Philip Katz

Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
Divisions I & II
Office Phone
005 Stanhope Hall

Philip Katz, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, coordinates the recruitment and appointment of all Lecturers, Professional Researchers, Visiting Faculty, and Visiting Academic Professionals in the humanities and social sciences. He sets and manages the faculty teaching and graduate student Assistant-in-Instruction budgets for these departments and oversees the faculty sabbatical leave process. Phil also collaborates on the promotion process for the Lecturer ranks in all four academic divisions and frequently prepares materials for teaching-focused committees and projects.

Phil initially joined the Office of the Dean of the Faculty in 2021, serving as Academic Administration Fellow. Before arriving at Princeton, Phil spent several years teaching and conducting field research in Greece and Italy. He holds a Ph.D. in Classics from New York University.

In his downtime, Phil enjoys spoiling his cat, perusing used bookstores, and exploring the hidden corners of New York City. He has also embarked on a years-long quest to travel the world in search of the best pastries.

Areas of Responsibility

  • C/9 – Committee on Appointments and Advancements in the Lecturer Ranks
  • AHIRE Ad Approval – Lecturers and Visiting Faculty
  • Appointments – Associate Research Scholars
  • Appointments – Lecturers
  • Appointments – Visiting Researchers
  • Leaves – Faculty
  • Teaching Budget (FTEs)