Arthur Hobson Quinn Professor
Greg Urban is a teacher of cultural and linguistic anthropology, metaculture, cultural motion, public sphere processes, world cultures, corporations and culture, business anthropology, Amerindian cultures, and Brazil and the U.S. He received both an Ira H. Abrams Memorial Award for Distinguished Teaching and a Lindback Award, the highest teaching award given at Penn, in 2011. Urban received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Chicago, and has taught at Penn since 1984.
About the Donor
This chair was established anonymously in 2002 and named in memory of Arthur Hobson Quinn, an 1894 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania who went on to become an English professor and preeminent scholar of American drama.