Establishing excellence with new chairs and directors in College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
One institute, two academic units and four schools within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University are welcoming new directors and chairs. These distinguished individuals have showcased an impeccable ability to lead and will incubate significant growth and development for their respective units, the college and the New American University as a whole.
Professor Aaron Baker, whose scholarship focuses on representations of social identity in American cinema and who was the former head of ASU’s film and media studies program, has been named interim chair of the Department of English at ASU for academic year 2016-2017.
Boston Globe Spotlight editor named Reynolds Visiting Professor at Cronkite School
Walter V. Robinson, the longtime Boston Globe investigations editor who led the newspaper’s Pulitzer Prize-winning report on the Roman Catholic Church sexual abuse scandal, is coming to teach at ASU's Cronkite School.