Paul Greene, associate professor of ethnomusicology and integrative arts at Penn State Brandywine, has been named the fourth Jane E. Cooper Memorial Faculty Fellow, for three years effective July 1. The Cooper Fellowship provides supplementary funds to an outstanding member of the Penn State Brandywine faculty to assist the holder in continuing and furthering his or her contributions in teaching, research, and public service. The holder is a full-time faculty member with the academic rank of associate professor, assistant professor, librarian, associate librarian or assistant librarian, and on the tenure track or having tenure.
Penn State Brandywine Chancellor Sophia Wisniewska said of Greene's selection: "Paul Greene is a fine example of the type of first-rate faculty we have here at the Penn State Brandywine campus -- an excellent educator and researcher. Jane Cooper had a reputation for being passionate about her work, and it's clear that Paul brings this same level of dedication into the classroom, which is why he is a perfect choice to be the newest Cooper Fellow." Greene said of the honor: "I am deeply honored to be given this opportunity, and hope it will enable me to grow as an even more active contributor to our campus community, a wonderful community of people learning."