grand vision of what Emory can become
A. Paul has been named dean of Emory College and of the faculty
of arts and sciences. Paul had been interim dean since fall
2001. Prior to that, he was dean of the Graduate School of Arts
Paul brings immense experience, considerable understanding of
the intellectual life of the academy, seasoned wisdom, and great
dedication to his role at the University, said President
William M. Chace. I welcome him to his deanship, for I
know he will honor it.
member of Emorys faculty since 1977, Paul helped establish
Emorys anthropology department in 1979 and served as its
first acting chair. Since 1986 he has been the Charles Howard
Candler Professor of Anthropology and Interdisciplinary Studies.
Paul also is an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry
and Behavioral Science and holds a joint faculty appointment
in anthropology and the Graduate Institute of the Liberal Arts,
which he directed from 1982 to 1986 and from 1997 to 2000.
also established Emorys widely recognized Psychoanalytic
Studies Program in 1997 and received Emorys Crystal Apple
Award in 2000 for his graduate teaching in that program.
1996 book Moses and Civilization: The Meaning Behind Freuds
Myth, received the Heinz Hartmann Award in psychoanalysis, the
L. Bryce Boyer Award in psychological anthropology, and the
National Jewish Book Award in the area of Jewish thought.
is a scholar of international reputation, one of the most dedicated
servants of Emory University, and a person with a grand vision
of what Emory can become, said Howard O. Hunter, interim
provost. It has been one of my great pleasures to know
him for many years and to have worked with him as a fellow dean
and as provost. I know that he will be a superb leader of Emory