Gerhild Scholz Williams

Vice Provost

Gerhild holds a dual appointment as Vice Provost and Associate Vice Chancellor and Barbara Thomas and David Thomas Professor in the Humanities in Arts & Sciences. In her administrative role, she oversees the University’s assessment and accreditation activities and the Faculty Achievement Awards Committee; she co-chairs (with the Provost) the Undergraduate Council. As a faculty member, she teaches, does research, and publishes primarily in the areas of early modern (1400-1700) literature and culture of Germany and France, translation theory and practice, and literature of the occult.