Chair Holders



  • Biography
    David M. Levy Professor in the Information School (iSchool) at the University of Washington, Levy investigates the challenge of achieving contemplative balance—how as individuals and as a society we might live healthy, reflective, and productive lives while participating in an accelerating, information-saturated culture. As a scholar-in-residence at the Kluge Center, Levy worked on a project titled, “Managing Knowledge … Continue reading David M. Levy →


  • Biography
    Derrick de Kerckhove The Director of the McLuhan Program in Culture & Technology and Professor in the Department of French at the University of Toronto, de Kerckhove served as the first occupant of the Harissios Papamarkou Chair in Education. In addition to his interest and research in technology and communication, de Kerckhove is promoting a new field of artistic … Continue reading Derrick de Kerckhove →
  • Biography
    Libby Larsen One of America’s most performed living composers, Larsen has created a catalogue of over 500 works spanning virtually every genre from intimate vocal and chamber music to massive orchestral works and over 15 operas. Grammy award-winning and widely recorded, she is constantly sought after for commissions and premieres by major artists, ensembles, and orchestras around … Continue reading Libby Larsen →