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Aaron Levy

Senior Lecturer
College of Arts and Sciences

Aaron Levy is the Executive Director and Senior Curator of Public Trust (formerly Slought Foundation), a Philadelphia-based non-profit arts organization, where for nearly two decades he has harnessed the power of university and community collaboration in elevating histories and stories of creativity and the struggle for justice in Philadelphia and beyond.

He is the Director of the Health Ecologies Lab in the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania, and Director of Health Humanities Initiatives at Penn Medicine, where he directs the Penn Medicine Listening Lab. A longtime advocate for the healing potential of the arts and humanities, Levy is a Senior Lecturer in the Departments of English and the History of Art at the University of Pennsylvania and has also taught in the School of Social Policy and Practice, the Weitzman School of Design, and the Perelman School of Medicine.