Announcement of the Search Advisory Committee for the Dean of the Frederick S. Pardee School for Global Studies

February 4th, 2014

From Dr. Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer
and Dr. Virginia Sapiro, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

We are pleased to announce the membership of the Search Advisory Committee for the Dean of the Frederick S. Pardee School for Global Studies:

  • Nancy Ammerman, Professor of Sociology of Religion, BU School of Theology and Department of Sociology, CAS – Chair
  • Kevin Gallagher, Associate Professor of International Relations, Department of International Relations, CAS
  • Anthony Janetos, Professor of Earth and Environment and Director, Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, Department of Earth and Environment, CAS
  • Sean Kealy, Clinical Associate Professor of Law, BU School of Law
  • Margaret Litvin, Assistant Professor of Arabic & Comparative Literatures, Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature, CAS
  • Timothy Longman, Associate Professor of Political Science and Director, African Studies Center, Department of Political Science, CAS
  • Igor Lukes, University Professor, Professor of International Relations and History,Department of International Relations, CAS

We would like to give special thanks to the CAS Department of International Relations and the BU Faculty Council for their swift efforts in electing members to serve on the committee.  We also want to thank the members of the committee for their service, and give special acknowledgement to Professor Nancy Ammerman who has agreed to serve as Chair.

As outlined in our memo of January 8, the selection of a new dean is among the most important decisions we make.  The Pardee School Dean Search Advisory Committee will immediately begin its work of soliciting nominations for candidates from appropriate sources within the University and evaluating the qualifications and assessing the strength of nominees and applicants.  We look forward to receiving the Committee’s recommendations of 2-3 qualified candidates by Friday, February 28 for final selection by President Brown and approval by the Board of Trustees.

2 Comments on Announcement of the Search Advisory Committee for the Dean of the Frederick S. Pardee School for Global Studies