On May 26th, The Corporation of Brown University announced the appointment of several new faculty chairs, including the appointment of Robert Preucel to James Manning Professor of Anthropology.
The James Manning Professor of Anthropology chair is named after Brown University's first president (1765) and the college's only professor until 1767. James Manning is also the namesake of Manning Hall, where the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology Gallery is located.
On behalf of the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, we would like to extend our sincerest congratulations to Dr. Preucel.
For more information about Brown Corporation's announcement and appointments, you can read the full details here. To learn about Dr. Preucel's research and teaching, you can find more details on his Researchers at Brown profile.