Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Erec R. Koch, Associate Provost for Academic Administration and Faculty Development
Office Number: 646-660-6514
Erec R. Koch earned an AB magna cum laude from Harvard College and a PhD in French literature from Yale University. A specialist in seventeenth-century French literature and culture, he has published on Pascal and Jansenism, the history and theory of rhetoric, French Classical theater, the French moralists, philosophy and the history of ideas, theories of the passions, and the representation of the body. He is the author or editor of three books, and his most recent articles have appeared in PMLA, Dix-septième siècle, Littératures classiques, and Seventeenth-Century French Studies. Associate Provost Koch has served on the faculty of the School of the Liberal Arts and Sciences at Tulane University, the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, and Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He has received grants and fellowships from agencies including the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Education.
Associate Provost Koch oversees academic administration, including faculty search, appointment, reappointment, and tenure and promotion processes, and engages in faculty development initiatives.