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The Institute for Advanced Study has a faculty director who is charged with leading the development and implementation of the Institute’s priorities and supervising the Institute’s day-to-day management. The IAS is governed by an Advisory Board of faculty and senior University staff. The Institute’s director reports to the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost.

The Institute for Advanced Study is one of six University-Wide Interdisciplinary Centers and Institutes at the University of Minnesota. It is a member of the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes.

 
Annual Reports

IAS Advisory Board

Valentine Cadieux (2018)

Environmental Studies
Hamline University

Barbara Welke (2021)
History, College of Liberal Arts
Law School

Greg Donofrio (2020)

School of Architecture
College of Design

Sarah Kusa (2020)

Multidisciplinary Artist

Jason McGrath (2020)

Asian Languages and Literatures
College of Liberal Arts

Colin Agur (2021)

Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication
College of Liberal Arts

Marc Bellemare (2021)

Department of Applied Economics
College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences

Juliana Hu Pegues (2021)

Department of American Indian Studies
College of Liberal Arts

Jen Hughes (2020)

Department of Anthropology
College of Liberal Arts

Graduate Student Advisory Board members serve single-year terms

Kyungsoo Yoo (2021)

Soil, Water, and Climate
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences

Thomas Genova (2022)

Spanish Discipline

Humanities Division, University of Minnesota, Morris

Ketaki Jaywant (2020)
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

Graduate Student Advisory Board members serve one-year terms 

Catherine Squires (2022)
Communications Studies
College of Liberal Arts


 
PAST ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS:

Heidi Barajas (2015-18), Department of Organizational Leadership and Policy, College of Education and Human Development

David Beard (2012-15), Department of Writing Studies, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota, Duluth

Matthew Bribitzer-Stull (2016-2019), Music, University Honors Program

Jack Bowman (2006-08), School of Fine Arts, University of Minnesota, Duluth

Bruce Braun (2010-13), Department of Geography, College of Liberal Arts

Bianet Castellanos (2015-2018), Department of American Studies, College of Liberal Arts

David Chang (2014-17), Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

Juliette Cherbuliez (2012-15), Department of French and Italian, College of Liberal Arts

Maria Damon (2006-12), Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

Evelyn Davidheiser (2005-11), Institute for Global Studies, CLA International Programs

Jill Doerfler (2016-2019), American Indian Studies, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota, Duluth

Mitra Emad (2009-12), Department of Anthropology and Sociology, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota, Duluth

Janet Schrunk Ericksen (2005-06), Department of English, University of Minnesota, Morris

Carl Flink (2005-11), Department of Theatre Arts and Dance, College of LIberal Arts

David Fox (2007-11), Department of Geology and Geophysics, Newton Horace Winchell School of Earth Sciences, College of Biological Sciences

Douglas Geers (2005-06), Brooklyn College Center for Computer Music

Cari Hatcher (2014-2017), Northrop Presents

Volkan Isler (2016-2018), Computer Science, College of Science and Engineering

Branislav Jakovljevic (2005-06), Theater and Performance Studies, Stanford University

Susan D. Jones (2011-14), Program in the History of Science, Technology, Medicine, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, College of Biological Sciences

Nicholas Jordan (2015-18), Agronomy and Plant Genetics, College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences

Ezekiel Joubert* (2018-2019), Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education and Human Development

Sally Gregory Kohlstedt (2006-10), History of Science and Technology

Rebecca Krinke (2011-14), Department of Landscape Architecture, College of Design

Richard Lee (2013-16), Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts

Richard Leppert (2005-06), Cultural Studies and Comparative Literatures, College of Liberal Arts

Deborah Levison (2008-09), Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs

Lynn Lukkas (2005-07), Department of Art, College of Liberal Arts

Mary Faith Marshall (2006-12), Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Social Medicine and Medical Humanities, Medical School

M.J. Maynes (2005), Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

Robert McMaster (2005-08), Department of Geography, College of Liberal Arts

Beth Mercer Taylor (2012-15), Sustainability Education, Institute on the Environment

Diane Mullin (2008-17), Weisman Art Museum

Susan Noakes (2008-12), Department of French and Italian, College of Liberal Arts

David Odde (2007-13), Department of Biomedical Engineering, College of Science and Technology

Lisa Sun-Hee Park (2012-15), Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

Jennifer Rothchild (2015-18), Sociology Discipline, University of Minnesota, Morris

Alex Rothman (2005-07), Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts

Serge Rudaz (2007-16), University Honors Program, School of Physics and Astronomy, College of Science and Technology

Simona Sawhney (2005-08), Department of Asian Languages and Literatures, College of Liberal Arts

Naomi Scheman (2013-16), Department of Philosophy, Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, College of Liberal Arts

Rachel Schurman (2007-10), Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

Colleen Sheehy (2007-08), (Formerly) Weisman Art Museum

Katherine Solomonson (2015-18), School of Architecture, College of Design

Ajay Skaria (2005), Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

Dara Strolovitch (2007-11), Department of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts

Deborah Swackhamer (2007-08), Water Resources Center

Elizabeth Wilson (2010-16), Energy and Environmental Policy and Law, Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Kirt Wilson (2005-07), Department of Communication Studies, College of Liberal Arts

*Graduate Student Advisory Board members serve for one-year terms