Humanities Division welcomes new faculty for 2023-24

Published: October 23, 2023
North face of Kaplan Hall at UCLAKaplan Hall (Photo: Sean Brenner/UCLA Humanities)

UCLA Humanities | October 23, 2023

The Division of Humanities is proud to introduce its new faculty members for the 2023–24 academic year.

These accomplished scholars represent nearly every department in the division and are at all ranks; their scholarship covers a wide range of subjects, from the ancient world to linguistics, from the digital humanities to health humanities — with some engaged in scholarship that spans departments.

Congratulations and a warm welcome to our newest faculty members:

Whitney Arnold, Comparative Literature
Nohora Arrieta Fernandez, Spanish & Portuguese
Solange Ashby, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
Meg Cychosz, Linguistics
Lara Fabian, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
Rebecca Foote, English
Tanya Ivanova-Sullivan, Slavic, Eastern European & Eurasian Languages and Cultures
Michiko Kaneyasu, Asian Languages and Cultures
Kelly Nguyen, Classics
Rodrigo Ranero, Spanish & Portuguese
David H. Schneller, Art History
Paul Taylor, Philosophy
Cass Turner, English
Juliana Wang, English
Vida Yao, Philosophy
Michelle Yuan, Linguistics (beginning November 2023)