Summer Institute



The Asch Center is a vibrant community of diverse individuals with varying backgrounds, areas of expertise, and responsibilities. The Center's leadership includes Directors Marc Ross and Clark McCauley, and Associate Directors Roy Eidelson, Ian Lustick and Paul Rozin.

The Center is proud of its distinguished Affiliated Faculty. These individuals represent four different local colleges and universities--Penn, Bryn Mawr College, Swarthmore College, and Drexel University--and span a broad range of disciplines including psychology, political science, sociology, anthropology, history, philosophy, public policy, communication, education, and medicine.

The Asch Center benefits from the contributions of faculty-level Visiting Scholars from other universities for visits of up to one year in duration. The Center also hosts Postdoctoral and Research Fellows under a variety of different arrangements.

Also maintaining professional connections with the Asch Center are 75 Summer Fellows from the 1999, 2001, 2003, and 2005 Summer Institutes. This interdisciplinary group of academics and practitioners represent over 20 different regions or states, including Australia, Canada, Colombia, Cyprus, Croatia, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, India, Israel, Moldova, Poland, Northern Ireland, Romania, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States.


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Directors & Staff

Affiliated Faculty

Visiting Scholars



Postdoctoral/Research Scholars



Summer Fellows