Advisory Board

The FHI Advisory Board meets three times yearly to provide expertise, counsel, and ideas for the operations and programs of the Institute.

Updated December 2021

Anne Allison
Professor of Cultural Anthropology

Paul A. Baker
Professor of Earth & Climate Sciences, Nicholas School of Environment (Co-Director, Amazon Lab)

Saskia Cornes
Assistant Professor of the Practice, Franklin Humanities Institute
Program Director, Duke Campus Farm

Roberto Dainotto
Professor of Romance Studies, Literature, & International Comparative Studies

Samuel Fury Childs Daly
Assistant Professor of African & African American Studies

Wesley Hogan
Research Professor, Franklin Humanities Institute

Tsitsi Jaji
Associate Professor of English

Deborah Jakubs
University Librarian

Shambhavi Kaul
Associate Professor of the Practice of Art, Art History & Visual Studies

Jennifer Knust
Professor of Religious Studies (Co-Director, Manuscript Migration Lab)

Jocelyn Olcott
Professor of History; International and Comparative Studies; Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (GSF); Chair, GSF

Richard J. Powell
John Spencer Bassett Distinguished Professor of Art and Art History (Co-Director, From Slavery to Freedom Lab)

Henry Pickford
Associate Professor of German & Philosophy

Julianne Werlin
Bacca Foundation Assistant Professor of Rhetoric, Culture and Society, Department of English

Ex Officio
William Johnson
Dean of Humanities; Professor of Classical Studies