FACULTY HONOR: Deaton named Knight Bachelor

June 13, 2016 11:38 a.m.

Angus Deaton, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of Economics and International Affairs, has been named a Knight Bachelor "for his services to research in economics and international affairs." The honor entitles him to be known as Sir Angus, or Sir Angus Deaton, and was announced as part of the Queen Elizabeth II's official birthday honors list. Deaton received the 2015 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his analysis of consumption, poverty and welfare.