Undergraduate Academic Affairs

How to Make a Life: A Conversation with Robert Stacey

Robert Stacey, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences — the largest college at the University of Washington — talks about the difference between making a living and making a life. In this wide-ranging conversation covering Stacey’s passion for medieval history; why he wanted to teach at the UW; his hopes for students; and leading lives that are worthy of the sacrifices veterans make.


Presented to students on November 10, 2020.

Photo of Robert StaceyFeaturing Robert Stacey

Robert Stacey is dean of the College of Arts & Sciences. He’s also a professor of history. His scholarly work focuses on the history of Jews in medieval England. In 1997, he received the UW Distinguished Teaching Award.