Faculty & Teaching

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Pitt’s Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security is one of 66 sites selected across the country to host an Air Force Association CyberCamp and the only site chosen in Pennsylvania. The camp runs July 24 through 28.
Brian A. Primack, a scholarly researcher and professor of medicine, pediatrics, and clinical and translational science in the School of Medicine, will commence his deanship July 1. 
Paul R. Cohen's career has included managing programs at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and research in artificial intelligence and cognitive science.
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Kathleen M. Blee, a Pitt faculty member and associate dean for graduate studies who has researched activist groups and racial violence for more than 30 years, starts her deanship in August.
Rob A. Rutenbar aims to help coordinate research efforts and build up plans for infrastructure for multidisciplinary collaboration.
Portrait of Valerie Kinloch
Valerie Kinloch, professor of literacy studies and the associate dean of diversity, inclusion and community engagement in Ohio State’s College of Education and Human Ecology, has been named the Renée and Richard Goldman Dean of the School of Education effective July 1, 2017.
Kornelia Tancheva
Kornelia Tancheva, associate university librarian for research and learning services at Cornell University Library, will be Pitt’s Hillman University Librarian and director of the University Library System (ULS) effective May 1, 2017.