Eliot Circular

Seats of Power

Three profs have been named to prestigious chairs at Reed.

Mary James

Mary James [physics 1988–] has been appointed A. A. Knowlton Chair in Physics. She earned her PhD in applied physics from Stanford University and her BA in physics from Hampshire College.

Maggie Geselbracht

Maggie Geselbracht [chemistry 1993–] has been appointed John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Professor of Chemistry. She earned her PhD in chemistry from UC Berkeley and a BA in chemistry at the University of Notre Dame.

Dana Katz

Dana Katz [art history 2005–] has been appointed to the Joshua C. Taylor Professorship in Art History. She earned a PhD in art history from the University of Chicago, an MA in art history from the University of Illinois, and a BA in economics and French from the University of Michigan and is the author of The Jew in the Art of the Italian Renaissance.