Board of Governors
The Paul Mellon Centre operates under the aegis of Yale University. Four members of Yale University's executive management comprise the Trustees of the Centre, and have legal responsibility for its operations. Susan Gibbons, Chief of Staff to the President and Vice Provost for Collections and Scholarly Communication, is ex-officio Chief Executive of the Paul Mellon Centre.
The Board of Governors currently consists of:
Peter Salovey, President, Yale University
Scott Strobel, Provost and Henry Ford II Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and Professor of Chemistry; Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor, Yale University
Susan Gibbons, Chief of Staff to the President, and Vice Provost for Collections and Scholarly Communication, Yale University
Stephen Murphy, Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Yale University
Timothy Barringer, Paul Mellon Professor of the History of Art, Yale University
Edward S. Cooke, Jr, Charles F. Montgomery Professor of the History of Art, Director of the Center of Study in American Decorative Arts and Material Culture, Yale University
Pericles Lewis, Vice President for Global Strategy and Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives and Douglas Tracy Smith Professor of Comparative Literature and Professor of English, Yale University
Courtney J. Martin, Director of the Yale Center for British Art
Jules D. Prown, Paul Mellon Professor Emeritus Director of History of Art, Yale University
Keith Wrightson, Randolph W. Townshend. Jr. Professor Emeritus of History, Yale University
A group of distinguished representatives meets twice a year to consider applications for financial support offered by the Paul Mellon Centre’s Grants & Fellowships Programme.
The Advisory Council currently consists of:
Jo Applin, Courtauld Institute of Art
Viccy Coltman, University of Edinburgh
Elena Crippa, Whitechapel Gallery
Caroline Dakers, University of Arts London
John Goodall, Country Life
Fiona Kearney, University College Cork
Dorothy Price, Courtauld Institute of Art
Kate Retford, Birkbeck, University of London
Mark Sealy, Autograph ABP
Victoria Walsh, Royal College of Arts
Beth Williamson, University of Bristol
The Council’s meetings are also attended by Rachel Chatalbash, Deputy Director for Research, Yale Center for British Art.
A group of distinguished scholars and publishers meets twice a year to consider proposals for Paul Mellon Centre publications.
The Publications Committee currently consists of:
Paul Binski, University of Cambridge
Alex Bremner, University of Edinburgh
Mark Eastment, Yale University Press
David J. Getsy, University of Virginia
Saloni Mathur, University of California, Los Angeles
Elizabeth Prettejohn, University of York
The most recent Annual Report, No. 52, is available below.
Other copies of Paul Mellon Centre Annual Reports (2015–) are available via our Issuu channel.