Members appointed to search committee for next dean of the faculty

Feb. 6, 2017 1:47 p.m.

Princeton University faculty members have been appointed to the search committee for the next dean of the faculty. Deborah Prentice, the Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, has served as dean of the faculty since 2014 and will succeed David Lee as provost of Princeton on July 1. Lee, professor of economics and public affairs, will return to full-time teaching and research.

The search committee is chaired by David Bell, the Sidney and Ruth Lapidus Professor in the Era of North Atlantic Revolutions and professor of history. The committee also includes the following members:

Yelena Baraz, associate professor of classics

Carlos Brody, the Wilbur H. Gantz III '59 Professor in Neuroscience and professor of molecular biology and the Princeton Neuroscience Institute

Eve Ostriker, professor of astrophysical sciences

Peter Ramadge, the Gordon Y.S. Wu Professor of Engineering and professor of electrical engineering

Jennifer Rexford, the Gordon Y.S. Wu Professor of Engineering and professor of computer science and chair of the Department of Computer Science

Gideon Rosen, the Stuart Professor of Philosophy

Cecilia Rouse, dean of the Woodrow Wilson School and the Lawrence and Shirley Katzman and Lewis and Anna Ernst Professor in the Economics of Education, and professor of economics and public affairs