AAUP Foundation Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors

February 13, 2015

The AAUP Foundation is pleased to welcome Paul Davis, Joan Wallach Scott, and Martin Snyder to its board of directors.

Paul Davis, the AAUP-CBC’s representative on the board, is a professor of behavioral and social sciences at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College. He currently serves as vice-chair of the AAUP-CBC, as a member of the AAUP’s Committee on Community Colleges, and as a member of the AAUP’s Nominating Committee. He has been a faculty member at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College since  1987, and is a former president of the Cincinnati State Technical and Community College AAUP chapter.

Joan Wallach Scott is professor emerita of history at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, where she was the Harold F. Linder Professor of Social Science. Scott is an internationally recognized leader in the emerging field of critical history, and has spent much of her career writing about the role of narrative in history, gender studies, and feminism. She is the author of several books, including Gender and the Politics of History, Only Paradoxes to Offer: French Feminists and the Rights of Man, Parité: Sexual Equality and the Crisis of French Universalism, The Politics of the Veil, and The Fantasy of Feminist History. Scott has received numerous awards from the American Historical Association for her work, including the AHA’s Herbert Baxter Adams Prize, the Joan Kelly Memorial Prize, the Hans Sigrist Award for Outstanding Research in Gender Studies, and the Nancy Lyman Roelker Prize for graduate mentorship.

Martin Snyder served as senior associate general secretary of the AAUP from 2011 to 2013. He previously served as the director of the AAUP’s department of external relations and as the program director for academic freedom and professional standards. In November 2013, the AAUP established the Martin D. Snyder Award for Excellence in Student Coverage of Higher Education, an award which honors a student reporter for excellent coverage of higher education issues in student newspapers.