William Acree is a transdisciplinary scholar whose research and teaching explore the cultural history of Latin America, the enduring impacts of everyday experiences, and the ways cultural goods and activities inflect public life, politics, and identities. He served previously as the co-director of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity and as the Dean’s Fellow for Graduate Education Initiatives. Acree co-directs the Incubator for Transdisciplinary Futures, an Arts & Sciences strategic plan signature initiative.
As Associate Vice Dean of Graduate Education, his primary responsibilities include:
- providing strategic support for the OGS mission
- supporting program innovation and initiatives
- coordinating the OGS Advisory Council
- overseeing, in collaboration with the Vice Dean, OGS policy, administration, and budget