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School of Languages, Cultures, and Race College of Arts and Sciences

Distinguished Professorships

Marianna Merritt Matteson and Donald S. Matteson Distinguished Professorship in Foreign Languages and Cultures

About the Award

The holder the Marianna Merritt Matteson and Donald S. Matteson Distinguished Professorship in Foreign Languages is expected to foster the understanding of foreign cultures through the teaching of literature, linguistics or foreign language pedagogy, and to engage in scholarly activities which benefit not only the faculty and department but the academic community as well. The holder is also expected to provide, in collaboration with others, leadership for maintenance of a strong program of scholarly work as well as teaching and outreach programs to prepare students to enter the global society confidently and capably.

Matteson Distinguished Professors

Vilma Navarro-Daniels 2018

Vilma Navarro Daniels.
Navarro-Daniels

Rachel Halverson 2013-2015

Rachel Halverson.
Halverson