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

n_kellerNancy P. Keller was appointed the Robert L. Metzenberg and Kenneth B. Raper Professor of Mycology. Professor Keller’s research focuses on the genetic regulation of metabolism and fungal development. She earned a Ph.D. at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.


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