Julia Lupton, English and comparative literature professor at UC Irvine, has been awarded the title of Chancellor’s Fellow effective Oct. 1 through Sept. 30, 2010. The title honors and recognizes scholars of exceptional value to the university, whose achievements in scholarship demonstrate extraordinary promise for world-class contributions to knowledge. The three-year honor includes $25,000 per year to support research efforts. Lupton is a Shakespearean scholar and Humanities Out There founding director.