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Associate Professor
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RICHARD POSS is Associate Professor of Astronomy and former Director of the Humanities Program. His research examines the role of astronomical themes in European poetry; he has published articles on Petrarch, Dante, Veronica Gambara, Walt Whitman, Thomas Hardy, and the exploration of Mars. In addition to his other activities, he regularly teaches a course in the Astronomy department called “Science and Science Fiction.”  He is a frequent instructor in the Humanities Seminars Program and has won many university teaching awards.

 

 

Adjunct Instructor
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THOMAS L. PRICE received his BA from Harvard College and his M.Ed. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.  He spent over 20 years as a U.S. diplomat, last posted in Islamabad, Pakistan, and responsible for making contact with warring factions in Afghanistan. He also spent three years as Coordinator of Economic and Environmental Activities for OSCE in Vienna, focusing on Central Asia, southeastern Europe, and the Caucasus. Mr. Price won the Humanities Seminars Superior Teaching Award in both 2006 and 2010.

Professor

Irene Bald Romano is Professor of Art History and Anthropology at the University of Arizona. She received her Ph.D. in classical archaeology from Penn and has participated in archaeological excavations throughout the Mediterranean. For more than 30 years she has been a museum professional, most recently at the Arizona State Museum. She is the author or coauthor of five books and numerous articles especially focused on Greek and Roman sculpture.

 

Associate Professor
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JAY ROSENBLATT is Associate Professor of Music History at the University of Arizona, where he has taught since 1995. He has led six Humanities Seminars on the operas of Verdi and Wagner, the life and works of Franz Liszt, and two courses devoted to the music of Mozart with School of Music colleagues. His scholarly research focuses on music of the 19th century, especially the life and works of Franz Liszt.

 

 

 

 

 

Superior Court Judge
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GREG SAKALL is a Superior Court Judge in Pima County and a Guest Lecturer in the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona.  He has received a Professor of Practice teaching award from the students at the James E. Rogers College of Law and, before joining the bench, he was a practicing attorney in Tucson for twelve years.

Professor Emeritus
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HERBERT SCHNEIDAU, Professor Emeritus, was educated at Dartmouth and Princeton. He has taught the Bible as literature for more than forty years and is the author of numerous books and articles about the Bible and its place in Western and English literature, narrative discourse, and translated literature.

 

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