Faculty Advisory Board

The ESC Faculty Advisory Board (FAB) is chaired by Center Director Ronald Linden and comprised of University of Pittsburgh faculty from across the humanities and social science departments of the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, several professional schools, the University Library System and University administration.  The FAB is a valuable source of advice and initiatives for Center programming.
Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • Lucy Fischer, Department of English; Distinguished Professor of English and Film Studies
  • Randall Halle, Department of German, Chair and Klaus W. Jonas Professor of German Film and Cultural Studies
  • Jerome Branche, Department of Hispanic Languages and Literature, Professor of Spanish
  • Lina Insana, Department of French and Italian, Professor of Italian
  • Andrew Strathern, Department of Anthropology, Mellon Professor of Anthropology
  • Gregor Thum, Department of History, Associate Professor
Professional Schools
  • Ronald Brand, School of Law, Professor and Director of the Center for International Legal Education
  • Vivian Curran, School of Law, Professor
  • John Keeler, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, Dean
  • Josephine Olson, Graduate School of Business, Professor of Business Administration, Director of the International Business Center
  • Tracy Soska, School of Social Work, Community Organization and Social Administration Chair and Continuing Education Director
  • Janice Vance, School of Health and Rehabilitation Science, Assistant Professor of Communication Science and Disorders, and Director of Undergraduate Education in Communication Science and Disorders
  • Alberta Sbragia, Vice-Provost , Jean Monnet Chair ad personam and Professor of Political Science
  • Phillip Wilkin, Area Studies Library Liaison (European Studies), University Library System