AMST’s Dr. Sheri Parks Appointed Associate Dean!

AMST’s own Dr. Sheri Parks has been appointed to the newly created position of Associate Dean for Research, Interdisciplinary Scholarship and Programming to support the advancement and promotion of research and scholarship in the arts and humanities.  In this position, she will oversee college-wide funding initiatives and faculty grant development related to their research and scholarship, the Humanities Forum, the Dean’s Lecture Series and WORLDWISE programming.  Working closely with faculty, administrators, development, communications, and external partners, Dr. Parks will work to develop a vision and plan to illuminate the work of the arts and humanities, particularly scholarship of diverse, interdisciplinary and collaborative nature.  She began July 16, 2012.  Congratulations, Dr. Parks!

For more information, see the Dean’s announcement at