That would be Dr. Pierrot on the right. The younger person is Chloe Pierrot, who seems quite pleased with her father's response to her penetrating question about Aphra Behn. Greg's dissertation takes up the emergence and evolution of the trope of the Black Avenger in Atlantic cultures.
We ran into our colleague Kevin Bell over at the Nittany Lion and he joined in our celebration. As did an enthusiastic Chloe, and a woman whose name is, according to Chloe, "Chloe's Mommie." Hi Katie!
Paul Youngquist's laptop offering its congratulations to the new PhD.