Recruiting a Dean of Humanities 

About the position

See the position description for more information.


View the committee list here

Finalist Interviews

Dean of Humanities finalist candidates will be interviewing during the weeks of April 13th and April 20th.  The candidates will be meeting with a variety of campus constituents, to include staff, faculty and students.  In addition, each candidate will be giving a Scholarly Talk and a Town Hall Talk (dates listed below).  These talks will be open to everyone and will include a pre-recorded talk and a live, moderated question and answer session via Zoom. Each talk will be recorded and available for viewing through this website after April 24th, 2020.

Information on each candidate will be available through this website 5 days prior to their visit.  Names, resumes and recorded talks will be shared via this Google document, accessible only through your Google login.  To protect candidate privacy, this information is to be kept confidential and is not to be shared outside of the UCSC community.


Public Talks

Candidate 1:

Scholarly Talk – Monday, April 13th, 2:00-3:00pm

Town Hall Talk – Tuesday, April 14th, 4:00 – 5:00pm


Candidate 2:

Scholarly Talk – Thursday, April 16th, 2:30-3:30pm

Town Hall Talk – Friday, April 17th, 4:00-5:00pm


Candidate 3:

Scholarly Talk – Monday, April 20th, 2:30-3:30pm

Town Hall Talk – Tuesday, April 21st, 4:00-5:00pm


Candidate 4:

Scholarly Talk – Thursday, April 23rd, 3:00-4:00pm

Town Hall Talk – Friday, April 24th, 4:00-5:00pm


Contact Lauren Morgan via email: or telephone: 831-459-3672


John Amer via email: or telephone: 310-556-8577