Congratulations to Dr. Dorothy Noyes who will serve as a 2019-2020 Faculty Fellow for the Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Themes! Faculty Fellows will advise on priorities and opportunities for advancing initiatives in GAH+DT focus areas. Dr. Noyes will serve as a Faculty Fellow for the Methods and Practices Amplifier within the Humanities focus area.
Dorothy Noyes is a professor with a joint appointment between the Departments of English and Comparative Studies and courtesy appointments in the Departments of Anthropology, French and Italian and Germanic Languages and Literatures; she also teaches in the Program in International Studies. She is a research associate at the Mershon Center for International Security Studies and served as director of the Center for Folklore Studies from 2005 to 2014. Noyes’ ethnographic and historical research addresses the traditional public sphere in Romance-speaking Europe; she also writes on folklore theory and on the international policy careers of culture concepts. Elected fellow of the American Folklore Society in 2005, Noyes is serving as president in 2018-2019. Her interdisciplinary projects have included a six-year stint as fellow of the Göttingen Interdisciplinary Working Group on Cultural Property. As faculty fellow for Humanities Methods and Practices, Noyes will work in collaboration with GAHDT leadership to define the parameters of the Amplifier Focus Area and contribute to strategic planning with special attention to opportunities for integration of cross-disciplinary methods and creative practices.