Dr. Shelley Roff selected to serve on NEH review panel

(May 6, 2014) -- Dr. Shelley Roff was recently selected by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to serve on the review panel for the 2015 Seminars and Institutes Grants. She was in Washington, D.C. during the week of April 21st for the panel. An Associate Professor in the UTSA College of Architecture, Roff was selected due to her expertise in Mediterranean Studies and her specialization in Spanish Medieval and Modern Architectural History. Dr. Roff was a recipient of an NEH Summer Institute Participant Grant in 2006 to attend an Institute at UCLA on The Models of Ancient Rome. 

The NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes grants support faculty development programs in the humanities for school teachers and for college and university teachers. These programs extend and deepen knowledge and understanding of the humanities by focusing on significant topics and texts; contribute to the intellectual vitality and professional development of participants; build communities of inquiry and provide models of civility and excellent scholarship and teaching; and link teaching and research in the humanities.

For more information on these grants, visit the NEH website.