News | 10 June 2014

Porter College announces inaugural Machotka Chairs in Creative Studies


UC Santa Cruz faculty members Patty Gallagher (Theater Arts), Gary Young (Literature) and Shelley Stamp (Film and Digital Media) have been chosen as the three inaugural recipients of the Pavel Machotka Chair in Creative Studies at Porter College.

Named in honor of Pavel Machotka, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Provost Emeritus of Porter College, and founder of the aesthetic studies major, the college chairs were established to encourage innovative teaching, research, and creative work, and to enrich and diversify the Porter College curriculum.

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