32. Only by deliberating together about moral questions will we find mutual       respect and common ground. 
      –Amy Gutmann


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Amy Gutmann is the first woman to serve as the Provost of Princeton University, a position she assumed in 2001.  She is also the Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and the University Center for Human Values, of which she was the founding director.  A scholar of political philosophy, democratic theory, and practical ethics, Gutmann has authored and edited many articles and books, including Democratic Education, Democracy and Disagreement, and Ethics and Politics.  Recipient of multiple grants and fellowships, as well as the Princeton President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching in 2000, she holds degrees from Radcliffe, the London School of Economics, and Harvard.