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Faculty of Arts and Sciences announces 2010-11 full professors

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The following faculty members have been named full professors with tenure in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences:

Stephen Burt, professor of English, is a published poet and prolific critic of contemporary poetry whose scholarly interests range across the verse of many nations. He has been a member of the Harvard faculty since 2007.

Peter Der Manuelian, Philip J. King Professor of Egyptology, leads a project to digitize materials from a complex of tombs, temples, and ancient artifacts surrounding Egypt’s famous Giza pyramids. He comes to Harvard from the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) in Boston, where he is director of the Giza Archives Project and the Giza Mastabas Project, and from Tufts University, where he has been a lecturer in Egyptology since 2000.

David Howell, professor of Japanese history, is a historian whose research has reframed pre-1868 Japan using perspectives from the nation’s geographic and social peripheries. He was previously Nissan Professor in Japanese Studies and chair of Princeton University’s Department of East Asian Studies.

Martin Puchner, professor of English, is a prolific and wide-ranging author of works on modern drama, philosophy, and world literature. He comes from Columbia University, where he has been the H. Gordon Garbedian Professor of English and Comparative Literature.

Gu-Yeon Wei, Gordon McKay Professor of Electrical Engineering, combines computer science and electrical engineering in addressing technical barriers to faster, more efficient computers and portable electronic devices. He has been on the faculty of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences since 2002.

For complete announcements, visit the FAS Web site.