The Department of American Culture is excited to announce that Arthur F. Thurnau Professor June Howard will be serving as the new chair starting Winter 2014. Professor Howard has been with the University of Michigan since 1979. In addition to her work for the Department of American Culture, Professor Howard holds appointments in the Department of English Language and Literature and the Department of Women's Studies. Professor Howard has received numerous awards, including the Fulbright Distinguished Chair Award and the U-M Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award.

Please join us in welcoming Professor Howard as our new chair!