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Clifton Ganyard

Clifton Ganyard

Associate Provost

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Clif Ganyard is Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Humanistic Studies and History. His research and teaching interests include modern German and Japanese history and culture, science fiction, and jazz, and he has published work on German political culture, including Artur Mahraun and the Young German Order: An Alternative to National Socialism in Weimar Political Culture. A noted teacher, he was awarded UWGB’s Founder’s Award for Excellence in teaching in 2010 and the UW Board of Regents Teaching Excellence Award in 2014. In his current position as Associate Provost, Ganyard oversees institutional programs and services that support student learning and instruction, including international education, institutional research and assessment, faculty professional development, academic program assessment, university accreditation, and commencement ceremony planning.


B.A., M.A., Ph.D. in History, State University of New York at Buffalo