2013 Phi Beta Kappa Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching to Yanfang Tang


Yanfang Tang is a Professor of Chinese Studies in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the College of William and Mary.  She is the Director of the Chinese Studies Program and also serves as the Director of the Confucius Institute at the College. She received her Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in… Read More

PBK Award for Excellence in Research for 2012: Rob Leventhal


Rob is Associate Professor of German Studies at the College of William and Mary, where he teaches German language, literature, thought and culture from the 18th century to the present. 1975-1982 Stanford University, Ph.D. in German Thought and Literature (1982) 1976  Stanford University, M.A. in German Literature, with Distinction (September, 1976) 1979-1980 Institut für deutsche… Read More

PBK Faculty Award for 2009: Silvia Tandeciarz


Silvia Tandeciarz earned her M.A. in English from Stanford University (1988) and her Ph.D. in Literature from Duke University (1995). She has been at the College since 1999. A specialist in Latin American Cultural Studies criticism, she is particularly interested in Southern Cone cultural production post-dictatorship. Her current research focuses on contemporary visual, spatial, and… Read More

Phi Beta Kappa Award for the Advancement of Scholarship for 1993: Francie Cate-Arries


Francie Cate-Arries completed her Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and joined the faculty of the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at the College of William & Mary in 1986. She is a professor of contemporary Spanish cultural and literary studies, and teaches courses at all levels of the curriculum, including Fundamentals of Literary… Read More

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