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February 27, 2020 Thursday 11:58:10 AM IST

New dean for Penn’s Wharton School

International Edu News

Erika H. James will become the next dean of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1.  The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett.

Prior to her deanship, she served as the senior associate dean for executive education at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, working closely with faculty to reimagine executive education and lifelong learning opportunities.  

James is an active member of the SurveyMonkey Board and the Graduate Management Admissions Council, and previously served on the board of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the foremost accrediting body in business education. She was awarded the Earl Hill Jr. Faculty Achievement and Diversity Award from The Consortium, an organization committed to increasing diversity in business, starting with graduate school admissions.  She has also been named one of the Top 10 Women of Power in Education by Black Enterprise and as one of the Power 100 by Ebony Magazine.

She holds a Ph.D. and master’s degree in organizational psychology from the University of Michigan and received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Pomona College of the Claremont Colleges, in California. In addition to her roles at Emory and UVA, she has served as an assistant professor at Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business and a visiting professor at Harvard Business School.  




(Content Courtesy: https://penntoday.upenn.edu/news/erika-h-james-named-dean-penns-wharton-school) 



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