Appointed as Global Projects Manager, Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC)


Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows

PhD field of study

PhD, Linguistics, University of Oxford

Position Description

Founded in 1981, CAORC is a not-for-profit federation of 22 independent American overseas research centers that promote advanced scholarly research, particularly in the humanities and allied social sciences, with focus on the conservation and recording of cultural heritage and the understanding and interpretation of modern societies. More than 470 universities, colleges, libraries, and museums hold almost 1,200 memberships in the centers, ensuring that the centers are the focal point for the evolving needs of academic, professional, and policy-making communities in the US and the host countries. The Global Projects Manager’s responsibilities include: increasing recognition of CAORC; assisting in gathering data for a CAORC Annual Report; broadening the network of individuals, colleges, and universities that participate with CAORC and the centers; working with centers to incorporate even more diverse scholars and types of institutions; and developing and implementing formal evaluation systems for various CAORC and center programs.