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Richard A. Macksey Professorship for Distinguished Teaching in the Humanities

MackseyRichardRICHARD A. MACKSEY, A&S 1953, 1957 (PhD), is an award-winning teacher who has been a Hopkins faculty member since 1958. Co-founder of Hopkins’ Humanities Center, he holds a joint appointment in the Humanities Center and in the Writing Seminars. Dr. Macksey, who reads and writes in six languages, is best known for the breadth of his scholarship and teaching, and he has introduced to the curriculum many new courses. Dr. Macksey has published poetry, fiction, translations, and a wide spectrum of academic works, and he is a recipient of the Hopkins Distinguished Alumnus Award.