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Chuck Walker awarded endowed chair

Professor Charles Walker, a prize-winning specialist in the environmental and social history of Peru, has been appointed to one of the UC system's MacArthur Foundation Chairs. He will hold the MacArthur Chair in International Human Rights.

The author of multiple books, most recently on the Tupac Amaru rebellion, Walker intends to embark on a new project, a global history of the Shining Path movement, in his new position.

More details on Walker's appointment and on the MacArthur chairs may be found here.