Two Women Faculty Members Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Yale University

Jane Tylus has been named the Andrew Downey Orrick Professor of Italian at Yale University. She has previously held faculty appointments at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and New York University.

Dr. Tylus is a graduate of the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, where she double majored in English and music. She holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature with a focus on Italian from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

Pamela Lee has been named the Carnegie Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art at Yale University. She has been a professor of modern and contemporary art at Yale since July 2018. She is the author of four books: Object to be Destroyed: The Work of Gordon Matta-Clark (MIT Press, 1999)Chronophobia: On Time in the Art of the 1960s (MIT Press, 2004), Forgetting the Art World (MIT Press, 2012), and New Games: Postmodernism after Contemporary Art (Routledge, 2012).

Dr. Lee is a graduate of Yale University. She holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University.

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