Geoffrey Galt Harpham

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Geoffrey Galt Harpham is an American academic who currently serves as the fifth President and Director of the National Humanities Center, succeeding Charles Frankel, William Bennett, Charles Blitzer, and Robert Connor. One of the characteristics of his tenure has been the encouragement of dialogue between the humanities on the one hand and the natural and social sciences on the other.[1][2]

He is at the same time a Visiting Research Professor of English at Duke University and at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and also a Life Member of Clare Hall at the University of Cambridge.[3] He is in addition a member of the Board of Visitors of Ralston College.[4]

His most recent book, The Humanities and the Dream of America, was published by the University of Chicago Press in March 2011.[5][6]

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