Poggioli Is Appointed To Full Professorship

Renate Poggioli, associate professor in Slavic and Comparative Literature, has been appointed full professor effective July 1, 1950, Provost Buck announced yesterday.

Poggioli was an associate professor at Brown University before coming to Harvard in 1946. He is recognized as an authority on Russian writers and thinkers of the 19th and 20th centuries.

In addition to writing many articles and other publications abroad, Poggioli is the author of "The Idea of Utopia" and "Theory of the Advance-guard Art," soon to be published in English versions.