• PY_with_logo

    See the collection of talks by ACLS President Pauline Yu. 

  • 2018-board

    The ACLS Board of Directors at the 2018 annual meeting.  William Kirby, board chair, is at Pauline's right. See board and committees.

  • 2018-PY-ELewis

    Pauline in conversation with Earl Lewis, then president of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  See the video series.

ACLS Staff

Popp, Valerie

Valerie Popp
Program Officer

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Valerie Popp is a Program Officer at the American Council of Learned Societies. As part of the Fellowship & Public Programs team, she works to develop, analyze, and evaluate ACLS’s growing portfolio of programs in the humanities and social sciences.

Before joining ACLS in 2017, Popp held various roles in the public and private sectors, including serving as Manager of Institutional Giving for EL Education, a national K-12 education nonprofit. She also held managerial positions at the Beth Kobliner Company, where she helped conduct research for two best-selling finance books, and at Yale University's Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies. An active literary critic, she reviews monographs and poetry volumes for Wasafiri and occasionally writes for The VIDA Review.

Popp received her PhD and MA in English from the University of California, Los Angeles and her BA in English from Yale University.


ACLS Staff

Office of the President
Pauline Yu  
Sandra Bradley
Hui Yon Kim

Office of the Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
James Shulman
Kelly Buttermore

Fellowships & Public Programs
Matthew Goldfeder
John Paul Christy
Rachel Bernard
Valerie Popp
Cindy Mueller
Tami Shaloum
Jaelen Floyd
Anna Marchese

International Programs
Andrzej W. Tymowski
Elisabeta L. Pop
Katie Smith  

Nicole Glotzer

ACLS Humanities
Clare Doyle
C. Lee Walton

Simon Guzman
James Manekas
Servio Moreno

Web & Information Systems
Candace Frede