Dr. Jennifer Gunn has served as the director of the Institute for Advanced Study since 2014. Later this year, she plans to return to her tenured faculty position as History of Medicine Endowed Professor in the Medical School’s Program in the History of Medicine.
Eight graduate students from the University of Minnesota have been selected to participate in the Summer 2022 MnDRIVE Human in the Data Fellowship.
The Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost invites applications from or nominations of University of Minnesota tenured faculty members for the position of Director, Institute for Advanced Study (IAS). This half-time academic leadership position leads a systemwide center whose mission is to collaborate broadly to advance scholarship and teaching, foster critical engagement with issues and ideas, and build generative relationships with larger communities locally and globally.
The Mellon Environmental Stewardship, Place, and Community Initiative (MESPAC) is seeking interested graduate students to participate in a cohort of faculty and graduate students designing curriculum. With three to four faculty, the four to six Graduate Fellows will design a humanities course focused on Indigenous epistemologies and environmental stewardship and will mentor undergraduate students who enroll in the subsequent course(s).
We are delighted to announce the IAS Research and Creative Collaboratives for 2022–2023.
These self-initiated groups represent some of the most innovative work at the University. Their work—be it the development of a performance piece, the exploration of a concept or research area through different disciplines, or the creation of a supportive intellectual community—exemplifies synergistic interdisciplinary activity, and transcends departmental structures. We are thrilled to support this work!
We are delighted to announce that the five IAS Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellows for 2022–2023.
Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellows spend a year in residence at the IAS. Together with our Faculty Fellows and Scholars in Residence, they constitute a supportive interdisciplinary intellectual community in which they work intensively on their own research and creative projects and meet regularly to discuss their work and exchange ideas.
We look forward to welcoming each of these scholars to our fellows community!
We are proud to announce that Thomas Forrest (English, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota Twin Cities) has been named a Humanities Without Walls 2022 Career Diversity Workshop Fellow.
We are delighted to announce the IAS Residential Faculty Fellows for 2022–2023.
Faculty fellows spend a semester in residence at the IAS. Together with our Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellows (who spend a full academic year in residence), they constitute a supportive interdisciplinary intellectual community in which they work intensively on their own research and creative projects and gather regularly to collaborate, discuss their work, and exchange ideas.
Join the IAS on Thursday afternoons this spring for our eclectic, wide-ranging discussion series designed for scholars from all walks of life.
The IAS seeks an imaginative collaborator with wide interests to join our team as Program Manager.
Priority application review date: Monday, December 6, 2021