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Summer Institute Faculty Lead FAQ

You may apply, but to be considered, you will need to demonstrate that you have experience teaching or researching in the humanities.

Faculty leads will be expected to be fully present for all of the activities of the Institute between the hours of 9 and 5 during the entire week of July 25-29, with the additional expectation of one evening of interaction with students until 8 PM. The Institute is a 2-credit-bearing course for students, requiring a minimum of 15 contact hours (inclusive of field activities) and proportionate out-of-class engagement with the material and substance of the Institute. All teaching responsibilities will be shared equally by the two faculty leads.

No. But the Summer Institute team will include a graduate student mentor and five undergraduate peer mentors to support students during the week’s activities.