Faculty & Teaching

Frances Hesselbein
The Graduate School of Public and International Affairs will be home to the forum, named for Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient and Pitt alumna Frances Hesselbein.
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Since 1996, the student-powered publication JURIST has examined current events from a legal standpoint, distilling daily news into articles for the law community and beyond, 365 days a year.
Ndunge Mulwa
Air Force Association CyberCamp at Pitt featured coursework focused on everything from the anatomy of a computer system and the principles of cyber ethics to defending against network hacking and vulnerabilities to the long-term career prospects for a cyber professional.
School of Law Dean William M. Carter Jr.
The School of Law's national recognition has risen, and its faculty diversity, academic scope and philanthropic giving have increased during the six years that William M. Carter Jr. has served as dean.
Geri Allen
Internationally lauded musician Geri Allen, director of the University of Pittsburgh's Jazz Studies program, died on June 27.
Robert L. Ferris, a 15-year veteran of the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, head and neck cancer specialist and a leading voice in immunotherapy, begins July 1.
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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.