Jenifer K. Ward Named Interim Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs
October 08, 2012
SEATTLE, WA – Cornish College of the Arts President Nancy J. Uscher, Ph.D. has appointed Jenifer K. Ward, Ph.D., Interim Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs.
Jenifer K. Ward has a background in cinema studies, particularly in a German context. After completing her Ph.D. at Vanderbilt University, she taught language, literature, cinema, and cultural studies at liberal arts colleges before joining Cornish College of the Arts as Associate Provost in 2007. She is the former president of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages, and a two-time Fulbright Scholar. Her most recent publication, in addition to numerous articles, essays, and book chapters, is the co-edited volume Reworking the German Past: Adaptations in Film, the Arts, and Popular Culture (Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2010). She serves on the Advisory Board of The Project Room, a multi-disciplinary and experimental art space in Seattle, where she is also editor of Off Paper, its online journal.