A search committee has been appointed to help find a new dean for the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota.
The members are looking for a successor to Brian Atwood, who’s leaving in January to become chair of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) Development Assistance Committee in Paris.
David Wippman, dean of the university’s Law School will head the committee, which will look nationally and internationally to find semi-finalists for the job.
Others on the search committee are:
- Ragui Assaad, professor, Humphrey Institute
- Barbara Crosby, professor, Humphrey Institute
- Frank Douma, research fellow, Humphrey Institute
- Gwendolyn Freed, vice president for marketing and communication, Gustavus Adolphus College, and president, Humphrey Alumni Board
- Edward Goetz, professor, Humphrey Institute
- Lawrence Jacobs, professor, Walter F. and Joan Mondale Chair for Political Studies, and director, Center for the Study of Politics and Governance, Humphrey Institute
- Aara Johnson, president, Humphrey Student Association
- Samuel Myers Jr., Roy Wilkins Professor of Human Relations and Social Justice, Humphrey Institute
- Arthur Rolnick, senior fellow, Humphrey Institute
- Kate Rubin, vice president of social responsibility, United Health Group, and member, Humphrey Dean’s Advisory Council
- Jodi Sandfort, associate professor, Humphrey Institute
- Kathryn Sikkink, Regents Professor, Political Science
- Deborah Swackhamer, co-director, Water Resources Center, and Charles M. Denny Chair of Science, Technology, and Public Policy, Humphrey Institute
- John Tunheim, judge, United States District Court, and chair, Humphrey Dean’s Advisory Council
Professor Greg Lindsey will serve as interim dean.