Aerial view of Jodhpur, India, at night. Ayres has tracked the rise of India on the global stage.


alumna profile

Global Impact

How Alyssa Ayres, AM’96, PhD’04, translated her academic work into foreign policy.
Marissa Fenley made her puppet Gordon—named for modernist theater pioneer Edward Gordon Craig—at a workshop hosted by theater company Rough House in 2016.


graduate students

Power Play

Marissa Fenley studies control dynamics between ventriloquists and their dummies.
Eric Elshtain, PhD'10 ponders a shark’s jaw.


Humanities at Work

A Poet and His Patrons

Eric Elshtain, PhD’10, translates museum visitors’ reflections into poetry.