Leslie Kurke Chosen Faculty Research Lecturer for 2010

April 24, 2009

Leslie Kurke, Richard and Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Professor, Classics and Comparative Literature, has been selected as one of the two Faculty Research Lecturers for the 2009-2010 academic year.

Berkeley Division Chair Mary Firestone announced the award at the spring meeting of the Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate.

Selections are made each year from the entire Berkeley faculty and mark recognition by campus colleagues of the highest distinction in research.

Previous recipients from Classics were Ivan Linforth (1941), Thomas G. Rosenmeyer (1990), Anthony A. Long (2000), and Erich S. Gruen (2004).