The USC Dornsife Professor Emerita of French and Italian and Comparative Literature is recognized for her “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.”
Peggy Kamuf, Professor Emerita of French and Italian and Comparative Literature at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, has been elected to the British Academy, the U.K.’s national academy for the humanities and social sciences.
Established in 1902, the academy is a fellowship of more than 1,600 leading minds in the social sciences and humanities. It serves as a funding body for research internationally and as a forum for debate and engagement.
This year, Kamuf is among 86 scholars nominated for election to the fellowship.
“I’m proud to be recognized by such a prestigious institution,” she said. “I hope I’ll have the chance to take part in their activities and contribute my expertise.”