Join us for a conversation with Pericles Lewis, Ph.D., Douglas Tracy Smith Professor of Comparative Literature and Professor of English, serves as Vice President for Global Strategy and Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives at Yale University. Reporting to the President and the Provost, he is responsible for ensuring that the global efforts of the university serve Yale’s academic goals and priorities. Lewis works closely with colleagues across the university to provide strategic guidance for Yale’s many international programs and support for teaching and learning in all schools of the university. His primary responsibility is to enhance Yale’s international leadership in undergraduate and professional education and a world-class research institution.
Lewis earned his B.A. with first-class honors in English literature from McGill University in 1990 and his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Stanford University in 1997. After a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley, he joined the Yale faculty in 1998, with appointments in the Departments of English and Comparative Literature.
This event is co-sponsored by the Yale Club of Fort Worth.