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About Kaja Silverman

Kaja Silverman, the Katherine Stein Sachs CW'69 and Keith L. Sachs W'67 Professor of Art History at University of Pennsylvania, is the recipient of the Andrew W. Mellon, Foundation Distinguished Achievement Award in recognition of her exemplary contributions to humanistic scholarship. The Mellon awards are granted to support the decisive contributions the humanities make to the nation's intellectual life by honoring scholars who have made significant contributions to humanistic inquiry. The award will support her scholarly pursuits as an art historian and visual theorist as well as related arts programming that will increase opportunities for scholarship and teaching at Penn over the next six years.