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Alan Rutenberg

Alan Rutenberg, JD

Faculty Development Coordinator


Daily Activities

  • Individual consultations with faculty on prospective and actual fellowship applications
  • Consultations for additional humanities projects, including all NEH research and education programs
  • Individual consultations with new faculty in the humanities
  • Individual consultations with recently tenured faculty in the humanities
  • Faculty development projects for discrete cohorts, including junior faculty, recently tenured faculty, and recipients of chancellor’s grants for faculty research
  • Development of collaborations in the humanities, including communities of scholars and faculty research seminars
  • Information sessions about selected national fellowships
  • Fellowship seminars for individual departments
  • Coordination of Humanities Center programs and Office of Research funding in the humanities
  • Development of special opportunities funded by the Office of Research, including the Visiting Scholars Project and the UT Affiliated Fellowship at the American Academy in Rome

Areas of Specialization

  • Major national fellowship applications in the humanities
  • Research and education programs funding from the NEH and other national organizations
  • Training programs for humanities faculty
  • Collaborations for humanities faculty, including communities of scholars and faculty research seminars
  • Internal funding opportunities for humanities faculty
  • Fulbright and Guggenheim fellowship applications in all disciplines

Alan Rutenberg has a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Brown University, a Master of Arts in English Literature from the University of Chicago, and a Juris Doctor, also from the University of Chicago. He has more than ten years of successful experience at UT as an advisor for humanities fellowship proposals. He has also participated in a number of core humanities initiatives at UT, including the Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, the UT Humanities Center, and the UT Affiliated Fellowship at the American Academy in Rome.

Alan Rutenberg

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